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Visual Designer, Early Career

San Francisco, CA (On-site)
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Full-Time
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Junior
Doesn't Require College/University Enrollment
2024-05-15
4.3

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Design (e.g., Interaction, Graphic, Visual Communications, etc.), Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary UX or Product teams (e.g., Motion, Interaction, UX Research, Engineering, UX writer) on technical implementation.
  • Portfolio highlighting experience in visual design.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 1 year of visual design experience.
  • Proficient with industry-standard design tools (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch).
  • Ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project deadlines.

About the job

At Google, we follow a simple but vital premise: "Focus on the user and all else will follow." Google’s Visual Designers weave space, typography, color, iconography, and texture together to help people successfully navigate our products. We believe that all of our products should be beautiful and accessible.

Google User Experience (UX) is made up of multi-disciplinary teams of UX Designers, Researchers, Writers, Content Strategists, Program Managers, and Engineers: we care deeply about the people who use our products. The UX team plays an integral part in gathering insights about the behaviors and perceptions of people who use our products to inspire and inform design. We collaborate closely with each other and with engineering and product management to create industry-leading products that deliver value for the people who use them, and for Google’s businesses.

As a Visual Designer, you’ll rely on user-centered design methods to craft industry-leading user experiences—from concept to execution. Like all of our UX jobs, you’ll collaborate with your design partners to leverage and evolve the Google design language to build beautiful, innovative, inspired products that people love to use.

User experience is at the forefront of how we create intuitive, innovative, and beautiful products that people love. We strive to learn and understand our users’ needs, behaviors, and emotions to gather insights that inform product strategy and design. Our UX teams include designers, researchers, content strategists, and engineers who are passionate about quality, usability, and simplicity. We work on collaborative teams to solve complex challenges and craft experiences that highlight our products’ unique capabilities and personalities. Our work touches billions while exemplifying a key principle that is core to Google’s philosophy: “Focus on the user and all else will follow.”

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $102,000-$150,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.

Responsibilities

  • Design one or more of Google's consumer-facing products.
  • Communicate and present ideas and designs to a cross-functional product development team effectively.
  • Present the user interface visually to ensure that the information is easy to find, read, and understand.
  • Partner with peers and stakeholders across UX, Product Management, and Engineering to understand, challenge, and design features for users.
  • Think holistically about the visual style of Google products and be a driving motivator to unify its application across multiple surfaces and platforms.

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