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Google UX Research Manager, Google Meet and Google Duo in Kirkland, Washington

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Learning Sciences, Statistics, Psychology, related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 8 years of experience working in an applied research setting and/or product research and development.

  • 3 years of experience managing UX research teams.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience running user research programs employing a variety of research methods.

  • Experience developing, managing, and executing multiple research roadmaps as a leader and manager.

  • Ability to guide teams on using a wide variety of methods, and to triangulate results across additional data sets, both internal and external.

  • Excellent teamwork skills and ability to work with a wide variety of partners from different disciplines and levels.

The Google Meet team is passionate about understanding how people connect, communicate, and collaborate together. The landscape of working has changed and is rapidly evolving. We are focused on unifying communication services, software, and hardware to seamlessly enhance every “meeting” and call in the connected workspace.

With an equal focus on rapid growth and quality, our team is working to develop the next generation of communication and collaboration infrastructure for people who create together.

As a UX Research Manager, you will be a key driver of these communication and collaboration experiences. You will solve technical and product challenges as we build a better way to communicate and get stuff done. Your leadership and research will drive this evolution across a number of user segments.

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.”

Additional Information

(Colorado only*) Minimum salary range between $180,000 - $194,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.

*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation range for this role when being hired into our offices in Colorado.

  • Manage a team of researchers focused on creating and improving a variety of experiences across several user-facing program areas across education, consumer, and commercial user segments.

  • Identify potential areas for pathfinding/foundational research and scope research in those areas.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy ( and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form ( .