Google: UX Engineer, Front End at Google (Boulder, CO) (Boulder, CO)

Posted: Feb 6, 2019

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; Sunnyvale, CA, USA; Boulder, CO, USA; New York, NY, USA

Minimum qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, HCI, Design, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Experience with one or more of the following: Java, JavaScript, or C/C++.

  • Experience with web technologies (object-oriented JavaScript, HTML, CSS), and experience with web standards, including HTML5 and CSS3.

  • Experience designing and implementing user interfaces (UIs).


Preferred qualifications:


  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks (Backbone, Angular, or Ember) and CSS pre-processing frameworks (Sass or Less).

  • Experience with scripting languages, such as Python, Ruby, etc.

  • Experience with and passion for user-interface design.

  • Demonstrated sense of web design and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience, including accessibility.

  • Ability to communicate to all levels of users (internal and external), demonstrated problem-solving skills, adaptable, proactive and willing to take ownership.

About the job

Google UX Engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. As a member of an extraordinarily creative, motivated and talented team, you develop new products that are used by millions of people. We need our engineers to be versatile and passionate to take on new problems as we continue to push technology forward. If you get excited about building new things and working across discipline lines, then our team might be your next career step.



Our team works to build applications that enable people to seamlessly collaborate and accomplish complex tasks together. Were on a mission to build apps that will be a refreshing change from the usual enterprise products and tools.



As a UX Engineer, you'll work on the front end of our products and features used by people everyday. The work is challenging, fast-paced, and always changing. You have demonstrated analytical skills, an unwavering commitment to quality, a collaborative work ethic, and cutting-edge coding skills. You live and breathe the fundamentals of JavaScript (not just jQuery), CSS, and HTML, and command a portfolio of web technologies new and old - all in order to launch innovative features to a global audience.

User experience (UX) 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 yield insights that inform product strategy and guide the design of the experiences we create. Our multidisciplinary UX teams include designers, researchers, content strategists, and engineers who are passionate about quality, usability, and performance. We collaborate closely with product managers, software engineers, and many others to solve complex challenges and craft powerful experiences that highlight our products unique capabilities and personalities. Our work touches billions while exemplifying a key principle that is core to Googles philosophy: Focus on the user and all else will follow.

Responsibilities


  • Work closely with UX designers, project managers and back-end engineers to implement versatile front-end solutions to web development issues.

  • Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices in order to push the limits of what a browser can do.

  • Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team.

  • Launch, iterate and make a difference. Provide front-end coding expertise, and help make our products better for users.

  • Design and develop the front ends of user-facing products.

At Google, we dont just accept differencewe celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. 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 emailing [email protected]

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