UX Writing Manager

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Full Time Posted 24 days ago
Main Location
Mountain View, CA, United States
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Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8 years of relevant experience in UX writing or online publishing.
  • 3 years of experience managing UX writing teams.
  • Portfolio of UX-focused writing samples and style guidelines for web and mobile applications.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience on user-focused product writing including work in hardware, software, digital agency, or other relevant product area.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
  • Excellent writing, editing and project management skills.
About the jobAs a User Experience writer, you are an advocate for Google design, working to shape product experiences by creating useful, meaningful text that helps users complete the task at hand. You help set the vision for content and drive cohesive product narratives across multiple platforms and touch points. As a stellar writer, you have a portfolio of work that demonstrates content that simplifies and beautifies the overall user experience.

You work with people in a variety of UX design-related jobs including researchers, product managers, engineers, marketing and customer operations. Collaborating with each, you strive to establish cohesive language and a unified voice across products and platforms. You regularly use empathy, logic and hard data to inform content choices, and are an expert in your product. You provide content recommendations that include the right words and sometimes complementary data and images.

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.”

Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership, direction and mentorship for a team of UX writers. Lead creative and holistic thinking across diverse product releases, platforms and devices.
  • Define best practices for user interface writing and content strategy principles that establish the quality bar.
  • Manage the team’s tactical execution to drive cohesive product narratives across all digital touch points within the product. Collaborate with Designers, Researchers, Prototypers, Product Managers and Engineers to define requirements and manage projects and stakeholders.
  • Help coordinate translations, improve writing tools and processes, format documents and generally lend a hand as needed to produce exceptional software and hardware products.
  • Drive vision and best practices for user interface writing and content strategy principles for a given domain.
At Google, we don’t just accept difference—we 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 completing this form.

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UX Writing Manager
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