Google

UX Researcher, Fitbit

Company:
Google
Location:
🇺🇸
London, England
Posted on:
May 13, 2022

At Google, we follow a simple but vital premise: "Focus on the user and all else will follow." User Experience Researchers (UXRs) make this possible.User Experience (UX) is made up of multi-disciplinary teams of Designers, Researchers, Writers, Content Strategists, Program Managers, and Engineers who care deeply about the people who use our products. We play an integral part in gathering insights about product user n2022-03-21T10:31:50.718Z 72594432324444870 Visual Design Lead, UX Studio, Fitbit

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in design-related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience working with UX or product teams (motion, interaction, UX research, engineering, content strategy) on technical implementation.
  • Experience implementing visual design systems across a range of platforms using tools (e.g., Figma and Sketch).
  • Portfolio showing multiple projects and direct contributions.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with designing, prototyping, and implementing expressive UI that adapts and/or moves.
  • Familiarity with technical constraints and limitations as they apply to designing for platforms such as mobile, Android, and iOS.
  • Knowledge of design systems.
  • Ability to act as a leader and communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale within a user-centered design process.
  • Ability to closely collaborate with other UX functions, product management, and engineering to take product from concept to launch.
  • Ability to take initiative, solve problems, prioritize and manage workloads, and meet critical project deadlines.

About The Job

Fitbit's mission in to help everyone be healthier. Our 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.

As a Visual Design Lead on the Fitbit team, you will work with a team of visual, motion, and interaction designers across the globe to create engaging and delightful experiences on our wearable and mobile products. You will be a strategic partner with colleagues across Fitbit and various Google teams.

Fitbit’s wide range of innovative products, including smartwatches, trackers, and a smart scale, help people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration, and guidance to reach their health and fitness goals. Coupled with our leading software and Fitbit Premium, our immersive platform experience delivers personalized experiences, insights, and guidance to support our users’ health and wellness. Fitbit’s mission has always been to help make everyone in the world healthier and now, as part of Google we’ll be able to make health even more accessible to everyone.

Responsibilities

  • Lead visual design direction for our products and cross-surface design system team.
  • Develop and execute high-quality proposals from concept to production.
  • Create visual design frameworks, pattern libraries, and visual style guides.
  • Evolve the continued development of Fitbit's design language and design systems.
  • Design with the brand holistically across multiple surfaces and platforms.

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.

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