UX Engineer, Front End, AR @ Google - Los Angeles, CA

Job Overview

2 months ago

UX Engineer, Front End, AR

Google - Los Angeles, CA

This role may also be located in our Playa Vista, CA campus.

Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Remote location(s): United States.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 2 years of experience in a technical, UX, or design environment.
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Experience in designing and implementing user interfaces (UIs). Experience in development or prototyping.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 6 years of coding experience in one or more of the listed languages: Java or C/C++.
  • 3 years of experience in a technical, UX, design environment, or similar.
  • 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 appealing visuals and smart, extensible code.

About the job

At Google, we follow a simple but vital premise: "Focus on the user and all else will follow." Google’s UX Engineers are versatile and passionate about taking on new problems to push technology forward. They’re comfortable wearing many hats and get excited about working across discipline lines to develop products used by millions of people every day.

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 attitudes, emotions, and behaviors 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 UX Engineer, you'll work on the front end of our products in a challenging, fast-paced environment, helping to bridge UX best practices and production execution. You’ll demonstrate your creativity, analytical skills, and knowledge of user facing technologies to enable efficient, high quality execution and communications and launch innovative features to a global audience.

The Google Augmented Reality team is a diverse group of experts tasked with building the foundations for great immersive computing and building helpful, delightful user experiences. We're focused on making immersive computing accessible to billions of people through mobile devices, and our scope continues to grow and evolve.

Additional Information

(Colorado only*) Minimum full-time salary range between $130,000 - $139,000 + 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.


  • Work closely with UX designers, project managers, and back-end engineers to implement versatile front-end solutions to web development issues.
  • Explore product concepts to find promising directions that address both human and business needs.
  • Advise, collaborate with, and synthesize feedback from UX designers and researchers.
  • Deliver innovative, engaging prototypes using the latest in front-end technologies.
  • Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team.
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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