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Google Information Architect, Technical Writing, Google Cloud in Boulder, Colorado

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.

  • 4 years of experience as an Information Architect.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with collaboration across other functions/teams, and an understanding of content strategies and audience development.

  • Experience working with UX Researchers on information architecture significant projects with multiple audiences and domains that the information serves.

  • Experience running or defining A/B tests or working with rapid UX testing tools.

  • Familiarity with content management systems and/or website production tools and related processes.

  • Ability to work with multiple groups, including remote teams, and build a networks across a complex, fast-moving organization.

  • Solid project management or program management skills.

Technical writers plan, create, and maintain educational content as an integral part of the engineering or user experience. The content is often in the form of documentation, but may also be UI text, sample code, videos, or other educational material. Regardless of the content medium, technical writers are distinguished by their abilities to explain complex topics in a way that’s useful to their audience.

As an Information Architect, you'll be part of a cross-functional group responsible for delivering user experience for our documentation, code samples, and learning models on cloud.google.com and within the Google Cloud console. We aim to provide our users with delightful experiences that get them started faster and help Google Cloud Platform differentiate itself. You will deliver on this mission through improving the user experience, information architecture, navigation, and reducing fragmentation and discoverability issues. You will work with our content strategists, technology leads, information architects, user experience researchers, and our counterparts in the Google Cloud Marketing and Development Site platform teams.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

Additional Information

(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $128,000 + bonus + equity + benefits .

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

  • Design, develop, prototype, and test user site-wide navigation and information architecture models.

  • Work with UX Research, designers, and others to identify the best solutions to user problems in the content ecosystem.

  • Communicate and manage change management for projects.

  • Develop a taxonomy to apply metadata to content in order to better surface-up content according to the mental model of our users.

  • Manage projects and change management of significant scope that drives information architecture, navigation, and UX change to all of Google Cloud.

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 (https://careers.google.com/eeo/) 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 (https://goo.gl/forms/aBt6Pu71i1kzpLHe2) .

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