Ida Mayer

I’m seeking new challenges with a role that involves HCI and product design, while leveraging my expertise in engineering and web development.

(650) 701-7095


Google Privacy UX Senior UX Engineer

2019 - PRESENT

  • Build prototypes to enable international privacy research
  • Generate interaction design solutions for testing with lead designers
  • Assess technical feasibility of design and research recommendations

Google Travel Senior Software Engineer

2015 - 2018

  • Frontend developer on Google travel guide
  • Implemented “itineraries” and “suggested itineraries” UIs
  • Frontend (JS, CSS, HTML) and web server (Java) development

Google Actions Senior Software Engineer

2013 - 2015

  • Tech lead for 3 person team implementing Actions within google search: set milestones, assigned tasks, managed launch cals
  • Full stack development: web frontend and across 3 different backend systems. Release engineer

Google Search Software Engineer

2011 - 2013

  • Frontend developer on Mobile Web Search, Search Features, and Image Search
  • Rapid prototyping for multiple speculative design projects
  • Built updated nav bar on Search as an only 2 engineer team
  • Launched Doodles on mobile



Languages: Java, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, C++


Print design portfolio

Web design:,,


Carnegie Mellon University

BS Computer Science

BA Creative Writing

BA Multilingual Studies

Graduated Summa cum Laude and with Honors. ΦBK. Andrew Carnegie Scholars.

Favorite coursework in neuroscience, algorithms, HCI, Mandarin, and communication design.



Partner Acrobatics semi-professional performing artist.

Psychology / Neuroscience especially topics of brain anatomy and human performance.

AFAA Certified fitness instructor.

Dancing especially blues fusion, lindy hop, and contemporary.

Cooking especially unusual flavors or cooking methods.

German Language besonders mag ich Redewendungen übungen.