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Sr. Product Designer - Rider Design, New Verticals



Product, Design
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

Sr. Product Designer - Rider Design, New Verticals

Product Design, Design
in San Francisco, California

About the Role:

The Rider Design team is hiring a Sr. Product Designer to work on Uber’s new vertical experiences across mobile and web, as well as other new verticals and growth opportunities.

Within this role, you will take on interaction and service design challenges, and you will work on big new ideas that will transform how people use our product. You will collaborate with engineers, product managers, and some of the world's best designers and researchers in a fast-paced and rapidly growing environment. You will make magic by crafting and shipping delightful experiences for people worldwide.

Uber Design teams are focused not just on the functional, but also on joy and delight. Our work ignites opportunity and changes the way the world moves, and we design for users across the globe of all backgrounds and abilities.

What You Will Do:

Onboard to the Uber Design team: Learn how we collaborate and use design tools, how to design with the Uber Base design system, and how we design for clarity, inclusion, accessibility, scalability, and global localization

Onboard to your product area: Meet your cross-functional stakeholders, learn about their business goals and strategy, get familiar with existing tech platforms, and understand your team’s product development and launch review process

Scope: Work on projects of all sizes, from problems that are well-known to those more complex and conceptual, while leading a roadmap in your product area

Process: Build a deep understanding of the users you are designing for through data and research, lead the end-to-end design process, solicit and incorporate feedback from experts, translate your designs to build with engineers, and work flexibly with a variety of teams. Design at all levels of fidelity and practice good judgment on making tradeoffs.

Craft: Deliver designs that are innovative and elegant, buildable and scalable, and are thoroughly documented. Have a strong understanding of business, data, and engineering requirements, and create experiences that deliver customer value.

Efficiency: Prioritize and manage your time efficiently, operate with high autonomy, and easily adapt to challenges.

Communication: Communicate with clarity and persuasiveness, and effectively present your work and rationale to all the relevant stakeholders. Proactively communicate with your team and manager, facilitate design sessions, and collaborate with other designers. Maintain honest and trusting relationships with your team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of product design experience
  • Experience building products for mobile apps, tablets, and web interfaces

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Figma or similar tools and prototyping methods
  • A degree in HCI, Graphic Design, or a related field
  • A portfolio showing your high-quality, thoughtful UI and UX work
  • Experience working with user experience researchers and various methods of research
  • Experience designing with large-scale design systems and frameworks
  • Preference for experience with car, vehicle, or autonomous vehicle technologies or user interfaces
  • Highly proficient in storytelling and prototyping
  • Experience working and collaborating with diverse teams in a dynamic, rapid growth environment.
  • Ability to strongly articulate your design work and rationale to your peers and cross-functional team.

For San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$171,000 per year - USD$190,000 per year.

You will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link https://www.uber.com/careers/benefits.

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.