Uber is hiring a

Product Designer

Pittsburgh, United States

The Uber Advanced Technology Center is the Pittsburgh division of the Uber team; a high-performance culture marked by fearlessness and hyper-productivity. We focus on the development of key long-term technologies that advance Uber’s mission of bringing safe, reliable transportation to everyone, everywhere. Our research is primarily in the areas of mapping, vehicle safety, and autonomy. Our team is comprised of world-renowned researchers with decades of experience. We are building a world class team to integrate our technologies into vehicles.

Do you dream about changing the world using your passion for excellence and speed in delivery?  Then you should apply to join our team. We are ambitious, engaged and excited about advancing the transportation industry across the world. We are moving real assets and real people. Our work will make this process safer and more efficient now and in the decades to come.

We are highly user-centric and we deeply believe we can innovate our way out of any box.  The role demands great execution, bold innovation, obsession with quality, fearlessness and optimism to be inspired by the unknown and never settle, solving problems with creativity while keeping the user in mind and ambition to take projects to the finish line.

We might be a good match if...

You believe in craftsmanship and create elegant and compelling designs, over and over.

Your portfolio has some best-in-class work. You're a walking encyclopedia of microinteractions in use (on mobile, web, desktop, etc), and have nuanced views on how to make many of them even better.

You’ve shipped product.

You’ve weathered release cycles and know what details matter at each stage, how to motivate engineers to get the fit and finish right, how to translate insights from user studies into meaningful action, and what’s most likely to go afoul at each stage. You can share several shining examples of real work you've shipped, and what you learned along the way.

You substantially contribute to defining the 'what' as well as the 'how'.

You're a product manager's secret weapon. You thrive best when helping to define the requirements, not just translating them into designs. You facilitate and draw the best design ideas from teammates.

Prototyping is a key part of your toolset.

You’ve prototyped on multiple platforms. You’ve made last-minute tweaks between user studies. You know how to be all kinds of quick and dirty, but dream of better prototyping tools.

You’re scrappy.
A self starter and able to lean in when necessary to push a project over the finish line. You come up with creative solutions to completing projects in less-than-ideal situations. A lack of resources doesn’t stop you. You enjoy the challenge of finding ways to get it done.

You’ve got end-to-end skills.

You see the big picture but sweat the small stuff too. You are a strategic thinker who can prioritize and problem solve at the same time while executing superlative designs-s that tell stories. Your refined sense of design, technical skills, and ability to work in a range of styles inherently makes you a fun, easy going person who we want to be part of our team.

Bonus: You’re technical.
You don’t necessarily have to be able to build your own app but you’re fluent in the technologies required to create the framework.

Bonus: You’ve grown a team.

The team is growing quickly. You’re able to build the systems for you (and others) to effectively evaluate and hire designers and researchers who can take Uber to new levels of awesomeness.

PERKS

  • Employees get Uber credits each month.
  • The rare opportunity to change the world such that everyone around you is using the product you built. We’re not just another social web app, we’re moving real people and assets and reinventing transportation and logistics globally.
  • Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment.

BENEFITS

  • 401(k) plan, gym reimbursement, nine paid company holidays.
  • Full medical/dental/vision package to fit your needs.
  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.

We're still in the early stages of teaching this pony new tricks. We need brains and passion to make it happen and to make it happen in style.