Design Engineer

US-CA-San Francisco
10 months ago
Department
Design - Design
US-CA-San Francisco
Requisition Post Information* : External Company Name
Uber Technologies, Inc.
Requisition Post Information* : External Company URL
www.uber.com

Uber Overview

About Uber

We’re changing the way people think about transportation. Not that long ago we were just an app to request premium black cars in a few metropolitan areas. Now we’re a part of the logistical fabric of more than 600 cities around the world. Whether it’s a ride, a sandwich, or a package, we use technology to give people what they want, when they want it.

 

For the people who drive with Uber, our app represents a flexible new way to earn money. For cities, we help strengthen local economies, improve access to transportation, and make streets safer.

 

And that’s just what we’re doing today. We’re thinking about the future, too. With teams working on autonomous trucking and self-driving cars, we’re in for the long haul. We’re reimagining how people and things move from one place to the next.

 

Job Description

Design Engineering at Uber merges the roles of product design and engineering, bringing the most innovative product concepts to life. In an Design Engineering role, you will need both design and technical skills and a passion for both.  You’ll work in a team along with user experience designers, researchers and engineers to create proof-of-concept prototypes and interactions, helping make decisions faster and rendering complex and data rich designs and UIs that are both beautiful and highly usable.

 

A Design Engineer’s ultimate goal is to envision and ship great experiences, and you will use your experience to produce products that touch millions of users every day.

 

Learn more about the Design Team and the work being done here https://www.uber.design.

 

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Deliver engaging experiences using the latest in front-end technologies.
  • Create detailed prototypes and web experiences focusing on elevating the end user’s experiences for our web properties.
  • Advise and synthesize feedback from research, design, UX and Engineering team members.
  • Expand the real-world constraints of engineering to increase design capabilities.
  • Identify and prioritize efforts most impactful to design and engineering.
  • Build tools and frameworks that can be largely used by the broader design and engineering team.
  • Ensure design intent is realized in production.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Design or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of developing websites and applications.
  • Have experience building brand experiences and marketing websites.
  • JavaScript development experience. (react.js a plus)
  • Relentless obsession over pixel perfect designs and interaction details that make magical experiences.
  • Experience with vector and motion graphics, including SVG, HTML5 Canvas, and Animation via JavaScript and CSS.
  • Amazing communication and collaboration skills.

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