Product Designer, Cartography

3 months ago
US-CA-San Francisco
Design - Design
US-CA-San Francisco
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Uber Technologies, Inc.
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Uber Overview

About Uber


Uber is a technology company that is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. We are building technology people use everyday. Whether it's heading home from work, getting a meal delivered from a favorite restaurant, or a way to earn extra income, Uber is becoming part of the fabric of daily life.


We're making cities safer, smarter, and more connected. And we're doing it at a global scale—energizing local economies and bringing opportunity to millions of people around the world.


Uber's positive impact is tangible in the communities we operate in, and that drives us to keep moving forward.


Job Description

About the job

The Cartography Team at Uber collaborates with engineers and researchers to match together massive datasets, code, and design. We’re looking for a talented and thoughtful product designer who is happy in both the design and engineering fields. If you’re a designer with strong engineering skills, or an engineer with keen design instincts, you might be the person for the job. And if you’re enthusiastic about digital maps — or really excited to learn about the mapping problem space, we want to chat!


We are solving immensely complex and compelling navigation and mapping questions, and your role on the team would help us realize these solutions. You will bring new ideas about the future of mapping, get scrappy and dedicated to getting things done, and work in collaboration on intricate creative challenges.

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with engineers, designers, and project managers to propose, design, test, and ship navigation and map related designs to customers.
  • Take ownership of filed tasks, edit and deploy style code changes
  • Produce static and interactive design concepts
  • At least 4 years experience in a design or engineering role
  • Thoughtful about crisp, clean interfaces and human interaction design
  • Expert with design tools such as Adobe CC, Sketch, etc. 
  • Mapping experience such as GIS, Mapbox, Esri products, data driven styles, OSM, spatial databases, Mapbox for Unity, GEOlayers for After Effects, TomTom Maps ideal 
  • Programming knowledge of stylesheets, GIT, scripting, JavaScript general, Leaflet.js, React, GIS, JSON, Mapbox APIs, Mapbox GL JS, Mapbox Style Spec, WebGL general,, D3, Framer/CoffeeScript, Carto DB, GeoJSON, SQL encouraged
  • Prototyping and motion design experience in tools such as Adobe After Effects, InVision, Framer, Principle, etc. encouraged


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