Sr UX Architect Uber
The ideal UXA candidate will be an experienced practitioner who is willing to take creative risks, experiment with ideas and approaches, and do whatever it takes to do the best work possible.
Design the information architecture and interaction models for projects. This may include websites, mobile experiences, analytics, or other touch points.
Work in close collaboration with internal teams to develop initial strategy?addressing product, brand, marketing, content, and overall user experience.
Manage user research efforts including designing a research plan, writing screeners, overseeing recruiting, conducting research (i.e. contextual interviews and usability testing).
Lead workshops and meetings.
Create internal and external deliverables including conceptual diagrams, sitemaps, interaction flows, storyboards, page/screen schematics/wireframes, content inventories, media-appropriate copy, and detailed functional specifications.
Work iteratively; develop ideas from sketches to prototypes.
Develop new types of deliverables, workshops, or presentations as necessary.
Collaborate with visual designers, design engineers, technical partners and project managers to generate superb design work and happy stakeholders.
Occasionally direct the work of contractors or other UXAs in a supporting role.
Contribute to Uber's positive internal atmosphere, quality of work, and growth into new fields or industries.
Speak and write about your work.
Required Skills & Qualifications
Minimum 5 years experience in UX.
Experience designing and conducting user research, including contextual inquiry and usability testing.
Superb writing and presentation skills.
An outstanding portfolio that demonstrates your approach to projects, quality thought, storytelling, and an ability to bring your ideas to life.
Excellent deliverables including prototypes, detailed page schematics, sketches, interaction flows, site maps, navigation systems, and web-appropriate writing.
Ability and willingness to sketch/use whiteboard in front of stakeholders.
Ability to articulate business strategy and branding issues, and to balance these with user needs and technological constraints.
Demonstrated ability to manage teams, communicate persuasively, and resolve issues.
Experience working in small collaborative teams.
Familiarity with technical issues and ability to work constructively with engineering teams.
Great attitude and ability to handle change.
Ability to work independently, prioritize, and solve problems proactively.
Creativity and attention to detail.
Travel like a European diplomat: employees are showered with credits.
Ground floor opportunity: shape the strategic direction of the company.
Make a difference: we?re not just another social web app: we?re moving real people/assets and changing transportation for the future.
We have access to an amazing list of advisors and investors that we actively engage.
We have big revenues, big week over week growth, and rave reviews from users (just search Twitter for ?@uber?).
In San Francisco, or willing to relocate. We?ve got a small team and we want to work together!
||181 Howard Street |
San Francisco, CA 94105
Request a black car from the touch of your phone and it arrives within minutes. It's reliable (always shows up, you can watch the car's location on your phone) and convenient (credit card on file...no tipping). Transportation game-changer.
5 - 20M RaisedInvestors: Benchmark Capital
, First Round Capital All Jobs: at Uber
|Headquarters:||181 Howard Street|
San Francisco, CA 94105
|Company Profile:||Today the UberC team is working to provide high-quality, on-demand car service booked easily through your iPhone, Android or SMS. Our location based dispatch platform provides elite, efficient, and simple car service using high-end sedans with reputable drivers rather than traditional taxi cabs.
Uber launched in San Francisco in June 2010 and has since expanded to Seattle, Chicago, Boston and New York City. We were founded by Travis Kalanick and Stumble Upon's Garrett Camp. The company received 11 million dollars in funding from Benchmark and First Round Capital and is seeing amazing revenues across the board. Uber currently has 30 employees, ranging from mathematicians, a neuroscientist, amazing engineers and some pretty amazing people on the Ops side. |
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