Product Designer - Autonomous

At Lyft, community is what we are and it's what we do. It's what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

Our mission is to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation. We are working to reshape cities to be built around people, not cars.

As a product designer at Lyft, you will be involved at every step of the product development process, from brainstorming broad ideas to ensuring design quality through launch. Using your full range of interaction, visual, and product thinking skills, you will lead and own an experience for our Autonomous Software teams.

The Autonomous Design team is focused on making Self-driving vehicles happen at scale. We work very closely with the engineers at our Level 5 team on technically difficult and high-profile projects. The challenge is enormous and we strongly believe product design has a key role to play in the future of Self-driving technologies.

In a lot of ways we function as a startup, meaning we all work closely and collaboratively across organizations to align on product vision and ship product. Our Design and Research teams live and breathe user-centered process to create the best possible, end-to-end, experience for millions of Passengers and Drivers daily. We can be scrappy when we need to be, though we are always focused on quality and impact.

As a qualified candidate, you have a track record of leading projects to successful outcomes for users and the business. You are a strong cross-functional partner, great communicator, and are able to take a solution from idea to implementation. You uphold a high quality bar and have a strong appreciation for the details. Above all, you approach problems holistically and create elegantly simple solutions to multi-faceted problems.


* Problem solve, think (really) big, and explore divergent concepts/ideas while understanding how to converge and build iteratively towards your vision.

* Plan strategically and think tactically as a partner with product and engineering to define the future of the Level 5 team. Identify ways and phases where design can have the greatest impact.

* Influence the shape of the product with research and data while executing design work using high quality wireframes, mockups, user journeys, and cross-platform interactive prototypes.

* Advocate for design by sharing your work and presenting cross-functionally, while being able to precisely articulate design rationale and goals.

* Inspire the entire team and our internal partners by bringing new ideas to the table and defining next-generation interfaces.

* Create a unified, end-to-end experience through close collaboration with team members from across the Product and Marketing Design Teams.

Experience & Skills:

* 6+ years of experience working in UX, UI, HCI related field.

* Experience in any of the following fields: visualization and simulation, mapping, developer tools, HRI, HMI.

* Experience designing on multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Mobile web, Desktop, etc)

* Experience working closely with engineers

* Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate complex design concepts clearly to different audiences, especially to technical staff.

* Highly proficient with design tools (Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

* Highly proficient with interactive prototyping tools (Framer, Principle, Origami, Invision Studio, etc.)

* Excellence in design craft

* Ability to work with a low-ego, highly collaborative, cross-functional team

* Excited about working in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment

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