Design Manager

New York, NY +1

Uber Eats is seeking a Design Manager to lead a team of designers building the future of verticals on the platform. You'll drive the future of shopping experiences that span Grocery, Retail, and Restaurants, working closely with the platform team, cross-functional customers, and across the Uber organization.

The role demands system thinking, phenomenal execution, ambitious innovation, obsession with quality, fearlessness, and optimism to be passionate about the unknown and never settle, solving problems with creativity while keeping the user in mind and ambition to take projects to the finish line!

What you'll do

  • You'll collaborate with design leads and cross-functional collaborators to help craft the vision and strategies behind some of the most important and exciting initiatives in the company.
  • Set the bar high by knowing what quality looks like and how to help product teams ship at that quality with minimal impact on velocity.
  • Drive standard methodologies in overall experiences and product design -- way beyond the visual.
  • Help designers and researchers become the collaborative glue that encourages product management and engineering while also developing their strengths at envisioning what could be.
  • Help designers develop a wide array of hard and soft skills based on their career goals and what the team needs
  • Run design reviews, crits, sprints, and own some of your own projects
  • You should feel comfortable changing elevations quickly, from high-level critical thinking to evaluating research, interaction, and visual design execution.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrate long-term thinking around strategic and business-focused activities.
  • Will have shipped many successful software products with a significant impact on the user experience and business. 0-1 experience is a plus.
  • Extensive experience conducting and/or collaborating with user research and data science to demonstrate their respective insights
  • Will have managed and mentored both junior and more senior product designers.
  • Proven track record to provide thought leadership and guide a team towards achieving a common goal.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Experience leading consumer shopping experiences is a plus