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Design Manager

San Francisco, CA

Our Design teams are focused not just on the functional, but also on joy and delight. Our work ignites opportunity and changes the way the world moves, and we design for users around the world of all backgrounds and abilities.

The Uber Mobility Team is hiring a Design Manager! This manager will lead a team of designers building the future of Maps across the Uber platform. We work closely with cross-functional partners and across Uber, including the Rider, Earner, and Delivery teams.

The role demands system thinking, outstanding execution, ambitious innovation, obsession with craft and quality, and passion for solving complex customer problems.

What You Will Do

  • You'll collaborate with design and cross-functional collaborators to craft the vision and strategies behind some of the company's most meaningful and exciting initiatives.
  • 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.
  • Be the voice of the customer and champion solving user problems
  • Help designers develop a wide array of hard and soft skills based on their career goals and what the team needs
  • Lead design reviews, crits, sprints, and own some of your projects
  • You should feel comfortable changing elevations quickly, from high-level critical thinking to evaluating research, interaction, and design execution.

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of Product Design experience
  • 3+ years of management experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrate long-term thinking around strategic and business-focused activities.
  • Experience shipping successful software products with a significant impact on the user experience and business.
  • Experience designing 0-1 products.
  • Extensive experience conducting and/or collaborating with user research and data science to demonstrate their respective insights.
  • Experience leading and mentoring both junior/senior product designers.
  • Experience in providing thought leadership and guiding a team towards achieving a common goal.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.

For San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$198,000 per year - USD$220,000 per year.

You will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

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