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CarGurus // online platform for used cars
Design, Full Time    Cambridge, MA    Posted: Friday, June 07, 2019
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Meet CarGurusthe #1 visited online car shopping website in the US. At CarGurus, were building the worlds most trusted & transparent automotive marketplace where its easy to find great deals from top-rated dealers.

Founded in 2006 by Langley Steinert (co-founder of TripAdvisor), CarGurus is a technology company with a passion for data & its power to simplify every aspect of the car shopping experience. Using proprietary technology, search algorithms & innovative data analytics, we provide unbiased validation on pricing, dealer reputation & vehicle history.

We are looking for a Senior Product Designer to create usable, attractive, & high-performing user experiences for CarGurus products. The ideal candidate will be comfortable solving complex customer problems with agile teams that include engineers, product managers, analysts, & copywriters.

An online portfolio or access to samples of past work is required for applicants to this position.

What Youll Do

  • Collaborate with engineering & product leads to research, conceive, design, prototype, & ultimately test new features within the CarGurus consumer- & B2B-facing experiences
  • Create user flows, sketches, user flows, use cases, personas, & other product design & communication artifacts as needed, based on business requirements & constraints
  • Practice a data-driven design approach, & apply user insights & customer feedback (including A/B testing) to rapidly iterate on your designs
  • Understand business strategy & how designs align with strategy
  • Apply measurements of the effectiveness of your designs to your work
  • Work with teams & stakeholders across CarGurus

About You

  • Significant UX design/product design experience
  • Fluent in commonly used design tools such as Sketch & InVision.
  • Fluent in user-centered design principles & testing methodologies
  • Experienced in user research, usability testing & other methods of design validation
  • Can clearly & effectively present & communicate design processes, ideas, & solutions to teams & customers
  • Familiar with HTML, CSS, & JavaScript.
  • Familiar with accessibility concerns
  • Familiar with Agile Scrum methodology
  • Able to demonstrate your understanding of design process & innovation with an online portfolio or samples of your work
  • Able to partner with product managers & engineering to balance technical, business, & customer requirements while applying a user-centric design approach
  • Able & willing to share your knowledge & experience with team members, & to learn from other team members
  • Experience with iOS/mobile design is a nice-to-have
  • Experience with e-commerce and/or digital marketplace products is a nice-to-have.

CarGurus Culture

At the core of our company culture is a spirit of innovation, curiosity & collaboration. True to our start-up roots, were nimble, flexible & hard-working. We have a great respect for testing & learning, & a healthy aversion to scheduling meetings to discuss meetings. Lunch is catered daily. Gym membership is free. Foosball & ping pong are played often. Now a publicly-traded company, were as committed as ever to cultivating the culture that got us here.

In addition to the US, CarGurus operates sites in Canada, the UK & Germany with other markets on the horizon. Our offices are located in Cambridge, MA, Detroit, MI & Dublin, Ireland. If youd like to learn more, please visitour careers page.

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