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BlaBlaCar // long distance carpooling service
Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Wednesday, January 08, 2020
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Company Description

At BlaBlaCar, we imagine a fairer, more open world of travel; where people are given the independence to connect with the places they love - & each other. BlaBlaCar is the world's leading long-distance carpooling platform - a global, trusted community of 70 million drivers & passengers in 22 countries. With the recent integration of a Busnetwork, our aim is to become the go-to for shared road mobility.

Job Description

Why join us?

Our design team comes from a variety of countries & backgrounds, yet we all have one thing in common: passion. We're constantly challenging ourselves - whether it's a user problem, a small interface bug, or a way of working; we're always asking how we can make things better.

When asked what they like about working at BlaBlaCar, our Designers mention: We are involved early in projects, We rely a lot on data to make decisions, We're designing a service that is actually changing how millions of people travel, We dive into fascinating topics like social interactions, trust mechanisms in different countries, value of comfort, or perception of time, We save a lot of time by working with our own design system, We work in a company with a strong design culture that embraces the value of UX.

We're always investing in our design team, & today, are looking for a UX Developer to join us.

Check out some of our team's blog posts to learn more about how we work.

Our goal is to share solution ideas in their most complete & convincing form at every stage of the design process, whether it's internal design critique or final usability test before the handoff.

We plan to achieve that by bridging the gap between design & development teams. Our belief is that designers & developers shouldn't be building interfaces with completely different tools, methods & libraries. We hope that one day we'll be able to design with production components connected to real data with minimal effort.

To do that we're looking for a UX Developer who will be in charge of building top-notch, delightful, connected to real data & reusable prototypes to be used for usability tests & for internal sharing & who also will work on build stronger & closer connection with the tech team.

This person will be part of a transversal team that will be defining tools & methods for all product & design teams to deliver faster & better solutions. This person will also work closely with developers who will help build the future of prototyping at BlaBlaCar.


What you will need to be successful:

  • 3+ years of hands-on prototyping

  • Previous experience in product design & ideally development (React, javascript)

  • Understanding the design process, as well as product development & engineering principle

  • Familiar with Design System principles

  • Passionate about processes, workflows & systemic solutions

  • Tenacious & driven person

  • Team player mindset, comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary team

  • Calm in ambiguous & changing environment

  • Humility, structure, passion, sense of humor, & action-oriented attitude

  • Fluency in English

Additional Information

A few practical details about the role

  • Start: As soon as you are ready!

  • Location: Paris HQ

  • Contract: Permanent contract (CDI)

  • Compensation: Competitive package based on experience

What we offer all of our employees

  • The opportunity to have a meaningful impact, building a CO2-saving global travel network enabling strong human connections too

  • A strongFun & Seriouscompany culture;

  • An international environment with a team counting 35 nationalities, serving a global member-base from 8 offices around the world (Berlin, Kiev, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris (HQ), So Paulo, Warsaw);

  • State-of-the-art office spaces, in a great location

And some other great perks!

  • Free carpooling to live our value Be The Member

  • Annual BlaBlaBreak which takes us all for an unforgettable weekend

  • Possibility to work from another BlaBlaOffice abroad for a week once a year (BlaBlaSwap)

  • Opportunity to attend Tech conferences in France & Europe.

What is next?

If you are ready to join our exciting journey, please apply below: upload your resume in English (PDF format) & answer our questions in English.

Kindly note that only complete applications will be reviewed by our hiring team & that all your information will be kept confidential.

You can expect us to review your application within the following 3 weeks. If your application & profile fit our requirements, we will invite you for an HR & technical phone interview, & a round of onsite interviews.

BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity & are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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