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CarGurus // online platform for used cars
 
Cambridge, MA    Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
 
   
 
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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. 

What Youll Do:

Conceive, create, & execute a high performing user experience for CarGurus software products & services. Duties include: engage in meetings with software engineers & product managers to define scope, requirements & deliverables of such product & service; develop a design brief to document project business goals, use cases, milestones & metrics of success; analyze user behavior motives from data & information gleaned from graphs & reframe it in a human centered design language; create design solutions that allow CarGurus customers to complete their tasks while navigating the companys digital products & services; create design deliverables such as user flow charts, journey maps, UI layouts, high-fidelity interactive prototypes; plan, run user research & usability testing to evaluate a product feasibility; write user interface requirements for accurate software implementation; define metrics of success both quantitative & qualitative; & present design rationale & design solutions to product stakeholders & organization leadership.

Who You Are:

Requirements: Bachelors degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, User Experience Design, Communications, or a related field & two (2) years of experience in each of the following: Practical design software, such as Figma, Sketch, or InVision; Prototyping techniques, both digital & physical; Software Information Architecture (front-end); Human-Centered Interaction; User Interface design; User research & usability testing application; Web accessibility standards & best practices; Digital product implementation; & Data analysis.

Alternatively, Four (4) years of experience involving each of the following: Practical design software, such as Figma, Sketch, or InVision; Prototyping techniques, both digital & physical; Software Information Architecture (front-end); Human-Centered Interaction; User Interface design; User research & usability testing application; Web accessibility standards & practices; Digital product implementation; & Data analysis.

CarGurus Culture:

Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women & other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat & see if you could be a great fit.

At CarGurus, we invest in our peoples professional growth with everything from learning & development programs to tuition reimbursement. Want to work on projects that expand your skill set without sacrificing your work/life balance? You got it. We also strive to provide perks & benefits that employees actually care about like free lunch, commuter subsidies, & more. That includes equity in the companyour way of showing that we want you here for the long haul.

We work hard every day to build the worlds most trusted & transparent automotive marketplace, but trust & transparency dont just apply to our consumers. They extend to our talent, too. We aim to create a workplace where everyone feels they can bring the ultimate expression of themselves & their potentialwhere you dont just fit, you thrive. We dont discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

We recognize that flexibility plays a critical role in enabling our people to thrive in both their personal & professional lives. We currently welcome Gurus into our Cambridge, MA office on a voluntary basis but do not require employees to physically be in the office. We will adopt a hybrid working model when health experts & government officials in our local communities deem it safe to do so. Specific arrangements within this model will be up to team leaders discretion; we encourage you to discuss your questions & needs during the interview process.

All US CarGurus employees are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation. This helps us to safeguard the health of our employees & their families, our customers & visitors, & the community at large.

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