Industrial Designer at
Lyft

The Opportunity

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft’s industrial design team is seeking a passionate Industrial Designer to help expand our capabilities. As an Industrial Designer, you are expected to have a deep knowledge of the entire industrial design process from conceptualization, to design strategy, to project management, and manufacturing support. You will be an expert contributor, innovating and pushing the Industrial Design, Brand, and Product vision beyond the competition. This person will be expected to successfully guide products all the way to production.

Our Industrial Designers practice their craft at the highest level and have the ability to juggle full design and development programs with smaller design initiatives. You should possess ample ideation and innovation skills to envision and clearly articulate the story of the next-generation product line.

Lyft Industrial Design is a new division working on a broad variety of hardware efforts such as micro-mobility and rideshare. You will be expected to roll up your sleeves and hustle. We are moving fast, innovating, and operating with ambiguity. You should be self motivated and flexible to lend a hand as new obstacles arise. Please make sure your portfolio is included with your application.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with cross-functional teams to successfully visualize concepts and translate them into feasible solutions, all while balancing innovation with functional requirements and on-brand design
  • Conceptualize aesthetic and functional solutions while integrating insights
  • Lead design reviews and manage design programs
  • Work with research specialists to produce user-centric and market-appropriate concepts
  • Work closely with executives and the leadership team on key strategic initiatives
  • Collaborate closely with engineers on innovative design solution that can be produced at scale

Experience:

  • 3+ years of professional experience as an Industrial Designer
  • Proven track record of design excellence as reflected in awards or industry recognition
  • Demonstrated design and development of products taken to market
  • Broad-based experience designing product for multiple categories
  • Expertise in design for manufacturing
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; comfortable with communicating and interacting effectively at all levels within the organization, including senior management, customers, partners and suppliers
  • Expert CAD and 3D photo-rendering, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience in managing external design agencies is a plus

Benefits:

  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment  without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. 

Location

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