Zūm is the leader in children’s rides and care, getting kids safely to-and-from school and activities while providing childcare when needed. Parents get peace of mind knowing drivers are vetted and reliable, while schools get end-to-end student transportation that brings more convenience, visibility and cost-efficiency. To date we’ve driven over 3.5 million miles, giving rides to more than 500K children -- with rides booked by families and 2000+ schools. We are a VC-backed company with funding from top investors including Sequoia Capital and Spark Capital.
 
Job Overview: 

We’re looking for an exceptional, visually-driven user experience designer to join our growing design team. You will collaborate with designers, engineers, and product managers to craft elegant, customer-focused experiences – working on projects throughout the planning, design and development lifecycle. As a tastemaker and storyteller on the team, you will advocate for design excellence with both hands-on building and meeting with partners. You will contribute to product vision, and collaborate with a team that defines and designs user interfaces, systems, and the interaction, visual, and motion design patterns for 3 mobile consumer and 2 enterprise applications that will propel Zūm as we rapidly grow new markets and scale the business nationally. Come help us design the future.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and prototype elegant solutions for mobile and web applications
  • Partner with product managers on product strategy and definition
  • Identify user needs, sketch solutions with prototypes, usability test with users, and refine designs with data and user feedback
  • Document detailed interaction models and UI specifications
  • Collaborate with other designers to maintain design consistency and coherence across the features on Zūm
  • Manage and prioritize a workload of multiple projects from concept to completion
  • Evangelize best UX practices to other designers, engineers, and product managers

Job Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of experience designing and releasing mobile consumer and web enterprise products
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Interaction Design, HCI or similar field
  • Tremendous visual design skills and the ability to tell a story
  • Ability to juggle multiple top-priority tasks and efficiently focus on delivery
  • Proficient in user-centered design methods, exploration, storytelling, and detailed interaction design
  • An empathetic and inquisitive nature
  • A passion for solving problems from big-picture strategy to the tiny details
  • Have a positive attitude, open mind, and a desire to collaborate and learn
  • Prototyping skills
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Communicate effectively across all levels of the organization -- from individual contributors to executive staff
  • A great attitude and sense of humor goes a long way

Perks/Benefits:

  • Ability to have a huge impact at an early-stage, mission-driven startup
  • Competitive compensation, including cash and equity
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits, including paid membership to One Medical
  • Delicious and healthy daily catered lunch
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Fun office environment, overlooking the beautiful waters in Redwood Shores

Please submit a portfolio and resume as part of your application.

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