UI/UX Engineer, Emerging Products

Cambridge, MA, United StatesCambridge, United Kingdom
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CarGurus is a technology company with a passion for data and its power to simplify every aspect of the car shopping experience. Perks and benefits include:

  • Daily catered lunch
  • Free gym membership
  • Commuter passes
  • Health, Dental, & 401K match
  • Meet CarGurus—the #1 visited online car shopping website in the US. At CarGurus, we’re building the world’s most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace where it’s 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 and its power to simplify every aspect of the car shopping experience. Using proprietary technology, search algorithms and innovative data analytics, we provide unbiased validation on pricing, dealer reputation and vehicle history.

    CarGurus is looking for skilled UI/UX Engineers who can help drive the efficiency with which we deliver and evolve our industry leading products. Emerging Product focuses on transformative opportunities in the automotive space. These projects tend to have longer time horizons due to their challenging and exploratory nature.  As such, an interest in rapid product experimentation and iteration is a core attribute for successful team members.  Our currently public initiatives are:

    1. P2P – Making selling or buying privately easy, safe, and secure.
    2. Finance & Digital Retail – Enabling car buying online, starting with financing transparency.

     Our startup DNA means we particularly value diverse backgrounds and perspectives.  Come help build the next phase of CarGurus!

    What you will do:

    • Collaborate with fellow engineers, designers, and data analysts to create rich UI experiences grounded in quantitative and qualitative research.
    • Pitch in wherever there will be the greatest impact. This could be anything from implementing a new full consumer facing feature, to integrating with a key partner or technology, to a quick vapor or A/B test to help determine what’s next.
    • Continuously learn and expand your capabilities

     Who You Are:

    • 1-3 years of HTML and CSS (LESS)
    • Experience with modern JavaScript (we use React)
    • An eye for UX design
    • Curious and plays well with others

    CarGurus Culture:

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

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

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