Sr UX Writer - Uber Eats


Toronto, ON, Canada

Full time

Nov 13

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Whether it's a sandwich, a burrito, or groceries, the Uber Eats team builds technology to connect people with what they want, when and where they want it. Our Design team crafts functional and delightful user experiences for courier, restaurants, and consumers--on screen and in the real world--and helps set a people-centric long term vision for Eats. We are an interdisciplinary team including product designers, writers, and researchers.

About the Role

As a UX Writer, you'll work on the Product Design team to build intuitive, resonant experiences for the people who use our eats, courier, and restaurant products. You'll use meticulously crafted language to help customers reach their goals, and you'll play an integral role in crystallizing project vision and strategy. Yes, you'll be writing. But you'll also be encouraged to understand your audience and make decisions that reflect their best interests. You're a designer--and words are your design language.

What You'll Do

  • Write interface copy in our apps, which not only propel digital experiences but also physical ones.
  • Enable new means of interacting with our products in a spoken, conversational way.
  • Create compelling long-term strategies that allow content to scale globally.
  • Use metrics and research to inform and validate your work.
  • Collaborate with visual designers, engineers, product managers, product marketers, and many others to bring your creations to life.
  • Partner with legal, localization, and support to ensure your creations are appropriately and responsibly launched.
  • Work closely with our research team to get outside the office and better understand the needs of our eaters, couriers, and restaurant partners.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience writing content for software interfaces.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree in English, Psychology, Design, Marketing, Advertising, Journalism, HCI, or any area that emphasizes storytelling and critical thinking.
  • Background in user experience or product design. Copywriting or content strategy experience in other environments is also useful, as long as you can articulate how your approach would or wouldn't adapt to the world of apps.
  • Experience writing spoken dialog or crafting conversational or multichannel interactions.
  • A love of restaurants and great food.
  • A portfolio of samples that demonstrate your skill and efficiency
  • A proficiency in clear, detailed writing that sometimes even sings.
  • A willingness to pitch ideas to cross-functional partners and an understanding of when it makes sense to push back.
  • Ability to strategically prioritize multiple projects. You'll have plenty to do--know where your efforts will have the most impact.
  • This should go without saying, but you should be able to express your ideas clearly in (very concise) writing.
  • An appetite for problem-solving in a landscape that changes quickly. If you like to identify gaps in processes, inefficiencies that could be smoothed over, or things that simply could work better, you'll fit right in.

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 10,000 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

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