Design Events At Uber
At Uber, we embrace the challenge of moving millions of people every single day! How does one design for this breadth and scale when the goal is not just moving people but creating moving experiences in a world that is ever changing? It starts with a deep obsession to understand our users really well and creating unique collaborations among our research, design and product teams across the world. Uber invites you to join us for a unique peek into our world where we design and shape transportation for millions of riders and drivers every day. You will hear from: Didier Hilhorst - Design Director, Rider Experience Saswati Saha Mitra - Manager, Global Research and others from our talented team of designers and researchers. Register online. Limited Seats. Drinks and refreshments to follow!
Uber Design Presents: Local Robotic Teams & the Advanced Technologies Group
We brought together Uber's Advanced Technologies Group and local robotic teams CardinalBotics and SOTA Cyberdragons to share what they have been working on. Watch the video to see some of the magic and challenges behind Uber's Autonomous vehicle technology, plus a peak into the robots these local high schoolers are creating.
November 14 2017Watch Video
Future of the future: Uber’s Self-Driving Car Project
Watch Erik Klimczak, creative director at Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group present at Semi Permanent, Future of the future panel in New Zealand. The presentation explores the unique design challenges and opportunities of shaping the future of transportation.
August 11 2017Watch Video
Uber Design Presents: House Industries
Watch House Industries founders Andy Cruz and Rich Roat and longtime co-conspirator Ken Barber for an entertaining walk through their new book, The Process is the Inspiration (2017, Watson-Guptill/Penguin Random House). Presented in their honest, authentic and irreverent style, Andy, Rich and Ken will discuss topics ranging from fonts and fashion to ceramics and space technology.
September 20 2017Watch Video
SF Design Week: Why I Design for Uber
Thank you for this supportive and positive event. SF DesignWeek's theme was "Question Everything". Nancy Douyon/ UX Researcher, Ian Chee/ Head of Brand Strategy, Cady Wachsman / Cartography Design Manager and moderator Lori Mann/ Producer, all shared behind the scenes insight to the design team and the work being created.
June 16 2017
SF Design Week: “She Started It” Screening
Keep sharing this film "She Started It", which documents 5 women tech entrepreneurs—shot on location in Silicon Valley, NYC, Europe, Vietnam, Mississippi, and more—that aims to highlight successful role models for young women. It's the first film to take a behind-the-scenes look at running a tech start-up as a young woman. Thanks to Director, Nora Poggi and Kellyn Smith Kenny, VP of Marketing at Uber for joining us and the insightful chat afterwards.
June 20 2017Watch Video
Uber Design Presents: Designing on Growth Teams
Watch Angel Steger of Pinterest, Tom Milway of Strava, Sonya Ives and Paul Smith of Uber and moderator Lori Mann, as they discussed how designers work on growth teams in each of their organizations. The group will share perspective, challenges, and techniques.
May 18 2017Watch Video
Driver Stories Exhibit
Driver Stories photography introduces people whose courage and compassion have inspired us. Each person’s unique experience and generously shared perspective make us proud to partner with them.
March 21 2017
Uber Design Nights: Celebrating Women, Inspiring Girls
This was a special Uber Design Night as we partnered with Top Girl Coder and WorldWideWomen to celebrate the career paths of women, with girls from local schools in the audience. Panelists were Tanya Lindermeier, Ericka Olson, Maureen Broderick, Christine Fernandez & Amanda Hughes-Watkins. We screened Tiffany Shlain’s film 50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present, and Future of Women + Power.
March 29 2017Watch Video
Uber Design Nights:
Sprints at Scale
Sprint leaders Marta Rey Barbarro, Nadya Direkova, Molly Stevens and Dilan Mahendran gave tips and tricks on how to scale sprints for small and large companies.
February 09 2017Watch Video