Say Hello to Himani Amoli, Design Manager

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Say Hello to Himani Amoli, Design Manager

She’s never met a pizza she didn’t like.What do you do?Currently, I lead the design team that builds products for Instacart Shoppers. We’re a team of 8 that’s passionate about making products that improve the Shopper…...

Aug 26, 2019
Say Hello to Daniel Shilov, Senior Product Designer

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Say Hello to Daniel Shilov, Senior Product Designer

What do you do?I’m a Senior Product Designer at Instacart working on the consumer experience team. Most recently I’ve been involved with the design of Instacart Pickup, a project that spanned multiple digital and physical…...

Aug 20, 2019
Say Hello to Heather Young, Research Manager

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Say Hello to Heather Young, Research Manager

What do you do?I started as a team of one in 2017 and now I’m building a research team to support the 20+ product teams we have at Instacart!How did you get into design research?There…...

Aug 16, 2019
Say Hello to Christine Chun, Product Designer

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Say Hello to Christine Chun, Product Designer

What do you do? I’m a product designer on the Shopper Growth team where I work on everything related to the acquisition and retention of Instacart shoppers. Some of the projects I’ve worked on have…...

Aug 13, 2019
Say Hello to Zain Ali, Brand Design Manager

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Say Hello to Zain Ali, Brand Design Manager

What do you do?I’m currently the Consumer/Growth Design Manager and Brand/Marketing Design Manager. The teams I help lead are responsible for Instacart’s customer app, growth function, and the brand and marketing design as well.How did…...

Aug 8, 2019
👋 We are the Instacart Design Team

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👋 We are the Instacart Design Team

Every year, people across the world spend nearly one trillion dollars on groceries. It’s an industry that’s been around for centuries. Food itself, however, has been a constant in people’s lives since the beginning of…...

Aug 5, 2019
Cooking with Carrots

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Cooking with Carrots

There’s a class on Udemy called “If you can cook, you can code” — absolutely true! What do these two things have in common? Curiosity: being interested in how things are put together and why…...

Jul 16, 2019
Building an on-demand fulfillment engine is hard

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Building an on-demand fulfillment engine is hard

A Q&A with Kevin Henrikson & JJ Zhuang, our VPs of Fulfillment EngineeringKevin Henrikson and JJ Zhuang go together like PB&J — they’re the engineering “odd couple” that leads Instacart’s fulfillment engineering organization. Before they joined us,…...

May 23, 2019
The Story Behind an Instacart Order, Part 1: Building a Digital Catalog

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The Story Behind an Instacart Order, Part 1: Building a Digital Catalog

By: Gordon McCreight It’s 5:00 pm, you’re heading home from work, and want to make a quick dinner tonight by 7:30 pm. You want to cook up some salmon, but are missing three key ingredients…...

May 9, 2019
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