Zumper Welcomes Former Uber & CloudKitchens Design Executive, Shalin Amin, as Chief Experience Officer
Over the past eight years at Zumper, we have grown our exceptional team to over 200 employees in five offices across the country. Together, we’ve built the largest private rental market in the United States In 2020 alone, more than 80 million people will use Zumper. In response to this growth, we are building a world class leadership team and today we are delighted to share that Shalin Amin has joined Zumper as the first Chief Experience Officer.
Head of product, brand and innovative design, Shalin brings with him nearly 20 years of experience helping technology brands to create engaging and meaningful relationships with customers. At Zumper, he will be responsible for improving the end-to-end user experience, scaling the team, and overseeing our two-way market.
“Over the past eight years, the team has worked tirelessly to create a rental market from scratch. I’m excited to be building on the foundation to help make Zumper the most reliable end-to-end rental destination that puts our customers first, ”said Shalin. “I was drawn to the organization because of its people, its impact and the possibility of redefining another category. With over 80 million people using Zumper in 2020, I hope to make Zumper a beloved brand that tenants and property owners trust for one of the most important financial decisions of their lives.
Shalin started his career as a product and brand consultant in San Francisco and New York, designing user interfaces for companies like eBay, Condé Nast, Warner Music, Hearst, Gilt Groupe and The Wall Street Journal. In 2010 he ventured out to create socialize.it; a mobile start-up that transparently creates photo albums based on the location, time and date of an event.
This experience ultimately led him to Uber, where he redesigned the award-winning driver app and set the bar for design at Uber. Over the next six years, Shalin continued to manufacture products and created a comprehensive design discipline collectively focused on human-centered practice, integrating all aspects of design, from product to research to design. brand and marketing.
About Zumper, Inc.
Zumper aims to make renting an apartment as easy as booking a hotel. With 15 million visits every month, Zumper’s free online and mobile rental search marketplace has grown into the largest startup in the industry. San Francisco-based Zumper has 200 employees across the United States and acquired PadMapper in 2016. The company has raised a total of $ 140 million in funding from investors such as e.ventures, Greycroft, Dawn Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Goodwater Capital, Axel Springer, Stereo Capital, The Blackstone Group, Breyer Capital, Foxhaven Asset Management, Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock, NEA, CrunchFund, xfund, Divco West, MMC Technology Ventures, Scott Cook and the DeWilde Family Trust.
Do you want to join the Zumper team? Check out the vacancies here: https://www.zumper.com/jobs.