User Interface Software Engineer



Software Engineering, Design
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, April 30, 2023
Woven by Toyota is building mobility for a safer, happier and more sustainable world. A subsidiary of Toyota, Woven by Toyota develops and invests in new technologies, software, and business models that transform how we live, work and move. With a focus on software-defined vehicles, automated driving, data-driven intelligence, security, mobility services, embedded platforms, AI, and more, we build on Toyota's legacy of trust and safety to deliver mobility solutions for all.
For nearly a century, Toyota has been delivering products and services that improve lives. Its earliest offerings, which automated the simple manual task of weaving, have evolved into the safe, reliable, connected automobiles we enjoy and depend on today. Woven by Toyota is an integral part of Toyota’s vision for the next 100 years—a world where mobility is easier, safer and more enjoyable for more people.
Our unique global culture weaves modern Silicon Valley innovation and time-tested Japanese quality craftsmanship and operational excellence. These complementary strengths enable us to develop and deliver cutting-edge technology at scale—optimizing for safety, advancing clean energy and elevating well-being. We envision a human-centered future where world-class technology solutions expand global access to mobility, amplify the capabilities of drivers, and empower humanity to thrive.
You will play an important role in our Special Projects team responsible for delivering a powerful, scalable next-generation vehicle platform for future Toyota and Lexus vehicles. This platform will comprise a new centralized electrical architecture powered by Arene, Woven by Toyota's flagship programmable automotive software system that integrates on-vehicle OS and data collection services with the cloud.
This team will create concept hardware and software solutions driven by high-quality UX research that defines an end-to-end product definition for Toyota's next-generation vehicles.
This concept work will produce a full-stack solution starting with the digital services, the programmable software system, and the underlying compute and electrical architecture of the vehicle.
This team represents the the latest of software and hardware development at Toyota. Your work will marry the speed of Silicon Valley software development with the standards of functional safety, craftsmanship, and time-tested quality of Toyota products in a prototyping environment.
This will be a hybrid position out of our Palo Alto office and report into a Staff Engineer out of our Special Projects team.
We are looking for User Interface software developer who has an eye for motion graphics, graphic design and experience with multiple operating systems and graphical frameworks. You are a generalist who has worked in multiple domains, including web, mobile and traditional applications, and graphic design. We are working on prototype and conceptual user interfaces for vehicles. We are not working on production systems, your role will involve cross platform development of design prototypes with a goal of creating a consistent user experience across mobile and in-vehicle displays.
You can go from sketches and concepts, to development & deployment, working with research and engineering as these projects mature into products. You are expected to be a collaborative team player for most of the software development process.
You jump at the chance to collaborate across teams, with other designers, researchers, and engineering. Most importantly, you will be part of a motivated team who loves having fun together, solving complex problems that have a positive impact in the world, while maintaining constant growth as part of its core mentality.


  • Cross platform user interface design and software development
  • User interfaces targeting both mobile devices and vehicle Instrument Clusters and Heads up Displays
  • Design ability for turning wireframes and sketches into static UI prototypes and eventually functional UI demos
  • Integrate user research and industry knowledge to imagine new approaches to user interface problems in a vehicle.
  • Coordinate with partners to ensure design efforts are focused and aligned with our UX design philosophy.


  • 3-4 or more years of relevant experience in user interface design and software development
  • Cross platform software development experience, web, mobile and traditional GUI development.
  • Development skills in at least one of Javascript and C++
  • Experience with Prototyping and quick wireframe iterations, as well as layout and blocking in animation to communicate ideas.
  • Experience connecting your work with other cross-product initiatives within the company to drive collaboration
  • Experience and familiarity with UI design paradigms
We are committed to creating a modern work environment that supports our employees and their loved ones. We offer many options of the best programs to allow you to do your most meaningful work and to help you shape the future of mobility.
Excellent health, wellness, dental and vision coverage
A rewarding 401k program
Flexible vacation policy
Family planning and care benefits
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