Email & Communications Developer (Contract)

At Lyft, community is what we are and it’s what we do. It’s what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.
The Growth Marketing team engages with millions of Lyft passengers with the goal of growing their satisfaction and usage of Lyft. In this role, you will work closely with growth marketers, product marketers and local marketing teams to support efforts to grow and retain our Lyft audience. The ideal candidate will have expert-level knowledge of current email best practices, and a commitment to maintaining quality work while working in a fast paced and continuously evolving environment.


  • Code responsive live-text and image-based emails using HTML and CSS email oriented best practices

  • Own consistent rendering across all major email clients and devices

  • Create scalable dynamic content logic using our ESP’s templating language (Jinja)

  • We’re a fast growing company; so the ability to pivot quickly between projects and priorities is critical

 Experience & Skills:

  • 2-4+ years of work experience in email development

  • Deep experience using email and in-product (web, app) marketing platforms, e.g., Salesforce Marketing Cloud (ExactTarget), Braze (Appboy) or comparable tools

  • Experience with dynamic content & personalization languages (Ampscript, Liquid, Handlebars, etc.)

  • Experience working cross-functionally (bonus points for working with remote teams)

  • Comfortable reporting and explaining marketing engagement metrics to stakeholders

  • SQL knowledge preferred

Lyft is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Lyft does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Lyft also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other similar state laws and local ordinances, and its internal policy, Lyft will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.