Product (UI/UX) Designer - 3 Month Contract

at Flex in Boulder

($4000 per month)

Who we are


Flex is a company on a mission to make at-home bodyweight exercise as exciting as boutique studio classes. We combine wearables with live video workouts to deliver a fun, immersive, gamified fitness experience that quickly becomes addictive. Find out more about us on our website (www.sweatflex.com).


Originally from London, we’ve joined Techstars Boulder for their 3 month mentorship-driven accelerator programme and we’re looking for a designer to join us on this journey – potentially leading to a permanent position.



What you will be working on


As game-changing learnings and decisions are made on a regular basis, this role will see you adapt to whatever we discover are the critical path of activities necessary to take us to the next milestone.


You will predominantly be focused on the product design of our suite of technology products:


  • Web app – The app that can be seen at app.sweatflex.com
  • Mobile app – Our iOS & Android mobile apps
  • Internet TV apps – Our Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire Stick, Roku and embedded TV apps
  • Promo website – The promotional website and landing pages that can be seen at www.sweatflex.com

On a day-to-day basis, you will:


  • Work closely with the founding team in defining, designing and iterating on product features
  • Invest in design standards, documentation, and processes alongside the team to further our design practice
  • Shape product strategy and vision together with the founding team
  • Use the latest market-leading design tools: Sketch, InVision, Marvel, Zeplin & Abstract
  • Work in the way that works for you and what you’re designing, whether that’s spending time sketching or jumping straight into pixels and code


What you should bring


We value intellectual humility, an eagerness to learn, and the ability to move quickly while being pragmatic about your decisions. But above all else, we’re looking for unique personalities with varied backgrounds that add something new to our team.


This role is for you if you:


  • Are excited at the prospect of constantly adapting to work on whatever moves the dial for the company
  • Are a keen problem solver – you enjoy thinking through complex product challenges and care about solving the right problem
  • Have a well trained eye for great visual design execution. You care about getting things right – one pixel off is a big deal
  • Take a strategic view to everything you do – your work stands the test of time
  • Are fantastic at communicating your thinking and design decisions – you’re able to get people along on the journey with you
  • Are well versed at working with disciplines in your work to achieve the best outcome, such as user research, content and engineering
  • Have a number of years’ experience in an individual contributor role on a product design team
  • Have an appetite for healthy living
  • Have a good sense of humour!

You don’t need to have a degree to apply. What matters is you and the work you do.



What you can expect


We try to encourage an informal, passionate and respectful culture where you are given the trust and autonomy to do what you think is right for the company. We’re also deeply committed to continuous improvement as a team and company, so everyone’s input and contribution to making the team better is hugely valued. But most of all, we are creating an energetic and entrepreneurial working environment – no two days will ever feel the same.


Beyond that, we offer:


  • Access to the network and events of one of the most established, successful, forward-thinking technology accelerators in the world – Techstars
  • Entirely flexible working hours (and even days)
  • Fitness perks
  • A startup book club

We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are – your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a (not so) secret aversion to burpees. All you need is a passion for helping the world get a little more active and a desire to be part of a brand new up-and-coming technology startup.



What to expect from the hiring process


Step 1: Once you apply, the CEO may reach out to you for an initial call.
Step 2: If your application progresses, you may be scheduled to have 1-2 phone interviews.
Step 3: If you continue to the next stage, you will be set up for an on-site interview.


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Published at 27 Jan 2018
Expires on 27 Mar 2018