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Mid-Level Product Designer

Function Health

Function Health

Product, Design
Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

Company Overview:

At Function Health, our mission is to empower individuals to take control of their health. Through our innovative platform, we offer comprehensive health insights through over 100+ lab tests, tracking health changes over time, and providing actionable, easy-to-understand results all made affordable and accessible to everyone.

Our leadership doesn't just talk the talk; they've been at the helm of technological innovation and medical excellence. Led by tech visionaries and the esteemed Dr. Mark Hyman of Cleveland Clinic fame—a 15-time New York Times bestselling author—our team is a dynamic blend of pioneering spirits and medical mavericks. As we gear up for our next phase of growth, we're on the lookout for exceptional talent to join our ranks.

We're calling all innovators, disruptors, and those with a penchant for challenging the status quo to join us. Our technical leadership boasts alumni from the ranks of Google Research, where they spearheaded machine learning initiatives that have been deployed at an unprecedented scale. If you're drawn to the idea of leveraging technology to make a tangible difference in people's lives and have the skills to contribute to a platform that's changing the face of healthcare, Function Health is where you can leave your mark. Let's redefine health care together, one innovation at a time.

Role:

We are seeking a creative and passionate designer to join our team. You will work with our product, engineering and operations teams to create exceptional, user-friendly experiences. You'll work on a cutting-edge product that enables our members to access their health data in real-time, and you'll be challenged to make a difference in people's lives.

The ideal candidate is comfortable working through ambiguity, complex data visualization, meticulous in their attention to detail, self-motivated, resourceful, and capable of thriving in a fast-paced environment. As an early member of our team, your contributions will play a critical role in shaping the future of our member experience as we scale from currently thousands of members to millions.

Applicants seeking an easy job, a big corporation, a slow pace, or predictable 9-to-5 hours need not apply. This role requires energy, talent, and a genuine passion for Function's mission.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Product Understanding: Comprehend product goals, identify requirements, and address user problems to optimize both member impact and company benefits.
  • Cross-Functional Leadership: Guide cross-functional teams through the design process, ensuring the successful implementation of new features and functionalities across multiple platforms.
  • Solution Presentation: Illustrate and present creative solutions that enhance user experience; effectively communicate design rationale to stakeholders.
  • Research and Integration: Support user experience research, share findings, and integrate insights into product development to continually refine user interactions.
  • Design System Management: Work within, expand, and maintain a comprehensive and efficient design system, ensuring consistency and quality in design outputs.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Proven Experience: 5+ years experience, with at least 3 years of UI/UX design experience and 2 years of dedicated product design experience.
  • Design Mastery: Proficient in design principles and best practices, including typography, desktop/mobile UI, color schemes, layout, and iconography.
  • Portfolio: Possesses a diverse and compelling online portfolio that showcases a wide range of design projects.
  • Critical Thinking: Willingness to challenge assumptions and commit to ongoing professional development.

To be a strong fit, you also need:

  • Bias Toward Action: Demonstrated ability to take initiative, make decisions under uncertainty, and move projects forward even in the face of ambiguity. We value individuals who are self-starters and ready to act on opportunities and challenges alike.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Strong adaptability to changing business needs with a knack for building and optimizing processes. Your entrepreneurial mindset will be crucial in navigating the dynamic landscape of our industry, ensuring our platform remains competitive and responsive to user needs.
  • Communication and Accountability: Strong communication skills with a proven track record of meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Remote Work Adaptability: Comfort with remote work environments, demonstrating the ability to stay productive and connected with the team irrespective of physical location.
  • Continuous Improvement: A willingness to question assumptions and a commitment to continuous improvement. Your openness to feedback and dedication to personal and professional growth will contribute significantly to our collective success.

Your dedication to these responsibilities will directly contribute to the success of our platform and the satisfaction of our users. We are looking for a proactive, skilled, and forward-thinking individual to join our team and help shape the future of our services.

Nice-to-Have Skills and Experiences:

While the core competencies are essential, the following qualifications will distinguish exceptional candidates:

  • Figma Expertise: Experience with designing in Figma, showcasing proficiency in utilizing this modern design tool for creating dynamic and responsive designs.
  • UX Research Leadership: Experience in leading or participating in user experience research, demonstrating a deep understanding of how to derive actionable insights from user interactions.
  • Developer Collaboration: Experience working closely with front-end developers, along with a basic understanding of front-end technologies. Knowledgeable in cross-platform design principles for web, iOS, and Android, ensuring seamless user experiences across all platforms.
  • Start-Up Experience: We highly value individuals with start-up experience, especially former founders or early hires. This experience indicates a versatile skill set and an ability to thrive in fast-paced, evolving environments.
  • Familiarity with Health Technologies: Knowledge of or experience with popular health technologies, such as Oura, Whoop, Apple Watch, and CGMs (Continuous Glucose Monitors). An interest in or experience with health and wellness technologies suggests a passion for leveraging technology to improve personal and community health outcomes.

Why You'll Love Working With Us:

  • Transition to Permanence: Embark on a promising path from contract to hire, leading to a salaried position complete with a comprehensive benefits package. After a successful 3-month probation, enjoy two weeks of paid vacation annually, plus the flexibility to choose from 13 holidays — tailoring your time off to what matters most to you.
  • Empowerment in Your Role: Revel in the autonomy to handpick projects that resonate with your passion and expertise. Thrive in a supportive atmosphere where your independence is cherished, free from the constraints of micromanagement.
  • Collaborative and Innovative Culture: Become part of a vibrant community that not only values but thrives on collaboration and innovation. Here, swift execution and the celebration of fresh ideas are the bedrock of our success.

We value our team at Function and offer a competitive salary and benefits package, flexible working hours, and a dynamic work environment where creativity and innovation are encouraged. If you are a highly motivated and experienced individual who is passionate about using technology to improve people’s lives, we would love to hear from you.

Join the Function Health team and become a part of our mission to revolutionize healthcare. Work with us to make a difference in the lives of thousands, ensuring a healthier future for all. Discover more about us and how we're changing the face of healthcare at Function Health.

FAQ’s

  • What is Function’s approach to remote work?
    • Function is 100% remote across the United States, from Austin to New York to San Francisco. We meet up in person on occasion.
  • Who works at Function?
    • At Function, our expanding team boasts globally recognized leaders, including esteemed professionals like Dr. Hyman, and visionary executives such as Mike, Jonathan, Pranitha
  • What’s the interview process like?
    • First, you’ll interact with our recruiters as an initial screening to go over your background and ensure a skills fit.
    • Second, you’ll have a quick intro call with the team lead. On this call, we’re looking to understand your interests, experience, and if you’re a culture fit.
    • Third, we’ll do a short coding challenge + technical interview all on a Zoom call.
    • Finally, we’ll send an offer. If we don’t give an offer, we’ll provide feedback.

At Function, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, ancestry, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, Veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.