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Tidepool is changing the world for people living with Type 1 diabetes. Design and user experience is at the core everything we do. We believe that beautiful, intuitive, actionable, user-centered design leads to experiences that empower people living with T1D.

Please check out the jobs listed below and send your resume to jobs@tidepool.org.

 

User Experience Designer

Tidepool is changing the world for people living with Type 1 diabetes. Design and user experience is at the core everything we do: we believe that beautiful, intuitive, actionable user-centered design is what empowers people living with T1D.

Primary responsibilities:

  • You’ll be an integral part of the Tidepool team collaborating closely on current and future web and mobile applications.
  • Conducting in-person interviews and user tests, to determine the functionality and experiences we need delight and empower our users.
  • Defining and iterating upon interaction models, user task flows, and UI specifications.
  • Working closely with our product and front-end engineering teams we will constantly experiment, iterate on, and improve Tidepool’s products.
  • Communicating scenarios, end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and designs to all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborating closely with our product, design and engineering teams to iterate upon both concept prototypes and production software.

The ideal candidate has:

  • A BA/BS or higher in design, user experience or human-computer interaction.
  • Expertise with UX software such as Sketch, InVision, Balsamiq and Framer. The ability to craft HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript is a big plus.
  • Experience in UX design best practices to design solutions, including a deep understanding of mobile and responsive web design.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design and testing methodologies, including usability and accessibility.
  • You’re scrappy, self driven, and have a point of view and desire to continue learning new ways to express yourself and your ideas.
  • Knowledge or experience with the unique challenges of Type 1 diabetes is a plus, but open eyes and ears and a strong empathic gene will also do just fine.

This is a full time role located in the SF Bay Area.

Our design team is small but we move quickly and have big impact. If you are interested in being part of a team that is passionate about disrupting the vertical and closed world of medical data and devices with delightful interactions, we would love to talk. Send us your resume or LinkedIn profile, portfolio and a bit about yourself to jobs@tidepool.org.

Design-minded Developer or Code-savvy Designer

Tidepool is seeking a design-minded front-end person, or a front-end savvy designer. This is a full-time position in the SF Bay Area.

Tidepool is building software that lets people living with Type 1 diabetes explore their data in rich and meaningful ways. We’re paving the path for an ecosystem of diabetes applications and devices that reduces the burden of managing T1D. Tidepool is an open source, non-profit organization and our open diabetes platform is being used by patients, researchers, and clinics across the US.

Primary responsibilities:

  • You’ll be an integral part of the Tidepool team collaborating closely on current and future web and mobile applications.
  • You’ll be the experience prototyping master and still get to be part of the whole process. Working closely with our product and front-end engineering teams we will constantly experiment, iterate on, and improve Tidepool’s products.
  • You will help design the process and brief, prototypes, information architecture, visuals, UI/UX and user research.

What you should bring to the table:

  • Confidence in following a full design process from beginning to end as well as passion for prototyping ‘just enough’.
  • Experience prototyping at a range of fidelities, ability to create technical proof-of-concepts a plus. You should be able to create prototypes that bring concepts to life using real data.
  • Experience with CSS, JavaScript and GitHub will allow you to contribute directly to our products. The ability to interact with Tidepool APIs and JSON data is a big plus.
  • You’re scrappy, self driven, and have a point of view and desire to continue learning new ways to express yourself and your ideas.
  • Knowledge or experience with the unique challenges of Type 1 diabetes is a plus, but open eyes and ears and a strong empathic gene will also do just fine.

Our design team is small but we move quickly and have big impact. If you are interested in being part of a team that is passionate about disrupting the vertical and closed world of medical data and devices with delightful interactions, we would love to talk. Send us your resume or LinkedIn profile, portfolio and a bit about yourself to jobs@tidepool.org.

Design Intern

Tidepool is changing the world for people living with Type 1 diabetes. Design and user experience is at the core everything we do: we believe that beautiful, intuitive, actionable user-centered design is what empowers people living with T1D.

We’re looking for a part-time design intern to help our user experience team. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating closely with our user experience team, working on our web and mobile applications.
  • Visual design for our app user interfaces, logos, print and online materials.
  • Assisting the design team with user experience explorations and anything else that needs to be done.

The ideal candidate has:

  • Experience designing user interface assets for web and mobile experiences.
  • Expertise with Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, InVision, Balsamiq and Framer.
  • The ability to craft HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript is a big plus, as is experience with WordPress customizations.
  • Working towards your design degree in visual A BA/BS or higher in design, user experience or human-computer interaction.
  • A degree in visual design or user experience, or are working towards one.

You will learn tons about how lean startups work, about design and development processes, about interaction design (user research, implementation of designs, data visualization, visual design etc) and about the diabetes space as a whole (markets, personal management, clinic/patient relationships etc). You will work with an awesome team that’s passionate about making a difference in the T1D community. You will design stuff that will get put into the world.

This is a part-time role, 10-20 hours per week, located in the SF Bay Area.

Interested? Please send your resume and portfolio to jobs@tidepool.org.

About Working at Tidepool

We’re a small, focused team on a mission. We are inclusive, collaborative and driven. In addition to working with great people on a great project, we also offer for full-time U.S. employees:

  • A really amazing health benefits plan with $0 deductible. (We have to have a great plan: most of us have a personal connection to T1D.)
  • Flexible Spending Account matching for out-of-pocket medical expenses.
  • A 401k plan.

We’re  supportive of remote work – over half of our team works remotely from home, some internationally. We also have a great office at 450 Townsend in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco. And we have a flexible vacation policy. We do all of this because this is not just a job. We support the whole person and take the rest of life into account.  We want the happiest and healthiest you.

Recruiters: Thanks in advance for your offer to help us find great people. If you can help us pro bono, that would be awesome! But we’re a tiny non-profit and can’t afford to pay placement fees right now.