UI / Graphic Designer

Cambridge, MA

The team

Superpedestrian brings together a team of extraordinary people for one vision: transforming urban mobility. Our first move? Pedal power. We have an exclusive license to MIT’s Copenhagen Wheel, thousands of pre-order sales and backing from tier-one venture capital investors. Together, our team is now bringing the Wheel to the masses.

The Copenhagen Wheel is an electronic assist robot that responds seamlessly to how you ride. It makes biking a breeze. To work with us, you don’t have to be the world’s most obsessed cyclist, but you should possess a strong desire to change the way people everywhere move about cities. We’re revolutionizing personal transit for a sustainable future.

It should be a no-brainer: Superpedestrian is an equal opportunity employer, with women and minorities strongly encouraged to apply. We care about your skills and your character. If we think there’s a good fit, we will get in touch. So please, no phone calls or recruiters.

Who you are

Life at Superpedestrian is about creating the magic that people feel when they ride the Copenhagen Wheel. The Superpedestrian mobile app is the gateway between the Copenhagen Wheel, Wheel owners, other riders and the city. We are seeking a UI / Graphic Designer who will be responsible for delivering and improving evocative and pixel-perfect design for Superpedestrian’s mobile and web experience. You should have a passion for elegant, well thought-out, user-centered design and be able to identify with the core elements that comprise Superpedestrian’s brand identity: utility, beauty, and the abstraction of complexity.

What you'll do: 

  • Design for users. Our product is used by a wide variety of individuals of all ages, interests and needs, so you’ll be expected to take a human-centered approach to design
  • Create mockups, mood boards and visual assets for use across teams
  • Manage visual assets and design language for iOS, Android, and web projects
  • Build upon our existing brand to deliver beautiful and functional designs
  • Collaborate with engineers, marketers, and leadership to create a cohesive experience across our products

What we're looking for: 

  • Experience with designing attractive and efficient interfaces for mobile apps
  • Strong opinions about design and comfort presenting your work in team critiques
  • A stand-out design portfolio: make sure to highlight your role and contribution to each project
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and a team-focused attitude
  • Academic degree in visual communication, new media, graphic design or similar experience
  • Expert skill with tools of the trade: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and other tools
  • Familiarity with the Agile software development process

What you can expect

  • A team of awesome, like-minded, driven people that support each other, and mentors from across the top echelons of industry
  • A competitive compensation and equity package as well as a 401(K) retirement savings plan
  • The choice of a wide range of health and dental insurance plans, a flexible spending account, short and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible working hours, casual dress code, and unlimited paid vacation
  • The chance to have your voice heard and help shape Superpedestrian’s future
  • A gorgeous, dog-friendly workspace in a beautifully renovated warehouse with a private courtyard in the heart of Cambridge
  • A full kitchen, stocked with an embarrassingly wide range of hot sauces, and a grill for our frequent cookouts
  • Regular social events, team lunches, weekly beer runs, and a bi-weekly running club

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