Junior Product Designer Job at Function Health, Remote

  • Function Health
  • Remote

Job Description

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 two Junior Product Designers to help design delightful and intuitive user experiences. You will collaborate closely with our product, engineering, and operations teams to enhance our platform that allows members to access their health data in real-time. This role is perfect for someone who is eager to learn, contribute fresh ideas, and grow their skills in a supportive environment.

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: Learn and contribute to the product goals, help identify user requirements, and propose solutions to user problems.
  • Collaboration: Work with cross-functional teams to understand project scopes and deliver design solutions.
  • Solution Presentation: Assist in illustrating and presenting creative solutions that enhance user experiences; learn to communicate design rationale to stakeholders.
  • Research and Integration: Participate in user experience research and apply insights to product designs.
  • Design System Management: Help maintain and expand our design system, ensuring consistency and quality across design outputs.

Qualifications/Skills :

  • Experience: Some UI/UX design experience, including internships or academic projects. A portfolio showcasing your design projects is required.
  • Design Skills: Understanding of basic design principles, including typography, UI, color schemes, and layout. A keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering polished and refined design outcomes.
  • Problem Solving: Ability to understand both user and business challenges and propose design solutions that address these effectively.
  • Outcome-Oriented: Awareness that the success of a design is ultimately measured by the effectiveness of the outcome; ability to evaluate the impact of your designs in real-world applications.
  • Learning and Growth: Willingness to learn, receive feedback, and continuously improve your design and professional skills.
  • Communication: Good communication skills, with the ability to work well in a team setting.
  • Adaptability: Comfortable working in a dynamic startup environment and adaptable to evolving project demands.

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 Proficiency: Some experience with Figma or other design tools.
  • Research Participation: Interest in participating in UX research.
  • Health Tech Interest: Keen interest in health and wellness technologies.
  • 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.

Why You'll Love Working With Us:

  • Growth Opportunity: Start on a promising path from contract to hire, with a supportive environment that fosters professional growth.
  • Empowerment: Enjoy the freedom to choose projects that resonate with your passion in a culture that values independence and creativity.
  • Collaborative Environment: Be part of a community that thrives on collaboration and innovation, where your ideas and contributions are valued.

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 (


  • 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.

Job Tags

Remote job, Full time, Contract work, Flexible hours,

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