Onsite or remote
Retirement contributions
Paid parental leave
Healthcare benefits
Unlimited PTO
Flexible schedules
Wellness reimbursement
Employee equity
Competitive salary
Manager
current user
Teammates
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Location
London or remote

Ideally you’d live in a timezone within 3 hours of London (GMT±3). If this does not perfectly apply to you feel free to apply anyways. 🤗

Description

Playground is looking for a Product Engineer that will work closely with our product design team to bring shapeable, intelligent products to market.

Your work at Playground

  • Prototype, build and test our apps.

  • Work with a flexible modern tech stack (React, TypeScript, Next.js, Tailwind).

  • Collaborate and communicate clearly with team members on scaling challenges and architecting new features.

  • Contribute to internal documentation and knowledge sharing.

  • Help shape and grow the engineering culture.

  • Help find, onboard and mentor new talent.

Things you might work on

  • WorkLens - an intelligent photo app for work. Capture, find, and collaborate through the photos you take at work, building a visual knowledge-base.

  • FieldDay - a machine learning data collection platform and API that enables engineering teams to build truly shapeable products at scale with the help of users.

  • Projects that identify and solve problems through machine learning and computer vision across a variety of industries with clients as well as products we develop internally.

  • A range of digital platforms such as mobile, web and physical/connected devices.

  • Work across all parts of the design process from qualitative/quantitative user research, through concept development, prototyping, interaction design, collaboration with development teams, and design stewardship across platforms.

Requirements

  • You have experience building data-rich web apps.

  • You care about high quality work; think high frame rate, thoughtful interaction design, delightful experiences.

  • You are comfortable building proof-of-concept prototypes to evaluate design directions and iterate quickly.

  • You can communicate nuanced technical work clearly.

  • You are comfortable writing and maintaining technical documentation as well as onboarding and mentoring co-workers.

Can be an advantage if

  • You are familiar or have experience with TypeScript.

  • You are familiar or have experience with GraphQL.

  • You are familiar with back end systems and relational databases.

  • You have experience maintaining design component systems.

  • You have experience using design tools like Figma or Sketch or prototyping ones like Framer or Origami.