Product Designer

About us

At Else, our mission is to empower people to live a more balanced life. We are creating technology to make the cooking experience simple and healthy. Ultimately, we are driven to improve people’s relationship with what they eat.

Oliver is a smart cooking robot—An expert chef, recipe library, meal planner and shopping assistant all in one. In 2020 we launched Oliver on Indiegogo and led a successful campaign. Now, as we ramp up for production and delivery of the first Olivers, we need your help pushing forward.

At Else, we’ve built a team with grit, integrity and passion for technology and food. Does this sound like you? Come join us.

About the role

If the idea of working with a small design team and building functional, beautiful digital products excites you then Else Labs is the best place to be!

We at Else, are looking for a diligent, practical, creative mind who is ready to take on planning, executing and overseeing the design of our suite of products and platforms.


  • Understand the intricacies of Else Labs products and platforms as a digital ecosystem and the journeys Else Labs users take navigating our products
  • Collaborate across internal teams to determine appropriate vision and planning for design team to deliver upon
  • Working and collaborating with our Product Designer with UX and UI, ensuring all new screens, motion and UI components are in-keeping with our internal Design System and UI kits
  • Create storyboards, prototypes and high fidelity designs to present to stakeholders and developers during weekly meetings
  • Assisting software and design team with UX planning, research and testing when needed
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Comfortable working with a team of marketing & branding, software developers, UX designers and copywriters
  • Documentation of all new and improved design assets and processes to be shared company wide

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, wellness and dental benefits
  • Equity in the company
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • Flexible work hours
  • Opportunity to have impact in a growing company

You’ll love this job if

  • You’re passionate about execution and delivering outstanding, sustainable designs and ensure other designers follow your example
  • You’re looking to grow your career or become more specialized in your craft
  • Involving and getting feedback from cross-functional teams is important to your design process
  • You want to work with a collaborative and thoughtful team that pushes themselves to do better.
  • You love to eat delicious food and discover dishes from around the world

What you need to apply

  • Post secondary education, diploma or significant time spent on personal study in Product design, UI/UX Design, Creative Direction or a related field
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a design role
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent knowledge of design fundamentals, UI/UX and product design processes and frameworks
  • Excellent project management skills directly relating to digital products
  • Excellent brand, design awareness and knowledge of UI trends
  • Highly proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud or Affinity Suite
  • Portfolio showcasing multi-platform designs demonstrating your process from start to finish
  • Experience working with Figma (our main UI/UX tool)
  • Experience working with Miro (our main UX tool)
  • Accuracy and attention to both micro and macro details
  • Ability to work independently, as a part of a team and with directors
  • Enthusiasm towards briefs and for yours and your team’s professional development

Not sure if your experience precisely matches the job description? Many skills are transferable—Passion and an open mindset go a long way and we encourage you to apply.

Additional desirable skills

  • You understand the importance of WCAG 2.0 standards in digital design and how poor adherence affects our users and products
  • You’ve been through countless design-development cycles and you’ve shipped multiple products to prove it!
  • Experience using document/asset management systems like Basecamp and Brandfolder is nice to have
  • Experience with IoT

Else Labs is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud to boast an international and diverse team. Technology is global, food is international—Else is too.