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GripAble is a multi-award winning start-up developing mobile tools for hand and arm training. We are looking for a highly motivated individuals to join our multidisciplinary team


PRODUCT TEAM

Full-time, London UK
Start date: Jan 2019 (or earlier)
Salary: £35K - £42K (based upon experience)

GripAble Ltd is a multi-award winning technology startup developing a gamified mobile software platform to provide remote assessment and rehabilitation to people with brain or physical injuries. Rehabilitation programmes are critical for such patients, e.g. after a stroke, helping them regain their quality of life. However, for years therapists have struggled to find accessible tools that can engage patients. Our first product is GripAble™, an innovative digital hand-grip device that connects to our mobile app, allowing patients with hand and arm impairments to play engaging therapy games and interact with a community of others, suffering from similar disabilities, whilst in the comfort of their own homes. We are a spin-out of Imperial College London, now based in Shoreditch, who collaborate closely with clinicians, researchers and patients. We have raised money to scale our product globally, as well as recently receiving a prestigious 3-year NHS grant allowing us to build the world’s first social gaming platform for motivating individuals with disabilities to train for longer.

The Role
- Achieve a deep understanding of GripAble’s user base including their behaviour and feedback
- Drive data led initiatives focussed on the growth (activation and retention) of our therapy app
- Work collaboratively with our product, engineering and clinical teams to ideate, execute and evaluate key features and strategies, that will ultimately nudge patients and therapists to continue using the app
- Identify a set of key metrics that evaluate motivation, usage and patient recovery
- Utilise professional (clinical, technical, usability) insights to devise strategies to improve key metrics
- Use structured methodologies to test and measure product enhancements
- Collect user feedback through interviews, observations and surveys. Analyse, summarise and present key findings. Be able to demonstrate an audit trail from initial insight through to implementation
- Have a high-touch relationship with several hundred of our early adopters
- Design, configure, test and use data analytics collected from product use to demonstrate relentless improvement in key metrics
- Use widely adopted tools (notifications, emails, calls etc) to manage activation and retention
- Manage the experimentation roadmap to ensure effective prioritisation, delivery and evaluation of solutions

Essential Skills
- Any analytical, scientific or related degree
- 2+ years working in industry in a role that directly influenced marketing or product strategy through deep analytical insight
- Previous experience conducting qualitative research e.g. semi-structured interviews
- Knowledge of A/B testing esp. related to digital products and/or apps
- Experience using data analytics tools e.g. Google Firebase for mobile
- Highly competent using Excel and Microsoft Office
- Customer facing personality
- Able to distill and present key findings to a cross-functional audience
- Ethical, with great teamwork and communication skills

Desirable Skills
- Any level of clinical training e.g. as a nurse, therapist or researcher
- Previous experience of ethnographic research methods
- Experience handling sensitive patient data and an understanding of possible data governance issues
- Experience working in a startup culture

What We Offer
- A competitive salary (£35 - £42K) dependent upon prior experience.
- A passionate and highly skilled team, always ready to help you grow your skills.
- Collaboration with world leading specialists from Imperial College London, Southampton University and King's College London, as well as access to further academic institutions in South Korea, Singapore and Japan.
- An extensive network of mentors providing opportunities to rapidly learn new skills and boost your career development.
- Flexible holiday and working hours.
- Office located near to Liverpool Street and Old Street stations in central London.
- The opportunity to steer the development of an innovative digital health product and directly see the positive impact this technology can have on millions of patients around the world.

Applying
If you would like to apply please send your CV and cover letter to Dr Mike Mace including any links to previous work or portfolio projects.

SOFTWARE TEAM

Full-time, London UK
Start date: Jan 2019 (or earlier)
Salary: £50K - £60K (based upon experience)

GripAble Ltd is a multi-award winning technology start-up developing a gamified mobile software platform to provide remote assessment and rehabilitation to people with brain or physical injuries. Rehabilitation programmes are critical for such patients, e.g. after a stroke, helping them regain their quality of life. However, for years therapists have struggled to find accessible tools that can engage patients. We are developing our first product, GripAble™, an innovative digital hand-grip device that connects to our mobile app, and will allow patients with hand and arm impairments to play engaging therapy games and interact with a community of others, suffering from similar disabilities, whilst in the comfort of their own homes. We are a spin-out of Imperial College London, now based in Shoreditch, who collaborate closely with clinicians, researchers and patients. We have raised money to scale our product globally, as well as recently receiving a prestigious 3-year NHS grant allowing us to build the world’s first social gaming platform for motivating individuals with disabilities to train for longer.

The Role
- Experienced and ambitious software developer who wants to build innovative solutions that will help millions of physically impaired patients worldwide
- To lead, by example, a (small) team of software and game developers
- Architect and build from the ground up an innovative platform for remote mobile gaming and social interaction
- Become a key member of the technical team
- Be passionate about technology
- Takes pride in readable, elegant, well-tested and reusable code
- Thrives in a fast-paced, rapidly-growing organisation
- A desire to interact and learn from some of the world's leading experts in rehabilitation medicine as well as patients themselves.

Essential Skills
- Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, or related quantitative field.
- 3+ years of industry experience with superb programming skills across multiple languages (e.g. C#, Java, Python and/or JavaScript)
- Previous experience developing mobile (e.g. Android) or Unity applications
- Experience with serverless cloud computing frameworks e.g. Google Firebase
- Knowledge of data analytics and user retention practices
- Previous experience as a lead developer in software teams including sprint planning and Agile methodologies
- Ethical, with great teamwork and communication skills

Desirable Skills
- Masters degree in Computer Science or relevant field
- Experience developing Unity games, esp. online multiplayer games
- Experience developing native cross-platform apps (i.e. Android and iOS)
- Knowledge of backend development e.g. databases and server-side scripting frameworks
- An understanding of data governance and data encryption
- Experience working in a startup culture

What We Offer
- A competitive salary (£50 - £60K) dependent upon prior experience.
- A passionate and highly skilled team, always ready to help you grow your skills.
- Collaboration with world leading specialists from Imperial College London, Southampton University and King's College London, as well as access to further academic institutions in South Korea, Singapore and Japan.
- An extensive network of mentors providing opportunities to rapidly learn new skills and boost your career development.
- Flexible vacation and working hours.
- A three year contract (subject to successful completion of a probationary period), with high chances of a subsequent permanent offer.
- An office located between Liverpool Street and Old Street station in central London.
- The opportunity to steer the software development of an innovative digital health product and directly see the positive impact this technology can have on millions of patients around the world.

Applying
If you would like to apply please send your CV and cover letter to Dr Mike Mace including any links to previous work and/or code repositories.
Full-time, London UK
Start date: Jan 2019 (or earlier)
Salary: £35K - £42K (based upon experience)

GripAble Ltd is a multi-award winning technology start-up developing a gamified mobile software platform to provide remote assessment and rehabilitation to people with brain or physical injuries. Rehabilitation programmes are critical for such patients, e.g. after a stroke, helping them regain their quality of life. However, for years therapists have struggled to find accessible tools that can engage patients. We are developing our first product, GripAble™, an innovative digital hand-grip device that connects to our mobile app, and will allow patients with hand and arm impairments to play engaging therapy games and interact with a community of others, suffering from similar disabilities, whilst in the comfort of their own homes. We are a spin-out of Imperial College London, now based in Shoreditch, who collaborate closely with clinicians, researchers and patients. We have raised money to scale our product globally, as well as recently receiving a prestigious 3-year NHS grant allowing us to build the world’s first social gaming platform for motivating individuals with disabilities to train for longer.

The Role
- Ambitious and creative developer who wants to build innovative games that will help millions of physically impaired patients worldwide.
- Development and integration of compelling (online) multiplayer games that motivate physically impaired patients to move and interact remotely with other patients/caregivers
- To be an integral part of a (small) software team
- Apply your expertise in game and software development
- Contribute to an innovative platform for remote mobile gaming and social interaction.
- Passionate about technology
- Takes pride in readable, elegant, well-tested and reusable code
- Thrives in a fast-paced, rapidly-growing organisation
- A desire to interact and learn from some of the world's leading experts in rehabilitation medicine as well as patients themselves

Essential Skills
- Bachelor Degree in game development, computer science or related field.
- 1+ year of industry experience
- Extensive knowledge of the Unity game engine - Strong programming skills (e.g. C#, Java and/or Python)
- Creativity and enthusiasm
- Proficient with 2D design packages (e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop)
- A portfolio of previous game development projects
- Ethical, with great teamwork and communication skills.

Desirable Skills
- Masters degree in game development or relevant field
- Experience developing online multiplayer games
- Experience designing storyboards and/or wire-framing game/app concepts
- Experience working in an Agile team and sprint planning
- Experience with game or software testing (e.g. TDD, bug, functional, Usability testing, etc.).
- Knowledge of Google Firebase and data analytics - Experience working in a startup culture.

What We Offer
- A competitive salary (£35 - £42K) dependent upon prior experience.
- A passionate and highly skilled team, always ready to help you grow your skills.
- Collaboration with world leading specialists from Imperial College London, Southampton University and King's College London, as well as access to further academic institutions in South Korea, Singapore and Japan.
- An extensive network of mentors providing opportunities to rapidly learn new skills and boost your career development.
- Flexible holiday and working hours.
- A two year contract (subject to successful completion of a probationary period), with high chances of a subsequent permanent offer.
- Office located near to Liverpool Street and Old Street stations in central London.
- The opportunity to contribute to the development of an innovative digital health product and directly see the positive impact this technology can have on millions of patients around the world.

Applying
If you would like to apply please send your CV and cover letter to Dr Mike Mace including any links to previous games, portfolio and/or code repositories.

HARDWARE TEAM

Full-time, London UK
Start date: Jan 2019 (or earlier)
Salary: £35K - £42K (based upon experience)

GripAble Ltd is a multi-award winning technology startup developing a gamified mobile software platform to provide remote assessment and rehabilitation to people with brain or physical injuries. Rehabilitation programmes are critical for such patients, e.g. after a stroke, helping them regain their quality of life. However, for years therapists have struggled to find accessible tools that can engage patients. Our first product is GripAble™, an innovative digital hand-grip device that connects to our mobile app, allowing patients with hand and arm impairments to play engaging therapy games and interact with a community of others, suffering from similar disabilities, whilst in the comfort of their own homes. We are a spin-out of Imperial College London, now based in Shoreditch, who collaborate closely with clinicians, researchers and patients. We have raised money to scale our product globally, as well as recently receiving a prestigious 3-year NHS grant allowing us to build the world’s first social network & gaming platform specifically for people with disabilities.

The Role
- Ambitious and creative engineer who wants to contribute to technologies that will help millions of physically impaired patients worldwide.
- Build, prototype, test and deploy early alpha versions of our innovative digital handgrip.
- Develop a custom calibration protocol and automated test rig for our patented grip force measurement system.
- Liaise with our early adopters and key stakeholders including UX testing and qualitative feedback sessions.
- To be an integral part of a (small) multidisciplinary team.
- To contribute to an innovative project centred on remote mobile gaming and social interaction delivered through our bespoke GripAble platform.
- Passionate about technology and design.
- Thrives in a fast-paced, rapidly-growing organisation.
- A desire to interact and learn from some of the world's leading experts in rehabilitation medicine as well as patients themselves.

Essential Skills
- Bachelor Degree in Engineering (e.g. Mechanical, Robotics, Design, Electronics) or related field.
- 1+ years of experience working as an engineer.
- Knowledge of 3D CAD software packages (e.g. Autodesk, Solidworks).
- Experience of electromechanical design and sensors (e.g. strain gauges).
- Enjoys hands-on work and building functional prototypes.
- Good programming skills (e.g. Matlab, C/C++, C#, Java or Python).
- Ethical, with great teamwork and communication skills.

Desirable Skills
- Masters degree in Engineering or relevant field.
- Experience developing electronic circuits and PCB (e.g. using Eagle).
- Experience of using load cells and/or strain gauge technologies including sensor calibration/characterisation.
- Experience developing simple algorithms e.g. processing of sensor data.
- Experience using tensile/compressive load test machines.
- Experience working in a startup culture.

What We Offer
- A competitive salary (£35 - £42K) dependent upon prior experience.
- A passionate and highly skilled team, always ready to help you grow your skills.
- Collaboration with world leading specialists from Imperial College London, Southampton University and King's College London, as well as access to further academic institutions in South Korea, Singapore and Japan.
- An extensive network of mentors providing opportunities to rapidly learn new skills and boost your career development.
- Flexible holiday and working hours.
- A one year contract (subject to successful completion of a probationary period), with high chances of a subsequent permanent offer.
- Office located near to Liverpool Street and Old Street stations in central London.
- The opportunity to contribute to the development of an innovative digital health product and directly see the positive impact this technology can have on millions of patients around the world.

Applying
If you would like to apply please send your CV and cover letter to Dr Mike Mace including any links to previous work or portfolio projects.

INTERNSHIPS AND VOLUNTEERING

We are always on the lookout for talented individuals (engineers, software developers, designers, clinicians and/or students) who are looking to gain a greater insight into the digital health world, learn some new skills, or simply wanting to support us developing better solutions for patients.

If you are interested in doing an internship or working on a project with the GripAble team please send an email to Paul, with a short bio and any questions.