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Product Design Associate, Boston Accelerator

Boston, MA 02109
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Product Design Associate, Boston Accelerator

Boston, MA

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Product Design Associate, Boston Accelerator

Target Start Date
: January 13th, 2020

Target End Date
: April 20th, 2020

: Boston, MA

As an Associate, you will help build the next amazing batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies. From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode. You will have the opportunity to sit in on mentor meetings - get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in the city, up close and personally. You will also have access to full involvement in Techstars social events with the founders and local community.

It's basically a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network in ways you could never imagine, get exposure to some of the greatest up and coming companies and teams in the country. Historically, most associates end up being employed by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of the three months. Many also go on to build their own companies.

General Job Description

We are looking for dynamic product designers who love getting involved in many different aspects of design. From design to UI/UX, user research, web/mobile responsive design, you should be able to assess the needs of the companies and create beautiful and impactful UIs. You'll be consulting with multiple top caliber startups as your clients over the course of the three month program on their product design strategy.


  • 3+ years of experience bringing digital products to life
  • A solid portfolio of work that can speak to both your UX and visual design skills
  • Prototyping and interaction design experience, ideally with Framer.js and/or Principle.
  • Ability to transform stakeholder goals, user research and complex user flows into clean, usable UIs.
  • Objective. You receive feedback well and can iterate on your designs within a team.
  • A solid and up to date understanding of best practices, developments and trends in web, iOS/Android design.
  • A drive to get better every single day and are always looking for opportunities to learn. This is truly key. You will be surrounded by brilliant startup founders, mentors and investors and our goal is that you can learn as much as you can.
  • A positive outlook, desire to learn and meet new people, lots of energy and enthusiasm. Coffee is provided at the office to help here.
  • Authorized to work as a contractor in the United States. This role is for 3 months (the duration of the program).
  • Currently, live in Boston or would be willing to live here for the duration of the program.


  • Dirk Lehmann - Techstars Associate Programme: The Better Startup MBA?
  • Kelly McDonald - Learn More Faster
  • Duc Luan Dam - Luan, do you ever sleep? (Being an Associate at Techstars part 1)

About Techstars

Techstars helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through the Techstars Worldwide Entrepreneur Network, founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow.

Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund. Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Program supercharges success and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Techstars Venture Capital Fund invests in the most innovative and disruptive Techstars companies to fuel their success. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships helps brands create world-changing products and services. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,000 companies with a market cap of $8.1 billion.

Techstars is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ability status, age, ancestry, civil union, class, color, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military service (current or past) national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation nor any other basis prohibited by law.

Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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