Design for low-income Americans at NYC’s first social innovation incubator

Significance Labs builds technology & tools for the 25 million American families living on under $25,000 a year.

Experienced UX/UI/Visual designer?

Apply to join a Significance Team


How it works


Here’s your chance to build a product that makes a real difference.

Choose

Join a Significant Team, comprised of experienced entrepreneurs and developers, working on an opportunity for low-income Americans that resonates with you.


Sprint

Over 10 weeks, develop prototypes and test ideas with our community partners, and produce an MVP with real world user-traction.


Grow

In August 2014, pitch your product at a demo day attended by leading VCs and investors. If it’s successful, you’ll have the runway to grow your idea.


Your Significant Teammates


Five entrepreneurs were recently selected to join Significance Labs.

They come from Facebook, LinkedIn, YCombinator, Fast Company and have built and sold three businesses. They’re pretty talented.

They have just started their fellowship and are starting to learn more about low-income user groups - working moms, new immigrants, community college students. You’d be joining one of their teams.


Potential Ideas


Here are just a sampling of ideas that have come up so far:


Who You Are



What you get



Timeline


This design challenge runs from end of June through August 15th. It requires at least half-time commitment. We’re looking for up to 4 designers to join our teams.

We will be accepting applications for Designers on a rolling basis. You can also e-mail us at designers@significancelabs.org if you have questions.

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