Head of RnD, Skincare

Job description

Palta is a venture studio focused on creating and developing world-class mobile consumer products. Over the last 5 years Palta has launched 10 startups, including Flo (global leader in female health apps with 37 mln MAU), Prisma (app of the year 2016, 150+ mln downloads), Simple Fasting (#1 fasting app in the US). Palta is a unique community of founders, investors and world-class experts focused on mobile consumer products.

We're launching a new product in a large and rapidly growing market of skincare. The new app would leverage the existing technology and team experience of our existing AR beautification app VOIR.

Skincare marklet is a blue ocean with vast opportunities. Think of: personalized cosmetology, tracking progress with solving face skin problems (acne, wrinkles, color etc), personalized skin treatment based on skin type. UX research shows great interest. 

Although the initial development is handled by VOIR team, we're looking for a number of senior executives to drive the new product launch.

Head of RnD would take full responsibility for the technical side of the new product and would help us develop the best-in-class algorithms for detecting and tracking skin conditions. 

Why is working with us awesome:

  • Ability to join a company disrupting the skincare industry at a very early stage
  • Highly skilled and passionate international team
  • Palta is a large and rapidly growing Health&Fitness tech holding with proven track record of developing great products
  • Generous equity offering
  • Market level comp
  • Work-life balance to suit everyone: flexible working hours, remote-first approach

Job requirements

We're looking for a seasoned tech executive experienced in ML and CV

Potential candidate profile

  • 10+ years of experience in developing ML/AI based solutions  in cutting-edge tech companies
  • Experience with CV / photo and video processing
  • Team management skills
  • hands-on and ready to code when necessary

PhD from a top university as an advantage