Fitbit – Why Work For Us?

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An Idea was Born

In 2007, our founders, Eric and James, realized that sensors and wireless technology had advanced to a point where they could bring amazing experiences to fitness and health. They embarked on a journey to create a wearable product that would change the way we move.

Our Mission

To empower and inspire you to live a healthier, more active life. We design products and experiences that fit seamlessly into your life so you can achieve your health and fitness goals, whatever they may be.

Inspiring Change

Our users take 43% more steps with Fitbit.

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This means better health and fitness, more energy, and an overall happier you.

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We're looking for people who are excited about health and technology, and how these together can make a difference in people's everyday lives.


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Committed

Dedicated to health and fitness


Creative

Solving new and interesting challenges


Collaborative

Working together to make a difference



 


 


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Our Perks

WHAT SETS US APART

STAY ACTIVE AT WORK

Treadmill desks and weekly fitness classes like Zumba and running groups keep you moving on the job

CATERED FOOD & HAPPY HOUR

A fully stocked kitchen with healthy and hearty snacks, catered lunches and happy hours every week

TEAM OUTINGS

From holiday parties to an unexpected game of competitive bowling, there's lots of opportunities to get to know the team

HACK NIGHTS

Monthly hack nights that put your mind to the test from building your workspace to building our next product

EQUITY

Every employee has a personal stake in the success and accomplishments of Fitbit

Fitbit Reviews

3.4
34 Reviews
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Fitbit CEO James Park
James Park
30 Ratings
  • 1 person found this helpful

    Excellent, fast paced company with passionate and friendly environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Fitbit

    Pros

    Developers get to impact the company in a meaningful way, without having to jump through hoops or work through politics. Very friendly environment and culture with a healthy work-life balance, and the company is still moving very fast. Exciting growth in an industry that is a positive influence in in the world.

    Cons

    The company is growing very fast, which puts company culture at risk

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to improve communication of product vision and company direction

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

Fitbit Interviews

Updated Mar 26, 2015
Updated Mar 26, 2015

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

27%
10%
62%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

62%
25%
4%

Interview Difficulty

2.6
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Fitbit.

    Interview Details

    I applied online for an intern position. I had a screening phone call that lasted about 45 mins with a recruiter. After that, I was scheduled for 2 x 1 hour technical interviews one-on-one with engineers. Questions ranged from discussing my current projects to hypothetical hardware/software design questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Pick one of your recent related projects and discuss details about your implementation and challenges faced during development   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Fitbit Awards & Accolades

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Most Innovative Companies, Fast Company, 2014
Gear of the year award, Men's Journal, 2013

Additional Info

Website www.fitbit.com
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2007
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing

We're a passionate team dedicated to health & fitness who are building products that help transform people's lives. While health can be serious business, we feel it doesn't have to be. We believe you're more likely to reach your goals if you're encouraged to have fun, smile, and feel empowered along the way

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