Mutual Mobile – Why Work For Us?



Mutual Mobile is an emerging tech agency that builds breakthrough products for a more connected world. By finding the sweet spot between technologies, people, and brands, we unleash previously impossible value.

Breakthrough products delight people, push technological boundaries, and redefine markets. Building them is more than what we do — it’s why we live.

Here, R&D isn’t a department, it’s a way of life. We eat, sleep, and breathe emerging technology. We hack, tinker, explore, and experiment daily — and share our findings along the way.  

We create close-knit, best-in-class teams of passionate people who actively collaborate with clients to gather cross-discipline perspectives. We cut through the clutter to identify what matters to the audience, what drives value for the business, and what pushes technology.

We are user-centered, pro-prototype and anti-hype. When we see a breakthrough opportunity, we invest in substantiating ideas. We embrace the unfinished, pursuing perfection one iteration at a time.

We put working prototypes in front of people as quickly as possible. We learn by listening, observing, and analyzing behaviors. We push to make the prototype more useful, more usable, and more desirable — then put it in front of people again. Constant iteration places users at the center of our design process.

Mutual Mobile Reviews

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    Easy to grow

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    Current Employee - Designer  in  Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Designer in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Mutual Mobile full-time for more than a year


    We have the freedom to point clients in the right direction, challenging their design expectations, and do it based on what the end user actually cares about. The process is similar to an ad agency, but I have the ability to push the envelope much further, since there are developers who can deliver on whatever we ask them to.

    I have direct access to the client, so there's little nonsense between me and what I want to accomplish for a particular product. I also get plenty of opportunities to grow my career, since it is easy to get exposed to a variety of industries and projects.


    Creative leadership is not checked in. We need a strong leader, which every other department except design seems to have.

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    Hire an ECD and do it fast.

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Mutual Mobile Interviews

Updated Aug 23, 2014
Updated Aug 23, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Senior IOS Engineer Interview

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    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 days - interviewed at Mutual Mobile in February 2012.

    Interview Details

    Planned w/ recruiting, initial phone call w recruiting (minor technical questions), first round call w manager and engineer, flew to austin, panel interview and culture fit. Easy process and recruiter was good and smart. Panel interview was with five or so people who seemed to be of varying levels, all smart. Company is relaxed, don't wear a suit to your interview

    Interview Questions
    • Explain how to build a messaging application and pull in user photos from social media   Answer Question
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Mutual Mobile Awards & Accolades

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Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2014
Most Promising Companies, Forbes, 2011
Most Promising Companies, Forbes, 2013
America's Most Promising CEOs Under 35, Forbes, 2013
#1 Custom Software Developer in Austin, Austin Business Journal, 2014
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Additional Info

Headquarters Austin, TX
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 2009
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

Why work for Mutual Mobile? We craft beautiful mobile products and solve complex software challenges. Clients such as Audi, Isis, and Google come to us for our deep experience in mobile — from establishing a mobile strategy that provides impactful business value, to building & designing those solutions from the ground up. We bring together the brightest minds in creative... More

Mission: We’re motivated by opportunities to do things that have never been done with mobile technology before. We’re growing and looking for people with a similar mindset to... More

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