We’re looking for authentic, curious creators to join our team and build amazing digital products. Skip the jargon, monotony, and micromanagement. Come be Substantial.
Why work with us?
We can’t be Substantial without you. We facilitate you developing your skills, doing your best work, and living your full life.
Breadth and Depth
Our projects vary in platform, industry, scale, and personality. You’ll get to hone your skills and create new ones across that wide range.
Do it Your Way
Teams develop their own process, conduct experiments, and share their lessons for everyone’s benefit. Everyone makes an impact.
Work to Live
We support our people’s lives in and out of the office, with robust benefits, a comfortable, lively workplace, and a sustainable approach to the work we do.
- Care and Connect
- We invest ourselves in our work, with empathy for our clients, partners and users.
- Learn and Teach
- Everyone has the responsibility to experiment, try new things, and share the results.
- Build Responsibly
- We understand the larger context for the work we do and respond accordingly.
- Work Together
- We are stronger as a team than as individuals.
- Be Authentic
- We create real and honest relationships with our coworkers, clients, and partners.
Our values guide our actions and decisions, keeping us true to who we want to be.
Perks & Benefits
We offer a comprehensive set of benefits designed to help you do your best work and support your life in & out of the office.
- A Happy Workplace
- A fully stocked kitchen, office dogs, free yoga, social events, and the vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood. We have ranked multiple times as one of the best places to work in WA.
- We pay 100% of the monthly premium for employees’ comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance and a healthy portion toward dependent coverage.
- Flexible Working
- You have a life outside of Substantial. We set reasonable expectations internally and with our clients and offer core working hours to accommodate our busy lives.
- Paid Time Off
- Three weeks of PTO to start, plus paid holidays and additional time off for parental leave or medical emergencies.
- Employees receive an annual stipend for conferences, classes, books, and other related costs. We offer coaching for professional and personal development.
- Follow Your Interests
- We support people gathering to explore their passions, whether that's comics, linear algebra, electronics, or machine learning.
- 401(k) Plan
- We offer a comprehensive 401(k) plan with employer matching to help our employees achieve their long-term financial goals.
- Choose between a parking pass or an Orca Card. Our office is equipped with bike storage, lockers, and a shower to make your commute easy.