Arli is on a mission to radically change the way people access and experience support for addiction and addictive behaviours. Arli gives people who have problems with alcohol, drugs and certain behaviours, 24/7 access to the tools and community they need to build their confidence, knowledge, strength, and ultimately...the lives they want.
Arli believes that the future of healthcare is peer-led and clinically-backed. Bridging the gap between clinical interventions and human experience, Arli aims to deliver the most effective, personalised and informed outcomes for people struggling with any addiction type. As a Lived Experience Platform, Arli connects people who are seeking support, with lived experience experts who have already achieved the outcomes they are seeking.
There have been rare, but spectacular moments in recent history, where the power of art and science have seamlessly come together, and fundamentally changed the human experience. Like architect Frank Gehry, who challenges the limits of both construction and our perceptions of what buildings can be, to create public spaces beyond our wildest imaginations. And designer Jony Ive, who challenged the concept of the ‘personal computer’ and ended up revolutionising personal technology forever.
And maybe, with a bit of time—you. By challenging healthcare as we know it today, and taking peer-led support to new heights...and saving countless lives in the process.
We don’t just need a great creative thinker or a master engineer—we need an architect. Someone who can not only set an extraordinary vision and challenge what’s possible, but can plan, design and lead the construction. That’s why, we’re looking for our Gehry.
We need a Product leader that knows how to build something spectacular from the ground up. You carefully consider each detail and step that must come together, while always keeping the end vision in mind. But more than anything, you obsess about the user: how will they interact with this space; how will they be made to feel in this space; and how can you keep building things that improve their life.
Just like Frank, you'll have an exceptional team around you to help bring your masterpiece to life. A Chief Research Scientist who can help you to understand who you're building for and make your concepts stronger; a team of engineers who can build your vision and make your designs stronger; and a leadership team that will support you in every way possible to make your vision, impact and leadership skills stronger too.
We've got the space, we've got the tools and we know exactly who we're building for—now we just need our world-class architect to start building, innovating and continually iterating on a product that will deliver true value and human impact for Arli.
We believe people do their best work when they are healthy and happy.
🌟 Purpose: Be part of a movement that is changing lives and changing the future of addiction for good.
🌏 Work anywhere, live your life: Join us anywhere in the world as part of a fully distributed team. No commuting! We give you the freedom and flexibility to work when you want, and where you want (as long as there is enough overlap for key meetings with our team in the U.S and Australia). This is not vanity flexibility. Our engineers often go surfing at lunchtime for a few hours.
🏋️♂️ Training: Your colleagues are a few of the best people on the planet to drive you towards being the best you. (Sound lame but it’s true). Apart from that, you will have access to a number of our advisors, world-class investor networks and the company will support you in finding the best operational mentor that we can.
💎 Transparent and inclusive: Work in an environment with high trust, transparency, and autonomy
❤️ Community: Access to Arli investor community through Antler Global, Airtree, and Folklore which includes invitations to networking events, industry dinners, slack groups and more
💰 Compensation: Get paid for doing something that you love, that's also changing the world for the better. Company stock. WFH budget.
🚀 Growth opportunities: You're joining at a great time and if you can keep up, you will have the opportunity to grow at the same rate as the company. We will do everything humanly in supporting you to get there.
🤓 World-class science & tech: Arli has it's own team of researchers and engineers, which means the possibilities to innovate, experiment and build are endless! Play a key role in shaping the products we build at Arli—and the future of addiction support.
We are a global, distributed team across Australia and North America (and growing!).
Our team and all of our creators are made up of people who have lived experience with addiction. People who are living examples of what's possible. People who actually know what it takes.
💼 Backed by top investors including Folklore, Antler, Airtree, Simon Griffiths (Co-Founder & CEO of Who Gives A Crap), and more.
👀 Featured in the Australian Financial Review as one to watch.
🤝 Partnered with Monash University, The Buttery, Australian Federal Government and other industry leaders.
Values are actions not just ideas. They inform the way we treat each other and those we support, as well as the products and experiences we build. With a shared understanding of our values, we can go further together.
🤝 People are the priority. Period.
Arli is built by and for real people. From the goals we set to the way we hire; the products we build, to the way we speak—people are always the priority. We hire extraordinary humans and look way beyond just their capabilities. Our team don't miss doctor's appointments or our friend's birthdays—because we're people first and Arliens second. We're building products to drive better human connection and inclusion. We support 'people living with addiction' and never 'addicts'. We thrive on this connection to ourselves, our peers, our community and our cause.
💎 Clear is kind
We are highly transparent and embrace vulnerability—and see the extraordinary power in both of those things. We value inclusivity, direct communication, candid feedback and high respect for one another. Our circle of trust enables us to work better, smarter and faster.
🙌 Lead with pride
Shame and stigma have no place in addiction—or at Arli. We couldn't be more proud of the people and community we support, and we sing it loud and proud. Our bold mission is matched by our determination. We stick to our word and will always do what’s right over what’s easy. We don’t shy away from tough conversations, but we always consider who may be listening.
👂 Listen carefully
We never have all of the answers. We never assume. We seek to understand. The conversation around addiction and how we best support people will be constantly evolving—and we’ll always be listening, and pushing ourselves to learn and grow.
How we think about people who will have outsized impact
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Video introduction - 10 minutes.
First interview: You interview the Founder — 40 minutes.
Second interview: Founder and another Leader will interview you 30-60 mins.
Case study — You present back to the entire team.
Final culture interview — With someone outside of the business, we trust.