Those applying for an engineering job at Peloton shouldn’t fret over their experience. According to Rich, the engineers on the Web Team don’t have degrees in Computer Science—some even hold Bachelors of Fine Arts. Although their backgrounds are a bit atypical, their knowledge of design makes working with the Design Team incredibly integrated and, ultimately, helps them build better and more beautiful products.
Rich works with product managers and designers to create an interactive and user-friendly web experience for Peloton customers. The designers send him their innovative creations and Rich turns them into code—chopping them up and making them move. Rich is constantly building new features or product features from scratch, and he thoroughly enjoys the challenge the Peloton interface allots him on a daily basis.
“I know people like to say this, but Peloton is something that truly hasn’t been done before.”
“A Peloton engineer likes to code and has a favorite language, but is willing to do whatever it takes to best get the job done—even if that means learning a new language or exploring a route that makes them uncomfortable.”