Hinge is the dating app designed to be deleted.
New York, NY

VP of Artificial Intelligence (Greater NYC Area, NY)

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Hinge is the dating app designed to be deleted

In today's digital world, finding genuine relationships is tougher than ever. At Hinge, we’re on a mission to inspire intimate connection to create a less lonely world. We’re obsessed with understanding our users’ behaviors to help them find love, and our success is defined by one simple metric– setting up great dates. With tens of millions of users across the globe, we’ve become the most trusted way to find a relationship, for all.

About the Role

Hinge is looking for a passionate Vice President of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to provide strategic and operational leadership to Hinge’s AI initiatives as we are embarking on a mission to become an AI-First company. Reporting to our Chief Technology Officer, you will lead a dedicated team of Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers to develop a self-service AI platform, and cutting-edge AI models and tools.

In this role, you will work closely with the Engineering, Data, Product and other teams to lay the foundation of AI at Hinge to power user safety, bad actors/algorithms, recommendation engine, AI-generated interactions, etc. We are looking for someone with extensive experience in building AI teams and platforms, and a passion for solving some of the most complex and important problems related to dating.


  • Team Leadership and Development: Build, manage, and mentor a world-class team of Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers, fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Self-Service AI Platform: Oversee the development and maintenance of a self-service AI platform that enables the rapid creation, testing, and deployment of machine learning models. The platform should be self-serving, scalable and developed with bias mitigation in mind.
  • AI Model Development: Lead the development and deployment of advanced AI models to enhance user experience, safety, and outcomes across the entire product funnel. This includes ideation, model development, validation, and implementation.
  • AI Ethics: Champion ethical AI practices within the organization, ensuring models are designed, implemented, and used in a fair, transparent, and accountable manner. Lead discussions and actions around data privacy, algorithmic bias, transparency, and other AI ethics-related topics.
  • Operational Efficiency: Implement AI tools to optimize operational efficiency across the organization, working closely with cross-functional teams to understand their needs and develop AI solutions that drive improvement. Foster a data-driven culture within the organization, promoting the use of AI in decision-making processes.
  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with the tech leadership and the executive team to define the company’s AI strategy and goals, ensuring alignment with the broader business objectives.
  • Innovation: Keep abreast of the latest AI trends, AI Platforms, applications, and best practices, and advise on potential adoption to drive competitive advantage

What We’re Looking For

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, AI, Data Science, or a related field. A PhD would be considered a plus.
  • Proven experience in a similar leadership role, preferably in a product-led tech company.
  • Strong track record of building, managing, and developing high-performing teams.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining AI models and platforms.
  • Expert in modern AI technologies (including generative AI), machine learning models, data analytics, and the underlying infrastructure & engineering to reliably deploy these models at scale.
  • Expert in MLOps and building reliable/high availability AI/ML systems.
  • Ability to communicate complex data insights in a clear and actionable way to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Highly motivated, proactive and collaborative team player with the ability to persuade others and influence outcomes.

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy:

401(k) Matching: We match 100% of the first 10% of pre-tax 401(k) contributions you make, up to a maximum of $10,000 per year.

Professional Growth: Get a $3,000 annual Learning & Development stipend once you’ve been with us for three months. You also get free access to Udemy, an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 6000 courses, starting your first day.

Parental Leave & Planning: When you become a new parent, you’re eligible for 100% paid parental leave (20 paid weeks for both birth and non-birth parents.)

Fertility Support: You’ll get easy access to fertility care through Carrot, from basic treatments to fertility preservation. We also provide $10,000 toward fertility preservation. You and your spouse/domestic partner are both eligible.

Date Stipend: All Hinge employees receive a $100 monthly stipend for epic dates– Romantic or otherwise. Hinge Premium is also free for employees and their loved ones.

ERGs: We have eight Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)—Asian, Unapologetic, Disability, LGBTQIA+, Vibras, Women/Nonbinary, Parents, and Remote—that hold regular meetings, host events, and provide dedicated support to the organization & its community.

At Hinge, our core values are…

Authenticity: We share, never hide, our words, actions and intentions.

Courage: We embrace lofty goals and tough challenges.

Empathy: We deeply consider the perspective of others.

Diversity inspires innovation

Hinge is an equal-opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe success is created by a diverse workforce of individuals with different ideas, strengths, interests, and cultural backgrounds.

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What are Hinge Perks + Benefits

Hinge Benefits Overview

We have a generous benefits package thanks to being a part of the larger Match Group, but we run out of our very own HQ in the Meatpacking District. A lot of thought and resources go into providing an enjoyable and rewarding experience at Hinge.

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
We provide employees with a flexible working schedule that includes Summer Fridays and a hybrid work environment.
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hinge has Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that celebrate and champion everyone. Some ERGs include LGBTQIA+, Unapologetic@Hinge, Women of Color, Vibras, and Parents (+ many more).
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Our employees can contribute up to $3,500 pre-taxed dollars for individual plans and $7,000 pre-taxed dollars for Family plans on annual basis.
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Our liife insurance is equal to 1.5 times an employee's annual salary.
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Hinge provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Schwab. We match 100% of contributions up to 10% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company equity
Hinge offers employees SARs that vest 50% after 2 years and 100% after 3 years. Once vested, these SARs can be liquidated or converted into Match Group stock (MTCH, Nasdaq).
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Hinge offers each employee an annual performance bonus at up 10% of your salary based on company performance.
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Hinge offers 20 PTO days, 18 holidays, 2 flex holidays, and 10 wellness days to all full-time employees.
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
We offer pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees
Company-sponsored outings
Free daily meals
In-office employees can take advantage of catered lunch Monday-Thursday.
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
We enjoy lunch together on Wednesday every week. During those Wednesday Lunches a member of the team hosts a lunch and learn featuring a new team member, department tutorial, new projects or AMAs.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Get a $3,000 annual Learning & Development stipend once you’ve been with us for three months. You also get free access to Udemy, an online learning and teaching marketplace with over 204,000 courses
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Hinge also offers employees a Monthly Date Stipend. All employees receive a $100 monthly date stipend to go on great dates and build relationships with their partners, friends, and families. Employees try out new date spots, review them, and then share the reviews with Hinge members for date inspiration.

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