PatientsLikeMe: Art Director
160 Second Street
Cambridge, MA 02142


Why PatientsLikeMe?

The healthcare system isnt doing enough for patients, but you can help change that. PatientsLikeMe is leading the social medicine space by allowing people to share their health data, track their progress, help others, and change medicine for good. Each time someone shares their experience, theyre helping the next person diagnosed learn what could really work for them, and helping researchers shorten the path to new treatments. At PatientsLikeMe were passionate about improving the lives of patients, improving the healthcare system, working on hard technical problems and doing all of this with teamwork. If you want to work with great people in an R&D organization on an initiative that matters, we want to talk to you. Come make a difference in patients lives with us!

Who are we hiring?

PatientsLikeMe is looking for an Art Director to join a growing team of multidisciplinary, people-centric designers in delivering unparalleled experiences in digital health products and services. You will part of a collaborative team that develops and delivers the vision for our products, ensuring the alignment of the experience across our platform.

Why you will love working here:

A purpose-driven culture with a mission

We are going after real problems that matter. PatientsLikeMe empowers people to take charge of their health by learning from others, while discovering new science and interventions that make life better for everyone.

Not your average healthcare company

PatientsLikeMe is going through an exciting transition. We are targeting the next frontier of digital consumer health backed by the resources and ambition to launch new products and a platform at a global scale.

Being part of a growing team

Our current design team is small but mighty. You will be critical in helping to us get to the next level by re-building a best-in-class visual design experience and creative capabilities.

What you need to be successful:

Find our brand through our members

We have grown strong and trusted relationships with our members. These are rooted in our core values of Openness, Transparency and Wow! Youre able to translate the impact of these relationships into meaningful moments of when our members engage with us.

Own the system

You are able to develop a scalable design language, including systems that can be deployed in a variety of medium (from digital to print), across an organization (from product into marketing), while confidently defending creative decisions to your stakeholders.

Translate insights into action

Youre a crafts-person, being able to visually translate both trivial and complex ideas into meaningful experiences that evoke the right emotions, in the right moment. You are equally as comfortable communicating these experiences as inspiration to your team while building consensus with your partners through demonstrating your expertise and experience.


  • 7-10 years of experience in creative design
  • 5+ years leading creative design teams
  • A portfolio of relevant projects in a variety of medium
  • Worked effectively with both product and marketing teams
  • Organized, independent, and able to juggle multiple workstreams
  • Effective communicator, negotiator, and collaborator

Additional desired qualifications:

  • Studied design and achieved a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree
  • Experience in healthcare or similar regulated/complex consumer environment

We offer:

A competitive salary, generous vacation package, flexible schedule, health and dental, parental leave, free lunch 2x/week, and company brownbag discussions - often by industry leaders in health and technology, and design. Your teammates are also singers, cyclists, woodworkers, bookworms, animal lovers, artists, gardeners, athletes, parents, patients, caregivers, and all-around great people.