PatientsLikeMe: UX Designer
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 a UX Designer to join an amazing team of multidisciplinary designers in delivering unparalleled experiences in digital health products and services. You will be 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:

Strong understanding of design methodologies

You are equally comfortable in data and design. Empathy and critical thinking are your tools of your trade. You can translate complex ideas onto paper, and into a working prototype, that is ready for validation with users and stakeholders alike. You graciously translate feedback into action, throughout the product life-cycle.

Work with any team any time

You work closely with our product managers and engineers in an agile cadence. You consider time management, scope, and getting stakeholder consensus when meeting deadlines. Co-creation is part of your DNA, you value ideas from everywhere and everyone.

A champion for people-center design

You have experience in conducting a variety of UX research methods for, and synthesizing, both qualitative and quantitative user research studies.


  • 3-7 years designing responsive web apps or mobile software products
  • A portfolio or case studies that highlight your problems solving abilities
  • An eye for consistency and an ability to move ideas from abstract to actionable with little oversight or guidance
  • Fluent in modern collaborative design, but also appreciates value of traditional tools and understands what to use and when

Additional desired qualifications:

  • A bachelors degree or above in a design related discipline
  • Experience in healthcare or similar regulated/complex consumer environment
  • Experience in designing for native mobile apps
  • Understanding of accessibility guidelines for web and mobile apps

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.