Instructional Design Writer

Vida Health

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 05/06/2021
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  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA

About Vida Health

Delivering lasting behavior change and health outcomes to chronic conditions.

Job Description

At Vida, we empower individuals to overcome chronic mental and physical health conditions, once and for all. The impact of chronic conditions on healthcare is immense: in the US alone, chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease drive 80% of the $3 trillion healthcare spending, which is at 18% of GDP. One in 3 individuals has a chronic health condition, and 1 in 4 struggles with mental health.
Vida provides expert, personalized, on-demand health coaching and programs from a network of experienced health care providers and leading medical institutions. Vida is a next generation continuous care platform for both consumers and businesses, combining a consumer mobile app, an enterprise care platform offering on demand 24/7 solutions for chronic conditions. Vida platform runs in the cloud, captures real-time data from 100+ devices and apps, and integrates back to the employer, payer, and provider. We are trusted by Fortune 1000 companies, major national payers and large providers to enable their employees live their healthiest lives.
We’re looking for a colleague who is passionate about empowering individuals to achieve their best health, from head to toe. 
The ideal candidate is a health behavior change program expert. You excel at creating digital curricula and interventions that are delivered and discovered as part of a member’s day-to-day interactions with our mobile apps, health coaching, and telehealth services.
Our programs are in service to building knowledge, activating skills development, and fostering sustained behavior change. If you love writing, communicating, and finding ways to connect with the needs and inner strengths of individuals who are at varying stages of their health journey—whether disease prevention, new diagnosis, or ongoing management—this will be a great next role in your career. 


    • Design and revamp both new and established health coaching and telehealth programs for consumers
    • Create educational podcasts, videos and content, working with colleagues in clinical, coaching, health communication, product, engineering, and creative services
    • Translate strong science and health info into actionable content and content-driven interventionsImplement clinical and consumer feedback from program reviews
    • Help to design instructional management features and systems
    • Evaluate new eLearning materials and formats
    • Research new innovations in both learning design and education, particularly in the native and web app space
    • Work to understand and leverage platform functionality and machine learning for member, program, and company health outcome goals


    • Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, health education, or related field
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in digital content development and deployment
    • Excellent communication and writing skills
    • Excellent editing and creative shaping skills
    • Excellent listening and synthesis skills when working with consumers, engineers, and clinical experts
    • Comfortable managing multiple projects
    • Experience in content management and content management system platforms
    • Able to work independently


    • Master of Science in Education in learning design and technology
    • Previous experience in health programs, specifically


    • Competitive compensation with meaningful stock options
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance (We cover 100% of your premium and 80% for your dependents)
    • Healthcare FSA Plan
    • Dependent Care FSA Plans
    • Commuter and Parking Benefits 
    • 401K Program
    • Flexible PTO Policy
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • 10 Paid Company Holidays


    • We’re a distributed company, so you can work from most US states (We still have a HQ office in San Francisco)
    • Access to a Vida Health Coach and the full Vida App
    • New hire home office stipend
    • Monthly wellness benefit
    • Training and leadership development programs
    • Weekly meetups with team members across the country through our #connectandcommit program
    • Quarterly All Company Events
    • Quarterly Team Based Connection Opportunities
    • Significant opportunities for growth and development as the business grows
Vida is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
Diversity is more than a commitment at Vida—it is the foundation of what we do. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.
We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our platform and those we serve. Vida is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.