Head of Design (Remote)

SWORD Health

Porto, PT / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 04/22/2021
  • Website: swordhealth.com
  • Company Address: , New York, NY

About SWORD Health

SWORD Health is a digital musculoskeletal (MSK) therapy provider. We pair licensed physical therapists with innovative technology to help people overcome their chronic and post-surgical pain faster and more cost-effectively. We’re on a mission to free two billion people from pain by making it simple for people to recover at home, without resorting to imaging, surgeries or opioids.

Job Description


Our Product team is the guardian and curator of the Digital Therapist's features and appearance.
They also liaise between our Clinical and Tech teams to ensure the Digital Therapist is dependable, razor-sharp and constantly evolving.

SWORD Health is a pioneering digital healthcare company working to relieve the millions of people suffering from musculoskeletal pain. Our groundbreaking solution pairs licensed physical therapists with an artificial intelligence powered digital therapist to help people overcome chronic and post-surgical pain faster and more cost-effectively than anything out there. We’re on a mission to reduce U.S. healthcare costs by $70B by making it simple for people to recover at home, without resorting to imaging, surgeries or opioids.

What You'll Do:

        Cultivate a best in class UX design practice at one of the fastest-growing health tech companies in the world
        Hire and nurture a design team that will create experiences that delight patients and physical therapists
        Actively practice and evangelize customer-centric thinking
        Own, lead and drive design problems from user research, ideation through to execution
        Build relationships and collaborate with cross-functional teams  Product, Engineering, Operations, and Marketing
        Use quantitative data and qualitative feedback to inform the design decisions
        Passionate about the craft and willing to step in all hands on deck when necessary

About You:

        5+ years of experience as a product/UX designer at a tech company
        Generalist who can drive the design process end to end (from user research to work with engineers on testing)
        Strong portfolio showcasing the problem-solving skill and high design caliber
        Fluency in the latest product design trend, tools, and technology cross-platform
        Experienced in mentoring junior designers
        Ability to elevate our product quality to continuously improve the customer experience
        Detail-oriented while being able to see the big picture
        Great partner with the cross-functional teams
        Willingness to learn and keep developing yourself (growth mindset)
        Prior people management experience and/or health sector experience are a plus

To ensure you feel good solving a big Human problem, we offer:

        A bright future at a promising high-tech startup company
        Career development and growth, with a competitive salary
        The opportunity to work with a talented team and to add real value to an innovative solution with the potential to change an industry
        A stimulating atmosphere with room for creativity - fast-paced, fun, and energetic startup with a friendly culture
        A flexible environment where you organized your work dynamic: flexible working hours, remote work policy and unlimited vacations
        Access to health and well-being programs (yoga classes, digital therapist sessions)

Please note that SWORD Health Recruiting will only correspond through @swordhealth.com domain email addresses. Any outside requests claiming to represent SWORD Health Recruiting may be fraudulent. We will never ask you to submit payment or financial information to participate in our interview process. If you suspect that you've been contacted by a scammer, we recommend you cease all communication with the individual and consider reporting them to the relevant authorities, such as the US FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center. If you'd like to verify the legitimacy of an email you received from SWORD Health Recruiting, please forward it to [email protected]

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.