UX Researcher

San Francisco, California, United States | Full-time | Partially remote


Swing Therapeutics was founded in 2019. Our mission is to create evidence-backed digital treatments and services to help people with chronic conditions live their best lives. Our team of passionate scientists, clinicians, and technologists are partnering with some of the world’s top researchers to develop transformative digital treatments. Together, we are helping people achieve improved health so that they can lead more joyful, vibrant lives. We have an opening for a smart, motivated, experienced, and kind person who wants to join us on this adventure.


Mission-driven people + culture

What we are most proud of is the culture we have built for the company. We are a company where people join for the mission but stay for the people, inspired by the commitment, deep expertise, and world-class abilities of each of our team members. We love our team and feel fulfilled by our work every day. Swing is a place where you can do your best work.


Our Values

At Swing our values are more than slogans, they are our core principles and guidelines to which we engage with our work, our team members, and most importantly, our patients.

  • Patients come first
  • We lead with evidence and act with empathy
  • We find a way together
  • We empower the underrepresented and unheard
  • We prioritize progress
  • We honor one another’s thoughts, perspectives, and voices


About the role:

The User Experience Researcher will lead exploratory and evaluative research for our early-stage digital therapeutic. You will report to Swing’s Head of Product, and work with our design and clinical teams to refine and expand our therapeutic platform. You love mapping users’ mental models, understanding why people use and fall in (and out of) love with products, and the importance of continuous improvement in usability. You are inquisitive, empathetic, and have a talent for uncovering what users really think. You are a strong communicator that has a keen interest in technology along with the ability to synthesize information quickly. The position will be based in San Francisco, and we are open to contract-to-hire.


About you:

  • You want to make a difference and use your talents to help others
  • You believe it is possible to develop software that can help people living with debilitating chronic conditions regain control of their lives
  • You share the desire to be a part of an efficient, focused, and lean product team, helping to deliver the next generation of healthcare services
  • You understand the importance of growing and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative working culture and you want to be an active partner and contributor to it



  • Work with the Head of Product, clinical experts, and the Swing design team to understand our users and help improve our products and services
  • Formulate hypotheses for testing and create interview scripts
  • Help recruit users, organize and conduct remote patient testing sessions
  • Quickly synthesize findings, and provide substantive, actionable feedback to the product team to help rapidly iterate concepts
  • Articulate a modern research philosophy that draws on best practices and pragmatic problem solving



  • Bachelor's degree in anthropology, psychology or a related field
  • Experience working in research for mobile and web applications
  • Strong track record demonstrating an end-to-end understanding of research methods and analysis
  • Conversant with prototyping and remote testing tools (Figma, etc.)
  • Experienced working on modern, Agile-based product and research teams
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced startup culture - able to flex to meet changing business needs
  • Highly-organized, with a strong ability to prioritize tasks and manage projects to completion
  • Passionate desire to help people with chronic conditions achieve improved health


Bonus Points:

  • Experience with data security or patient privacy requirements (e.g. HIPAA, GCP) a plus



  • Working with a group of fun, passionate, skilled creators and explorers in digital healthcare
  • Opportunity to join a well-funded, pioneering digital healthcare company and work closely with the founders to drive implementation
  • Flexible hybrid work model, with a stipend to set up your home office
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Competitive salary and equity package
  • Generous healthcare coverage: full medical, dental, and vision coverage for yourself, with 80% subsidy for your dependents
  • Take-what-you-need vacation policy


For more information, please email us at jobs@swingtherapeutics.com and include your LinkedIn profile.