UX Researcher

  • IOHK
  • Feb 11, 2021
Permanent

Job Description

Description

IO Global is searching for a UX Researcher to join our outstanding Design team.

Our goal is simple: to create great designs while helping you express yourself, not by imposing our views on what makes a good product. Every problem is different and requires different ways of seeing, thinking, and understanding to deliver beautifully crafted experiences that enhance people's lives.

You'll work with some exceptionally talented and friendly individuals within IO who are always open to ideas and new ways of working. Curiosity and passion is at our core, along with a belief that the creative process is fun and rewarding. We're building the products of tomorrow; help us shape them ❤.

Your mission

  • Manage and conduct user research and concept development
  • Lead users and stakeholders throughout the process of proposing, testing, and implementing UX improvements
  • Work closely with marketing and product management teams to identify research topics and UX problems
  • Work broadly with design, product management, content strategy, engineering, and marketing teams
  • Plan and implement an overall user research strategy and methodology for the business
  • Conduct independent research on all aspects of products and experiences
  • Collect and analyse user behaviour through lab studies, field visits, ethnography, surveys, benchmark studies, server logs and online experiments (A/B testing)
  • Work with designers, product managers, and engineers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research
  • Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and presentations.


Requirements

Your expertise

  • Strong experience as a UX research specialist
  • Strong experience in user testing and research to encourage data-driven UX/UI decisions
  • In-depth understanding of UX/UI design
  • Experience with qualitative and user-centred design methodologies
  • Working knowledge of quantitative, behavioral analysis and statistics
  • Critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proven record of delivering actionable insights
  • Strong record of working and delivering in agile environments
  • Team player
  • Solid time-management skills.


Benefits

Location

IOHK is a fully distributed organization and therefore this is a remote position.

All Colleagues

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work - ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
  • Udemy for Business
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

US Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by IO Global for the employee and dependents
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance

UK Employees

  • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
  • Pension