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Senior/Lead UX Researcher (Remote)

Sentieo, Leeds

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Sentieo provides analysts, researchers, and corporate executives with the first  AI-powered research platform that supports the entire investment workflow. Armed with an intelligent and collaborative approach to investment research, hedge funds, investment firms, and corporations can outperform the market and gain a competitive edge. With more than 1,000 global customers including 800 institutional investment firms and Fortune 500 corporations, Sentieo empowers the world’s investment teams to make intelligent decisions.

YOUR IMPACT

The Design team at Sentieo drives our user experience vision to make Sentieo the most intuitive and attractive financial platform on the market. We guide our platform’s end result using feedback directly from our clients - some of the most sophisticated investors and research teams in the world. Everything that a Sentieo user touches - from user interaction to mobile application design - is designed and perfected by the Design team.

This role is an integral part of our growing product design organization and will work closely with cross functional internal partners including Product, Engineering, Customer Success, and Marketing to build world class user-centered, data-informed web and mobile products. As the founding researcher on the team you’ll have the opportunity to create a world-class research program that will drive the experience of our users for years to come.

This is a remote position - we're looking for someone in the UK.

YOUR OPPORTUNITIES

  • Work with designers, product managers, and engineers to determine research objectives
  • Prepare research plans, define metrics and outcomes
  • Recruit and schedule participants
  • Run studies using appropriate research methods
  • Communicate tactical and strategic findings
  • Collaborate with teams to prioritize design changes and new requirements
  • Work with members of the analytics team to understand and aggregate usage trends
  • Create research outputs, e.g. reports, task flows, personas, customer journey maps
  • Work with the rest of the team to evolve our tools and processes, to help optimize how we do research
  • Evangelize and teach others about research methods, benefits, and applications

YOU BRING

  • Positive energy, enthusiasm, and an eye for innovation - we're looking for super smart people who are excited about solving big problems and are self-motivated to get things done
  • 3-7 years of experience carrying out research projects from start to finish
  • Strong interest in digging into quantitative data to uncover insights and present data in persuasive ways
  • Expertise in applying research methodologies such as usability testing, interviews, card sorting, and surveys
  • An ability to provide design recommendations based on a solid understanding of design patterns and usability guidelines
  • A strong commitment to quality – you must be organized, analytical, methodical, and have an interest in improving quality through user research
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to present information creatively, concisely and persuasively
Please upload your portfolio or post the link for us to review. Applications without portfolios will not be considered.


We believe that competitive benefits are an important investment in our people and culture.
In addition to joining a passionate and collaborative team culture, your perks and benefits include:

Benefits
£750 annual stipend for professional and personal development
£150 stipend to set up your home office when you first start 
Up to £200 a month for private health insurance including medical, dental, and/or vision plans
22 company paid holidays + bank holidays
Company stock options
Company sponsored Pension scheme   

Perks
Flexible work schedule to accommodate you/your family needs
Quarterly departmental events and company-wide activities for global team networking   
Weekly team stand ups and monthly virtual team gatherings
Comprehensive onboarding program with a live CEO meet + greet
Fun--and useful--swag!

EEO
Our company values diversity and believes diverse teams make innovation possible. We work on complex, difficult problems with no linear or clear solutions. We believe that a diverse team can bring different perspectives and approaches, and whose experiences reflect the full set of clients we seek to serve. As such, Sentieo is committed to a diverse representation among our employees.

About Sentieo

We set out to build Sentieo to help you find an edge. As former hedge fund analysts, we are very familiar with the challenge of digging through an inhuman amount of information to find that one key data point that makes or breaks your investment thesis. With new datasets appearing daily, your job as an investor continues to grow more challenging and complex. This is why we built Sentieo. Sentieo is a financial data platform underpinned by the latest search technology. We overlay search, collaboration and automation on key aspects of an analyst's workflow so that you can spend less time searching and more time analyzing. Don’t take our word for it. We would love nothing more than to show you what we have built.

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Want to learn more about Sentieo? Visit Sentieo's website.