User Experience Researcher

Posted on:
July 5, 2022

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

In this cross-functional role, you will play an integral part in developing products that demonstrate the unique value that Pinterest delivers in driving inspiration to action. You’ll work alongside product management, engineering, design, product marketing, data analysts, and content strategy to create impactful new features for advertisers that will expand the number of Pinterest advertisers and increase advertiser retention. The ideal candidate is passionate about understanding advertisers and helping to create world-class advertising products that connect both people and businesses, as well as understanding and improving the experience people on Pinterest have with ads. They will be crucial in identifying the business needs of our advertisers and working to define solutions.

What you’ll do:

  • Conduct research that varies in approach, scale, scope, timeframe and methodologies (includes usability testing and online interviews).
  • Proactively communicate and share your research findings with other researchers and cross functional stakeholders in compelling, actionable and engaging ways.
  • Lead research projects from beginning to end (including recruiting, moderation and report writing) in partnership with a senior researcher.
  • Develop alignment with cross-functional partners and designers across the Monetization org.

What we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years experience designing and conducting product research.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Scrappy can-do attitude with a bias for action and a focus on impact.
  • Proficiency in SQL is a plus.
  • Experience studying, working with or advertising for a small business, is a plus.

More about contract roles at Pinterest:

  • This is a temporary contract position at Pinterest. As such, the contractor who fills this role will be employed either by our staffing partner (PRO Unlimited) or by an agency supplier partner, and not an employee of Pinterest.
  • All interviews will be scheduled and/or conducted by the Pinterest assignment manager. When a finalist has been selected, PRO Unlimited or the agency supplier partner will extend the offer and provide assignment details including duration, benefits options and onboarding details.
  • The estimated salary range for this contract position is $63 – $75/hour based on experience and location. To learn more about the benefits offered to contractors through Pro Unlimited please visit: (username: generalinformation)

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