Unmind

User Researcher

Company:
Unmind
Location:
🇬🇧
London
Posted on:
July 4, 2020

Unmind is a workplace mental health platform. We empower organisations and employees to measurably improve their mental health. We do this by providing clinically-backed assessments, tools, training, and signposting that anyone within an organisation can use to proactively improve their mental wellbeing. Our digital platform is beautifully designed, non-stigmatising and globally scalable – helping to create healthier, happier, more human organisations around the world.

We believe that everyone has the right to a healthy mind – because we all have mental health, all of the time – and we’re striving to create a world where mental health is universally understood, nurtured, and celebrated.


The Role

As a User Researcher at Unmind, you’ll be working closely with our clients, users, and internal teams to help us better understand the needs and wants of our audience. You'll be responsible for planning, running, and analysing qualitative studies including field observations and interviews, remote & in-person usability studies for all areas of our product.

Day-to-day

  • Showcase an outstanding understanding of who our target audience is
  • Collaborate closely with Product Managers, Product Designers, and Engineers to hypothesise and prioritise existing problems and user needs
  • Create detailed plans to conduct research using relevant methods (depending on the problem)
  • Introduce new research methodologies for generating user insights when appropriate
  • Facilitate and lead usability tests, focus groups, workshops, etc.
  • Distil research to actionable insights that help fuel ideation
  • Present findings to the rest of the team in interesting, creative ways
  • Document and share strategic thinking such as research principles, best practices, processes to ensure effective inter-departmental collaboration
  • Champion for inclusivity and accessibility in everything we ship

Impact

  • Help the company meet business goals by having a thorough understanding of who our audience is and how we can provide them with the best experience possible
  • Be an integral part of decision making for quarterly initiatives and business priorities
  • Validate or disprove assumptions that define the company's product strategy
  • Advocate for effective solutions and best practices to improve collaboration
  • Share your knowledge with the wider team to instil a research-focused culture within the organisation


Skills and Experience

As with any B2B organisation, the success of Unmind depends on every member of staff being professional, amicable, and building strong relationships – both internally and with external stakeholders. Our ideal candidate traits are as follows:

  • 2-3 years' experience working in a user research related role
  • Experience facilitating and running both qualitative and quantitative studies
  • Ability to communicate articulately your thoughts and motivations
  • Self-motivated and able to efficiently run with a project without close supervision
  • Passionate about helping create products that resonate emotionally with users
  • Analytical and highly organised
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable presenting your work to senior stakeholders
  • Have a deep appreciation for the product development process


The Opportunity

You will be joining an exceptionally talented core team who – in the last three years – have secured incredible investors, partners, clients and advocates. Our future success(es) will rely on the continuation of that momentum – of which our ability to enhance (and leverage) Unmind’s market presence will be paramount. If done right, then the opportunity for this individual (and Unmind generally) is vast, compounded and – perhaps most importantly – will genuinely improve people’s lives.

You will receive a competitive salary, incentive plan, bi-annual reviews with a focus on future development, personal development and wellness budgets, access to the Unmind platform, working from home days and lots of other office and social perks to make working with Unmind fun and fulfilling.

Benefits

  • Pick your own tech
  • Regular social company gatherings
  • Optional team walks, runs, yoga and mindfulness sessions
  • Wellbeing and training budgets to use at your discretion
  • Office perks (free on-site gym, rooftop bar, wellbeing events)
  • Pension and generous holiday policy
  • Dog-friendly workplace

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