UX Researcher

Austin, TX
Posted on:
June 23, 2022

QuotaPath is the industry-leading sales compensation software and we are looking for a UX Researcher to join our rapidly growing team. This is the first position of its kind at QuotaPath, which comes with a wide set of responsibilities. You’ll get a chance to work on challenging problems alongside amazing people as we continue to scale.

With our recent $41M Series B fundraise in April 2022, our product is built on the belief that commissions should be streamlined, transparent, and simple to manage. We are shaping one of the fastest-growing categories in sales tech and we secured a spot on G2’s Top 50 Sales Products for 2021. Our culture is centered around serving our customers, building great experiences, and pushing each other to grow, learn, and enjoy the moments we create.

Our name reflects the idea that reaching your goals is all about the journey rather than the destination. As a team, we have a zest for life and a knack for solving problems. We’re looking for top performers who lead with empathy, honesty, and curiosity. In return, you’ll join a data-driven startup environment built on trust and inclusivity that celebrates success!

You’ll report to the Director of Product and as a UX Researcher, you’ll immerse yourself in our close-knit team of product managers, designers, and front-end developers to solve design challenges through data and analysis. This is a great opportunity to work with a committed and tight-knit team in an overall successful and growing start-up!

You will be responsible for:

  • Working with our Product and Design teams to creatively identify and explore new opportunities to help define our product roadmap, vision, and strategy
  • Collaborating with a diverse group of cross-functional product, design, engineer, and product marketing partners to achieve alignment and impact
  • Designing and conducting both qualitative and quantitative user research
  • Defining impactful research questions, select research methods, facilitate research, and communicate findings that focus on real user impact
  • Pioneering research methods when creative methods are necessary, employing a wide range of research methodologies including surveys, journey maps, interviews, task-based usability tests, and others
  • Synthesizing and communicate research findings to drive understanding and user empathy across the organization
  • Using your expertise to teach your quantitative and qualitative methods to other members of this team
  • Partnering with product managers, designers, architects, engineers, and marketers to convert their needs and inputs into research plans
  • Sourcing & scheduling customer interviews and research candidates for sessions and surveys
  • Conducting moderated research sessions and unmoderated research surveys
  • Synthesizing raw research findings into actionable product, pricing, and go-to-market recommendations and insights
  • Collaborate on user flows with Product Management and document journey maps with UX Design
  • Promote proven research methodologies, testing best practices, and optimize research operations
  • Validate and enhance user personas with Product Management & UX Design, and buyer personas with the Marketing team

What you bring to the table:

  • 3-5 years conducting user research for software/web-based products with demonstrated impact on the products you worked on
  • Strong analytical skills with a proven ability to grasp, contextualize, and apply research findings
  • Experience designing and leading generative and evaluative research using a range of techniques (eg remote and in-person interviews, usability testing, concept testing, workshops, journey mapping, surveys, card sorts, A/B testing, diary studies, contextual observations, first click testing)
  • Extremely organized and capable of juggling multiple projects at the same timeYou enjoy contributing to the formation of research teams as they grow and scale
  • A passion to build user-focused products that solve important problems
  • Self-driven, kind, inclusive, passionate, and highly collaborative
  • Varied experience with both quantitative and qualitative methods of research, deep insight, and interviewing customers of different sectors and company sizes
  • Comfort with the unknown, moving targets and building a path forward
  • Diverse industry experience, ideally with work primarily in B2B with some experience in B2C
  • Proven experience learning and leveraging a variety of online research tools; Dovetail, Otter, UserZoom, UserTesting, Qualtrics, Medallia, Pointillist, etc.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with research tools such as Optimal Workshop, Survey Monkey or Userlytics
  • Experience with Figma

About the location

Our team is co-headquartered in Philadelphia and Austin. We have a preference for you to be in Austin, but just like this role, we’re thinking big. Collaboration and teamwork should be able to happen regardless of where your desk is.

What’s in it for you?

The intended budget for this role is currently $110,000 - 130,000 per year with generous equity and up to 10% quarterly bonus eligibility. We’re building a company on transparency, collaboration, and trust, and are flexible on budget depending on experience level. We care about the health and well-being of our team members and pay 100% of employee premiums and offer half-day Fridays year-round. Given our ambitious plans for growth, we want people to apply who can learn quickly, adapt to changing circumstances, and who have a passion for doing great work with incredible people. If you are driven by the ability to make a huge impact and a wide scope of responsibilities, we’d love to hear from you!

At QuotaPath, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace makes us a more capable, innovative, and competitive company. We have a "Bring Yourself to Work" Policy, which means we encourage team members to bring their full identities to work. QuotaPath is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to reach our company’s full potential by cultivating an inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Additional Qualifications

QuotaPath prioritizes the health and well-being of employees and vaccines are the best tool currently available to help control this global pandemic and protect our employees. Therefore, for everyone's safety, as a condition of employment, all employees will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.Candidates who believe they need a medical, religious, personal, or other accommodation from this requirement, must reach out to begin the interactive accommodation process. QuotaPath will follow all applicable federal, state, and local laws concerning vaccine requirements and accommodations.

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