UX Researcher

Nottingham, UK
Posted on:
September 7, 2020

We are looking for a UX Researcher to join our growing User Experience Design Team to help us build a deep understanding of our users.

As a UX Researcher, you will support our product teams by generating user insights, whilst working closely with designers and developers to iteratively improve our products for our users. You will plan and conduct user research activities using both qualitative and quantitative methods, as well as analyse, present and manage the findings in order to steer the user experience of our products.

You will have experience with and be comfortable working with agile development teams. You will be able to introduce user research practices into a team, establish a user centred culture, whilst continually monitoring and improving practices.

What you will be doing day to day?

  • Planning user research activities
  • Conducting generative research to gain a rich and thorough understanding of users based on qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Analysing research data to identify key insights for design proposals
  • Helping to inform product goals by presenting research findings to other designers and product teams
  • Advocating for users’ needs with internal and external stakeholders
  • Working with development teams and Product Owners to help them understand and act upon user insights
  • Conducting evaluative research to test and improve upon our design solutions

What we are looking for in you?

  • Demonstrable user research knowledge and experience  
  • Practical experience in using a variety of user research methods to reveal actionable insights
  • Confident in explaining user needs to professionals within the wider organisation
  • Persuasive advocate for user needs
  • Superb social/ interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical skills

Sounds like you? So, why should you join Microlise?

Proudly Midlands based, we are a software house and telematics company based in Nottingham, Our mission is to empower our customers to reduce their costs and environmental impact by maximising the efficiency of their transportation operations. We achieve this with our great employees who continue to develop and deploy innovative, industry-leading technology solutions and services that enable our customers to optimise fleet utilisation and driver performance, to reduce costs and to improve service delivery.

  • We believe in developing our staff and support our employees with their professional development goals.
  • 25 days holiday with bank holidays on top when you start, increasing by 1 a year to 29 days
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Free parking, tea, coffee and daily fruit
  • Vitality Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme and subsidised eye tests and glasses
  • Local discounts
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Great staff extras:  Easter eggs, yearly BBQ, Christmas gifts and annual staff awards!
  • Free tickets to the British Superbikes, come and support Microlise Cresswell Racing and the team!

Recruitment Process

We will be holding interviews whilst the vacancy is still live, so don’t delay getting your application in!

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