FreeAgent

UX Researcher

Company:
FreeAgent
Location:
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Edinburgh
Posted on:
September 30, 2020

FreeAgent πŸš€

FreeAgent is:

  • one of the UK's most popular small business finance apps with over 100,000 customers.
  • loved and adored by customers. We have an NPS of 70 (which is considered "exceptional")
  • rated ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ on Trustpilot. See what customers say!

Make a difference πŸ’«

We're on a mission to make businesses happier and more successful by putting them in control of their finances. Our accounting app is already used and loved by thousands of accountants and small businesses and this role is an exciting opportunity to promote a product that makes a real difference to its users and the businesses they run.

It's an exciting time in the accounting and banking space. We're seeing a revolution in the fintech industry and government initiatives such as Making Tax Digital and Open Banking are opening up new features and products for customers.

The technology in this space is changing rapidly and at FreeAgent we're working on the cutting edge. We're focused on providing the best possible user experience for our growing customer base.

The role πŸ‘©β€πŸš€

FreeAgent is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and well-organised individual to join our UXr team.

Day-to-day here's what you can expect:

You'll be involved throughout the design process, from scoping the problem, to honing our solution. You'll be responsible for:

  • Designing research studies that help product teams gain a deep understanding of customer needs and behaviour
  • Keeping cross-functional teams laser focused on customer needs
  • Leading workshops to help development teams make sense of customer feedback
  • Uncovering opportunities to help customers get a better handle on their business finances
  • Generating insights that inspire teams to design innovative products

You'll be passionate about helping your colleagues see the world through the eyes of our customers. You'll be effective in gaining insights that helps improve FreeAgent in ways that truly make a difference to the lives of the people that use it.

You πŸ™Œ

Ideally you'll have

  • Previous experience working on a digital product, as a freelancer, or at an agency.
  • Experience of conducting user research for complex products
  • Experience of working within a team to help improve the experience of a product
  • A deep understanding of user research methods & techniques, from card sorting to remote usability testing
  • The ability to clearly and confidently communicate research findings and insights
  • Top notch listening skills and have a natural curiosity about why people do the things they do

Benefits 🎁

Annual salary Β£35000 - Β£49000 depending on experience, plus competitive benefits package. We provide a comprehensive package of employee benefits which have been carefully selected to protect you, promote healthy lifestyles and give you peace of mind. You can read more about these on our website.

Creating the best place to work πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’»

Normally, we're based in our amazing office in central Edinburgh and our work environment is light and bright, with inspiring spaces and quiet places. This role will be based in the office most of the week, once we're able to return. Find out more about life at HQ here!

Currently the whole team is working remotely. We're well equipped to support this, as 20% of the team normally works from home on a permanent basis. We're continuing our hiring and onboarding activity during this time and we're finding alternative ways to stay connected and enjoy activities together, from our virtual art club to exercise challenges and cake decorating competitions. See how we've been getting on!

Applying for the role ✍

Our application process is simple: just upload your CV and answer a few questions about why you're interested in this opportunity.

Our selection process includes a phone interview, a practical exercise and virtual interviews held over Google Meet. We work hard to make the process as straightforward, transparent and enjoyable as possible.

We really care about building an inclusive and diverse team and we welcome applications from people with varied backgrounds and perspectives. We want to make sure that the people who build FreeAgent reflect our diverse customer base and bring with them a range of ideas and experiences. What unites us is an openness to suggestions and a drive to solve problems in the best way possible.

Don't forget to tell us about why you think FreeAgent is the right place for you to make a difference!

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