Staff UX Researcher, Acuity

Remote from
Salary, USD
170,000 - 230,000/yr
Job function
Design & Creative
Job type
Full Time,
Job posted
Apply before
11 Jul 2023
Industry
Internet

Squarespace is a design-centric product company at heart. Acuity Scheduling is a distinct brand and platform that sits within the Squarespace suite of products. Acuity functions alone or from multiple access points within Squarespace. The Acuity mission is to “help businesses who rely on appointments do more of what they love.” We help entrepreneurs start and grow their service and appointment businesses by allowing clients to directly schedule appointments with our users seamlessly, helping users manage daily tasks efficiently and take away the administrative burden of their business so users can focus on what they love.

We are looking for a Staff UX Researcher to lead and support research within Acuity Scheduling. This person will primarily focus on studying our user base of service sellers and their customers within Acuity. You are passionate about understanding user behaviors, needs, and motivations and highlighting them across the organization. You will work closely with product owners to guide the direction and influence of Research – staying involved with the product teams and training their colleagues to maximize their ability to understand and act upon customer needs.

You will report directly to the Senior UX Research Manager. We are open to this role being remote or working in our NYC headquarters.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for guiding and overseeing multiple research projects simultaneously across eight product teams with the ability to prioritize effectively
  • Identify opportunities with Product leadership that inspire change within a major area of the business while executing and informing research on a Group and team level.
  • Build and nurture partnerships with product managers, designers, data scientists, analysts, customer support, and engineers at all levels.
  • Lead end-to-end, high impact exploratory research while simultaneously teaching and helping cross-functional teams conduct lightweight research on their own.
  • Present to leadership and find compelling ways to illustrate research findings in order to influence stakeholders and product roadmaps.
  • Advocate for research within the organization and on your teams by guiding stakeholders toward the best areas of study, methodologies, and a shared understanding of our users.
  • Identify patterns in research happening across teams and establish core insights that impact ongoing prioritization.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated prior UX Research work experience, preferably at a SAAS company and digital experience. Previous education and training taken into consideration.
  • Deep understanding of UX/Design research methods, knowing when and how to apply different methods and customize them to teams’ needs and constraints.
  • Ability to independently create and lead mixed method research studies and also instruct Non-researchers on research fundamentals and best practices when conducting lightweight research.
  • Experience creating and owning research processes end-to-end and influencing product and teams’ direction at a leadership and team level.
  • Ability to provide focus and direction to multiple stakeholders when faced with ambiguity and technological constraints.
  • Basic familiarity with analytics and quantitative research and comfortability working alongside quantitative research partners.

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pre Tax commuter benefit
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

Cash Compensation Range: $170,000 – $230,000 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant experience, and location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Squarespace employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

About Squarespace

Squarespace is a leading all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform that enables millions to build a brand and transact with their customers in an impactful and beautiful online presence. Our products allow anyone at any stage of their journey to manage their projects and businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, and scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold and hospitality business management through Tock. Squarespace democratizes access to outstanding design, helping our customers in approximately 200 countries and territories maintain consistent branding across all digital touchpoints to stand out online. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal (coming soon!) and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia.

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