Senior User Researcher Zoosk
Senior User Researcher Would you like your research to influence the experience of millions of people worldwide? Do you want to join our highly supportive UX team and make recommendations that will improve our product?
As a Senior User Researcher, you?ll get into our users? brains (but not in a zombie way). You?ll make product recommendations based on your research, and quickly see the results of your efforts in our fastpaced, iterative environment. You?ll work closely with the whole UX team, the CEO, and product managers to ensure that everyone knows what our users experience.
A BIT ABOUT YOU
You love teamwork? you shared in kindergarten. You habitually put yourself in users? shoes, and have a
lot of experience researching customer journeys and advocating passionately for good UX.
? A documented track record of research, user testing, and making recommendations
? The skill of presenting 15 hours worth of work in 15 minutes
? Good time management skills
? 3+ years experience (outside of academia) doing user testing and other qualitative research
such as interviews, diary studies, persona development
? The ability to play well with others, but also to push back
? Strong command of user experience principles and heuristics
? Develop (and own completely) a user research plan at Zoosk
? Review and select thirdparty
vendors for remote testing and possibly other tasks
? Recruit for and perform onsite user testing across all platforms, and coordinate colleagues to
help assist in testing
? Skilled knowledge of which research methods to use when, and how to advocate for their use
? Collaborate with our product managers to analyze user behavior through existing app data
? Work closely with interns, helping them grow professionally
IT?S COOL IF YOU
? Have lowbudget
? Are a total data nerd
? Like to draw on whiteboards
? Are curious about what our customer service representatives and QA team experience
? Want to work in an environment where weirdness is a valued attribute
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Zoosk is one of the largest online dating services in the world, with over 50 million users, close to 20 million daily page views, from "Zooskers" in 60 countries With 100 thousand new profiles added daily, we are the single fastest growing dating service on the web and our supersonic performance was recently celebrated in the Wall Street Journal's inaugural top 50 "Next Big Thing" List (March 09, 2010).
While we originally took advantage of viral opportunities on social networks, Zoosk has evolved into an easy, fun and safe online dating experience that today connects singles from the we
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: ATA Ventures
, Canaan Partners All Jobs: at Zoosk
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|Company Profile:||Working At Zoosk
Zoosk is the fastest growing social dating destination. Our applications on social networks such as Facebook, MySpace, and Bebo have more than 50 million users with close to over 20 million daily page views from users in 60 countries Simply put, Zoosk is online dating that doesn't suck. Our users, mostly young professional, enjoy a fun and playful experience while they meet new people in their local areas.
Zoosk is a VC backed startup and our office is located in downtown San Francisco. We are always looking for open minded, energetic, and driven individuals that love the challenge of turning an established industry upside-down. We build world class social web products and in the process we make sure to have plenty of fun. If you want to work with exceptional people on toughest engineering problems every day, you want to join Zoosk.
Some Benefits of Joining Zoosk
- Sexy MacPro or MacBookPro stations to work in style
- Free beverages and snacks, to keep you fired up
- Free dinner every night
- Medical, dental and vision plans
- Life Insurance and 401K savings plan|
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