Senior UX Researcher
StartEngine is the FinTech powerhouse driving the future of fundraising and alternative investing. StartEngine was founded by Howard Marks, the co-founder of Activision ($75B+ market cap), with the goal of helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams by removing funding barriers. Howard was joined by Shark Tank judge and serial entrepreneur, Kevin O’Leary (aka Mr. Wonderful) as StartEngine’s Strategic Advisor and Investor in 2020. Since its inception, we have helped over 500 companies raise more than $500M+ from retail investors, for as little as $100 per investment.
Why merely back a company when you could own a piece of it?
What you will be doing:
Put together prototypes for various flows from simple to complex
You’ll drive qualitative research to explore investor needs and opportunities for innovation
You’ll keep up on trends and execute tactical user research - utilizing both qualitative and quantitative methodologies
Be the UX Research lead for projects across products
Run end to end UX research (i.e., user interviews, remote usability testing, surveys, card sort, tree tests, etc) with a particular focus on customer experience improvements
Create scalable and repeatable process and technical solutions to allow UX Research to scale
Work from high-level requirements and ask the right questions to gather all relevant information to guide research approach
Drive research for existing experiences while also identifying opportunities for the future product development
Collaborate on and present work to a range of stakeholders – executives, engineers, product managers, business leaders, designers
What you already have:
5+ years or equivalent of experience creating products, with a portfolio displaying your design, problem-solving, and leadership skills across a variety of projects
Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, UI/UX Design, Media Arts or similar
Vast Experience in UX/UI design, user flows, research, testing for app and web applications
Experience working with a product team from wireframes to product release
Lead Research on various projects and prototypes
Setup User Experience surveys and testing processes
Excellent collaboration and presentation skills
Proficiency in Figma, Google Slides, and prototyping tool(s)
Additional familiarity with Zeplin, HTML/CSS, After Effects, or Lucidchart
We are seeking smart, capable individuals prepared to hit the ground running. We are a fully remote business. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of a growing company, in a new and innovative industry. StartEngine provides mentoring programs and facilitates learning opportunities so that team members grow to their greatest potential. We reward team members for their hard work ~ think margarita taste-offs, team lunches, and unlimited vacation. StartEngine offers lucrative stock options - we want our team to help us grow the company and share in the upside. Compensation includes 100% paid health benefits, 401K, unlimited vacation, fully remote work environment and stock options.