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UX Researcher & Designer

KUDO

About KUDO

KUDO is a New York based startup providing a language as a service platform enabling video conferencing with live language translation. Our expertise covers streaming real-time language interpretation to client’s web meetings and live conferences and keeps participants engaged no matter where they are. KUDO is revolutionizing the conferencing and language service industry, seeking to break through all geographic and language barriers impeding multilingual communication. We seek to create connections and allow people and businesses to work together from anywhere, at any time, and in any language. KUDO is a young startup that was founded in 2017. We are growing quickly with numerous multinational enterprise clients. If our mission resonates with you, please check us out at kudoway.com.  

Our Team

While KUDO is headquartered in New York City, our team is globally distributed and culturally diverse with employees spanning across all corners of the world. We have teams, partners, and customers across North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. 

We are eagerly seeking talented individuals to join us in our mission to overcome language and geographic barriers around the world. If our mission resonates with you, we highly encourage you to apply! 

The Opportunity 

The User Experience Researcher & Designer position at KUDO is an outstanding opportunity to join a vibrant, disruptive technology company that is helping Fortune 100 businesses and governments around the world host multilingual online meetings and live events powered by remote simultaneous interpreting (RSI).

Primary Responsibilities

    • Establish and lead UX research efforts including qualitative and quantitative analysis.
    • Create UX artifacts including wireframes, workflows, user journeys, storyboards, process flows, personas, user scenarios, user flows/journeys, service blueprints, sitemaps, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
    • Collaborate with and across teams including product management, designers, and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals, and experience.
    • Initiate discovery or understanding of qualitative issues using methodologies like surveys, contextual interviews, tree testing, user interviews, usability testing (moderated and unmoderated–and all remote usability for the foreseeable future)
    • Help us create a culture of knowledge sharing, and investigating quantitative data with tools like Heap and Tableau.
    • Present, defend and propose key design milestones to peers and executive level stakeholders
    • Identify, understand and troubleshoot UX problems
    • Be a guide and advocate of user experience within the organization and with clients

Requirements

    • Minimum of 5 years experience in a UX role across web and mobile
    • Experience building B2B, B2G, or B2B2C applications
    • Experience using qualitative user testing tools like – Optimal Workshop, User Zoom, UserTesting.com, Dovetail
    • Experience with wireframing / information architecture tools – LucidChart, Balsamiq
    • Experience with interaction design / visual design tools – Figma
    • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders

What We're Looking For

    • A designer of creative and intuitive user interfaces
    • Flexible with hours to coordinate with other team members across the globe
    • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
    • Familiar with other languages
    • Experienced working on products with an international user base
    • Being a team player with excellent manners and personality
    • Comfortable working remotely and using video conferencing
What We Offer

Feeling part of a team and growing business
Flexible working hours
Paid Time Off
Great autonomy in how you achieve your goals
Competitive salary based on experience, generous benefits, and the opportunity to have a significant impact on the success of a fast-growing company.


The principles of diversity and inclusion are essential to the success of KUDO. We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity in our employees, and we do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

KUDO will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
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