Senior UX Researcher

Student Beans


About Student Beans

Student Beans is the world’s leading student loyalty network and accredited ‘Great Place To Work’ . We produce our award-winning technology for the biggest retailers on the planet, connecting them with the youth market. Featuring in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 2020, a list of the fastest-growing private tech companies in Britain, Student Beans consistently innovate to offer new solutions that satisfy our consumers, drive ROI for our clients and create an empowering workplace for our employees.

About the role

Student Beans are recruiting for a brand new Senior UX Researcher to join our Product Design team. You’ll be responsible for a wider strategic initiative per quarter, with a key objective of enhancing the reputation, value and standing of the UX Research function. You will be co-creating and evangelising its processes, and providing timely insights that’ll drive the product roadmaps.

Responsibilities include:

  • Evangelising and coaching on user research concepts, methods, tools and techniques to create great user outcomes.
  • Share user insights with the wider business and externally in creative ways to increase trust in our products and promote the Product Design team.
  • Planning and carrying out user research activities, including moderated and unmoderated research.
  • Coordinate strategic user research initiatives that span product teams.
  • Deliver actionable insights, Identify user needs and inform design decisions.
  • Coach Product Managers, Marketers and Designers in how to undertake research projects and in how to create strategic deliverables (such as journey maps, storyboards, and personas).
  • Evolve our UX Research processes, documentation, and repositories.
  • Some light mentoring of our UX Researcher



We’d love to have a chat if you have experience in the following:

  • 5+ years in a product-focussed User Research (or related) role.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Experience integrating user research into product designs.
  • Confident in knowing how and when to show user research insights.
  • Strong ability in knowing how much detail to go into for different stakeholders.
  • Can demonstrate experience of coaching others on research practices.
  • Experience with modern UX platforms (such as UserZoom, UserTesting, Dovetail, Lookback).
  • You need to be collaborative, analytical and empathetic


Life at Student Beans

Here are just a few things that make Student Beans an awesome place to work:

  • Unlimited Holiday – We strongly believe in a healthy work life balance, and by not capping the number of paid time off days you take, we hope this will help promote a sustainable way to work while maintaining your health and well-being.
  • Quarterly L&D budget for courses, books, conferences & more
  • Accredited ‘Great Place To Work’ company in three categories – https://www.greatplacetowork.co.uk/workplace/item/3545/Student+Beans
  • Remote first working environment, meaning you are not obligated to come into the office, you can choose the environment you think you excel best in!
  • Flexi-time, including Flexi Fri-yay which gives you an opportunity to finish at 1.30pm!
  • Focus on welfare – gym membership, wellness challenges, Mental Health First Aider and health cash plan
  • Incredible partnership discounts for the biggest brands in the world: Google, Apple, TopShop, Ted Baker, GymShark, Domino’s, Uber … to name a few!
  • Commitment to personal development and career growth – Learning budgets, coaching workshops and progression plans

Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet 60% of the requirements, women and those in underrepresented groups tend to only apply when they tick every box. So if you think you have the skills, but don’t meet every single bullet point above, please still apply. We’d love to have a chat and see if you could still be a great fit.

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