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Weedmaps is hiringSenior UX Researcher

Full TimeUX Research
Posted 12mo ago

Senior UX Researcher (Onsite - 5 days per week onsite in Irvine, CA)

Overview:

The Senior UX Researcher is responsible for discovering, collecting and conveying insights about the Weedmaps users, through a myriad of methods depending on the project need. The Senior UX Researcher writes usability test plans, surveys, performs interviews, gathers data, uses feedback tools, presents insights to internal teams and provides strategic thinking for the ongoing process of learning about our users. The Senior UX Researcher collaborates with Design, Product, Marketing and other teams, to come up with the best user experience for our customers and users. 

We are looking for individuals with a mixed-method background in gathering qualitative and quantitative user data and feedback. You know the right methodology to pair with the specific question at hand.

The impact you'll make:

  • Plan, manage and conduct user research in user interactions, accessibility, and usability.
  • Create and execute research processes in choosing the best methodology for each research project (qualitative or quantitative) 
  • Provide strategic thinking for research vision and roadmap.
  • Choose and define appropriate metrics that reflect the quality of the user experience, as well the impact of design changes.
  • Research target personas and perform user interviews
  • Work closely with design and product management teams to identify research topics and distribute learnings
  • Plan and implement the overall user research strategy and methods
  • Craft actionable and unbiased recommendations based on user learnings.

What you've accomplished:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • 8+ years of experience as UX Researcher
  • Comfortable launching and iterating quickly and using data
  • In-depth understanding of UX/UI design
  • Experience with conducting user research 
  • Experience with qualitative and user-centered design methodologies
  • Working knowledge of quantitative, behavioral analysis and statistics
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Experience collaborating cross functionally
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-moving collaborative organization.

The base pay range for this position is $140,000.00 - $166,000.00

2023 Benefits for Full Time, Regular Employees:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision benefits (effective Day 1):
    • Employee - employer paid premium 100%
    • For plans that offer coverage to your dependents, you pay a small contribution
  • Basic Life & AD&D - employer paid 1x salary up to $250,000
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (with employer contribution)
  • PTO (3 weeks accrued); 5 sick days
  • Supplemental, voluntary benefits
    • Family planning/fertility -  including up to $10,000 towards cash-pay services
    • Student Loan Repayment/529 Education Savings - including a company contribution of up to $1,000/year
    • FSA (Medical, Dependent, Transit and Parking)
    • Voluntary Life Insurance
    • Critical Illness Insurance
    • Accident Insurance
    • Short- and long-term disability Insurance
    • Pet Insurance 
    • Company-paid identity theft protection
    • Legal services platform
  • Paid parental leave

Why Weedmaps?

  • You get an opportunity to shape the future of the cannabis industry
  • You get to play a meaningful role that impacts the wellbeing of others
  • Casual work environment, no fancy clothes required, but you are free to dress to the nines!
  • Generous PTO and company holidays
  • Numerous opportunities to learn and grow your professional skills
  • Endless opportunities to network and connect with other Weedmappers through speaker series, Employee Resource Groups, happy hours, team celebrations, game nights, and much more!

Weedmaps is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. The Company prohibits unlawful discrimination against employees or applicants based on race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion and religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, military status, veteran status, uniformed service member status, sexual orientation, transgender identity, citizenship status, pregnancy, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

Applicants  are entitled to reasonable accommodations under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state/local laws, unless the accommodation presents undue hardship. Please email us at peopleoperations at weedmaps.com if you would like to confidentially discuss a potential accommodation during the interview process.

About Weedmaps:

WM Technology, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: MAPS) mission is to power a transparent and inclusive global cannabis economy. Now in its second decade, WM Technology has been a driving force behind much of the legislative change we’ve seen in the past 10 years.

Founded in 2008, WM Technology, is a leading technology and software infrastructure provider to the cannabis industry, comprising a B2C platform, Weedmaps, and B2B software, WM Business. The cloud-based SaaS solutions from WM Business provide an end-to-end operating system for cannabis retailers. WM Business’ tools support compliance with the complex, disparate, and constantly evolving regulations applicable to the cannabis industry. Through its website and mobile apps, WM Technology provides consumers with the latest information about cannabis retailers, brands, and products, facilitating product discovery and driving engagement with our retail and brand customers.

WM Technology holds a strong belief in the power of cannabis and the importance of enabling safe, legal access to consumers worldwide. Since inception, WM Technology has worked tirelessly, not only to become the most comprehensive platform for consumers, but to build the software solutions that power businesses compliantly in the space, to advocate for legalization, social equity, and licensing in many jurisdictions, and to facilitate further learning through partnering with subject matter experts on providing detailed, accurate information about the plant.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, WM Technology supports remote work for all eligible employees. Visit us at www.weedmaps.com.

Notice to prospective Weedmaps job applicants:

Our team has been made aware of incidents involving LinkedIn, Telegram, and Facebook accounts impersonating Weedmaps recruiters. These individuals are attempting to use our company name to solicit payment from prospective candidates interested in applying for jobs at our company. Our team is actively working to combat these attempts, but in the meantime, please be mindful of the following:

  • Our recruiters will always communicate with candidates through an @weedmaps.com email address.
  • CORRECT: jlebowski@weedmaps.com
  • INCORRECT: jlebowski@gmail.com
  • Our recruiters will NEVER ask for or attempt to solicit payment from applicants in order to apply, interview, or work for Weedmaps.
  • If you are interested in a role at Weedmaps, please apply through our established channels.

If you are unsure if a communication is legitimate, please contact our recruitment team at talentops@weedmaps.com and they will happily confirm for you. Thank you for your vigilance and we appreciate your interest in working with us!  

 

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