Cleo is hiringSenior UX Researcher

Full TimeUX Research
Posted 7mo ago

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About Cleo

Most people come to Cleo to do work that matters. Every day, we empower people to build a life beyond their next paycheck, building a beloved AI that enables you to forge your own path toward financial well-being.

Backed by some of the most well-known investors in tech, we’ve reached millions of people to support them throughout their financial lives, from their first paycheck to their first home and beyond. We're hitting headlines too. This year, Forbes named us as one of their Next Billion Dollar Startups, and we were crowned the 'Hottest Tech Scaleup' at the Europas.

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What you’ll be doing:

This is a hugely exciting opportunity to lead research for one of our Chat-focused Product teams. You’ll be working as part of a cross functional team to develop Cleo into a hyper-personalized financial coach. Day to you’ll be working out what makes our users tick, and building products that empower them. You’ll also join our design guild made up of Content Designers,, Product Designers and User Researchers. We want to build an outstanding research function at Cleo, and you’ll play an important role in determining what that looks like. 

The role:

  • Leading the planning and delivery of different user research projects to help us build new features and iterate on existing ones 
  • Analysing findings and communicating actionable insights back to your team and the wider business
  • Getting your team excited about, and involved in, research at every stage, from drafting interview scripts to live calls with customers 
  • Ensuring that our designs are customer-centric, running workshops to inform ideation and improvements 
  • Empowering others in the business to run their own research projects, upskilling them in qualitative techniques 

What are we looking for?

You’re someone who cares deeply about understanding other humans and their relationships with money, in all their complex forms. You’ve got a great grounding in both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, and exercise these to deliver game-changing insights at pace. You’re excited to help everyone learn and test new things everyday. 

  • As a guide you’ll have 3+ years of experience running research in a product team or engineering squad 
  • You're self directed. You can spot problems, prioritise the right ones to solve(however vague or complex), create a research plan and execute it at speed 
  • You’re comfortable with both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, and know when to apply them 
  • You have experience with remote testing methodologies
  • You’re an excellent communicator, with heaps of empathy 

What do you get for all your hard work?

  • An above market compensation package (Base + Equity). We're prepared to pay for the very best. You can view our progression framework and salary bandings here: https://cleo-ai.progressionapp.com/ - this position is a UR3 level and we can pay between £54,570 - £68,900
  • A clear progression plan. We want you to keep growing. That means trying new things, leading others, challenging the status quo and owning your impact. Always with our complete support.
  • Flexibility: We treat you as humans first, employees second. Because we can’t fight for the world’s financial health, if we’re not healthy ourselves. This means all the usual perks but it also means flexibility. We take pride in being a flexible workplace that trusts our Cleople to deliver their best work, giving you the autonomy to structure your day around morning drop-offs to school or daily dog walks.
  • Hybrid-first: Join our hybrid-first team, where we blend the best of both remote and in-office work. We expect our team members to be in our London office 1-2 times a week. On Thursdays, we buy you lunch but you can come to the office on whichever days work best for you!
  • Other benefits;
    • 25 days annual leave a year + public holidays (+ an additional day for every year you spend at Cleo)
    • Check out our new benefits package here: https://web.meetcleo.com/blog/big-benefits-energy-the-latest-cleo-employee-benefits
    • 6% employer-matched pension in the UK
    • Company-wide performance reviews every 8 months e.g every 2 terms, in line with our termly cycles (Jan-April, May-Aug, Sept-Dec):
      • Generous pay increases for high-performers and high-growth team members
      • Equity top-ups for team members getting promoted
    • Private Medical Insurance via Vitality, dental cover, and life assurance
    • Enhanced parental leave
    • 1 month paid sabbatical after 4 years at Cleo
    • Regular socials and activities, online and in-person
    • We'll pay for your OpenAI subscription
    • Online mental health support via Spill
    • And many more!


We are committed to making Cleo a more diverse and inclusive workplace. We are making continuous changes in order to make sure that all voices, especially those of minorities are heard, supported and celebrated. Our work doesn't stop at hiring, and we are providing every employee with training, support and development throughout their Cleo career, alongside training specific to inclusivity.


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