Lead, UX Researcher at Unity Technologies

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Unity’s Live & Digital Product & Marketing organization is looking for a Lead, UX Research to lead user experience research across the Unity.com ecosystem. Ultimately, you will be responsible for working directly with the UX/UI Design and Product teams to ensure we’re delivering the best online experiences to our users.

In this role, you are an advocate of the user. You will create research plans that generate actionable insights, which will inform the creation of simple, elegant solutions for both B2B and B2C user flows. Additionally, you are familiar with most component patterns and quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Finally, you have an exceptional conversational skill-set so that you can pivot flawlessly between customers and internal stakeholders without any clarity or quality lost. You understand the Live & Digital organization’s mission and business strategy and prioritize accordingly. You will need to hire and grow the team. This role resides in the UX/UI Design team and reports into the Sr. Director, Digital Product & Marketing.

Responsibilities

  • Build deep customer understanding across cross-functional teams
  • Consistently deliver insightful UX research projects on time and to the highest quality, while coaching less experienced team members
  • Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of digital product experiences
  • Work with UX/UI designers, product managers, and engineers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, sometime ambiguous, and changing environment
  • Generate reports that identify study findings (quantitative and qualitative) and recommendations that drive improved design, user experience and content discovery

Requirements

  • Excels in a fast paced, dynamic, and international environment
  • Experience leading research initiatives that inform product & design direction
  • Experience with user research methodologies and studies
  • A firm understanding of information architecture and user flow 
  • Experience with user testing, surveys, and customer interviews

Bonus Points

  • Proactive communicator and master organizer
  • Past experience working with eCommerce websites a plus
  • Familiarity with usertesting.com, hotjar, and other insight platforms

About Unity Technologies

Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than three billion times per month in 2019 on more than two billion unique devices. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.   

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases

Location

Our office is located in East Austin close to plenty of bars and restaurants as well as MetroRail and Metro Express is only a few blocks away!

What are Unity Technologies Perks + Benefits

Unity Technologies Benefits Overview

Unity provides a complete benefits package for each of our regions; including medical and dental coverage, vision care and a health care spending account for use on services of your choosing. Many of our packages also include wellness coverage with local partners including gyms and boutiques in your area.

In addition to our health benefits, Unity offers a work-from-home budget that allows employees to cover expenses which make their remote working conditions as comfortable as possible during the pandemic. While in the office, employees can enjoy an array of food and beverage, and an awesome workplace with top rated spaces for work and entertainment!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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