Creating great products starts with understanding people. User research is paramount to product strategy from idea conception to product launch. It informs our features and design, improves our understanding of our users, and validates our product decisions. At WillowTree, Senior Product Researchers collaborate to understand business requirements, identify trends through research that help stakeholders make sound product-defining decisions, and ensure an excellent user experience."/>
Senior Product Researcher (Quantitative)
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Who We Are
WillowTree is an award-winning digital product agency driven by innovation and grounded in strategy and user-centered design. We create long-term partnerships with the world's leading brands to design and build digital flagship products crucial to their core business. We are one of the largest independent digital firms in the US. Some of our clients include HBO, National Geographic, Anheuser-Busch, and PepsiCo.
The Senior Product Researcher is a highly-autonomous role with endless opportunities to impact our teams, clients, and company from idea conception to product launch. You'll have the opportunity to apply your research to a variety of digital products across industries.
You'll work with clients to identify important research questions and implement user-centered research methods that translate to digital concepts, features, and UX design
You'll drive from a breadth of tools and approaches, such as surveys and usability tests, to investigate product and UX questions
You'll balance quantitative and qualitative research methods to drive product direction and implementation
You'll compile and present findings to stakeholders in a clear, actionable, and compelling way
You'll advocate for research best practices across the company and with our clients
You'll build trust and credibility with clients through empathy and open communication
You'll partner with clients to set research and business goals and resolve any conflicts to ensure the users' best interest
You'll collaborate with product strategists and product designers to design rigorous research methodologies while flexibly considering timeline and scope
You'll teach and mentor others on the team around quantitative research best practices
You've been conducting research in the digital industry and/or have an advanced graduate degree in an applicable field of research
You have advanced quantitative research skills and/or a data science or statistics background
You've gathered and analyzed social or behavioral data (using tools like SPSS or SAS)
You're comfortable with a breadth of quantitative research methods, metrics and A/B tests, and can deliberately select the appropriate method to answer your research questions
You can design and analyze quantitative studies and synthesize quantitative data with qualitative user research
You have client management or stakeholder experience and can design research engagements around business needs
You've selected appropriate research methodologies while considering timelines and constraints
You balance being lean, yet rigorous
You're comfortable with surveys, usability tests, designing surveys, and conducting interviews, etc.
You have the ability to recognize patterns, disentangle confounding variables, and synthesize information
You have experience presenting complex ideas to stakeholders and team members in a compelling and actionable way
You enjoy teaching and mentoring others on research best practices and can bring quantitative expertise to the team
You consider yourself a collaborator who enjoys working with teams
You have expertise conducting mixed-methods research
You have worked in a digital agency or with a variety of brands across industries
You've shipped products with features based on your research
You've conducted research within the digital and/or mobile product space
You're comfortable conducting competitive landscapes
We offer a place to be yourself.
Our differences, both visible and invisible, benefit our teams, our communities, and the products we craft. That's why WillowTree strives to build a team with diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. You'll work hard here; however, we'll balance that with a culture that supports your growth and cares about your well-being. We're committed to creating an environment of inclusion a place where every Tree can thrive.
We want you to reach your fullest potential and part of your professional development at WillowTree will include dedicated time to innovate on passion projects and an annual stipend to fund your professional pursuits.
WillowTree celebrates our differences and provides equal employment opportunities to all team members and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal,