Senior UX Researcher

Freshly New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 weeks ago

Freshly is a fast-growing, food-tech startup and the largest fresh-prepared-meal delivery service in the country. It's our mission to make eating healthy easy (for all kinds of people with all kinds of different needs) by delivering fresh, nutritious, fully cooked meals directly to customers.

We're passionate about changing the food industry by pioneering a new way to think about meal delivery, access to fresh and healthy food, and how we eat in general. If helping build a brand that will fundamentally transform an industry is exciting to you, read on!

UX research is the systematic investigation of users and their requirements, in order to add context and insight into the process of designing the user experience. UX research employs a variety of techniques, tools, and methodologies to reach conclusions, determine facts and uncover problems. With this information at hand, the Freshly Product and Design teams will be able to develop a deep understanding of our users and their respective workflows. This will then reveal valuable information which can be fed into the design and product processes along with creating a tight feedback loop to allow for the systematic evaluation of all delivered end user functionality.

Key questions that will drive day to day focus:

What are the top problems that are causing friction with the users process to having a satisfactory experience and receiving their meals?

What are other areas of opportunity for us to explore?


  • Running usability tests to see how users interact with the current system.

  • Developing user surveys to get information from potential users.

  • Undertaking heuristic and expert audits of systems.

  • Shadowing users to see how they interact with the systems and under what context.

  • Documenting Customer Journeys, Top Tasks, and other deliverables that will support the design and development of the system.


  • The UX researcher will evaluate all the features contributing to the user experience, providing expertise, collaborating internally and occasionally leading projects.

  • The UX researcher will introduce new processes centered around user discovery and identify product and user requirements geared towards solving the most challenging aspects of the Freshly platform.

  • The UX researcher will bridge the gap between product, design, engineering and our users through the development of a thorough validation processes.

About You:

  • 7+ years within a UX research role.

  • MA/MS degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Cognitive Sciences, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices.

  • Bring experience conducting usability studies, moderating sessions, and communicating insights

  • Have a passion for thoughtful and creative design.

About Freshly

Freshly delivers chef-prepared, ready-to-eat healthy meals to customers' doorsteps through a weekly subscription model. The menu is designed using whole, natural ingredients - every meal is packed with high-quality proteins, heart-healthy fats, and nutrient-dense carbohydrates. Freshly meals NEVER contain gluten, refined sugars, or artificial additives. Freshly's team of chefs do all the cooking and meals arrive fresh (never frozen) and are ready to eat within 3 minutes. For more information, visit

Here's some recent chatter about us:


  • Nestle Buys Stake in Freshly, Putting Healthy Food On The Menu


  • Nestle Leads $77M Funding Round In Meal-Delivery Startup Freshly


  • Nestl leads $77M Round For Healthy Meal Startup Freshly

We pride ourselves on our fast-paced and fun environment and above all value transparency, communication, and collaboration. We are always learning, growing, and taking risks if this sounds like an environment where you would thrive, we'd love to hear from you!

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