UX Researcher / Designer

Zoek Pin Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Competitive

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 29 days ago

UX Researcher / Designer

£40-£55K based in UK

Come join a team of creative problem-solvers dedicated to simplifying the hunt for perfectly-fitted glasses.

Our current apps for iPhone and iPad use augmented reality for virtual try-on as well as image processing, computer vision and machine learning to measure faces and ensure accurate measurements.

We're working in a domain full of interesting technical and design challenges and we need your help to make it as easy as picking up a device.

Who are we? We're FitsYou, a well-funded startup with significant partners in the industry, onboarded optical brands and decades of product and engineering experience. We know where we're headed and have a roadmap to get there. We're a division of Fuel3D, born out of Oxford University, our parent company develops innovative 3D scanning solutions across a range of industries from medical research to retail and has offices in Oxford, UK as well as the USA.

So what will you be doing?...

  • As a UX researcher, you'll work closely with our product and engineering teams, driving usability and design improvements from day one.

  • Actively participate in team discussions to identify and define end-to-end user flows.

  • Become a champion for our users, deeply understand them, identify their pain points through research, interviews and other feedback loops.

  • Explore the innovative domain of augmented reality, shape new approaches to interactivity through design.

  • Identify and prioritise research questions.

  • Design and execute studies that address user behaviour and attitudes.

  • Generate actionable insights that shape our product strategy and roadmap.

  • Communicate research findings in clear and compelling ways.

  • Measure the impact of changes.

  • Collaborate regularly using your strong communication, documentation and facilitation skills to ensure we're not only shipping great designs but solving the right problems too.

  • Advocate for and design accessible solutions

What we need from you …

  • A human-centric UX researcher who'll drive usability changes through in-person and remote research, interviews, focus groups and design tasks.

  • Demonstrable experience across the product design lifecycle from discovery/research through to final designs

  • Experience in designing and conducting user research.

  • Solid experience in UX research across both qualitative and quantitative disciplines.

  • Good knowledge of how to structure research and tests to reduce the risk of bias impacting results.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience working with design tools such as Figma.

  • A portfolio or presentations that highlight examples of problem-solving, research skills and outcomes.

  • A BS/BA Degree, ideally in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Communication, Design or other related field

  • Flexibility to travel in order to set up and conduct interviews and other research tasks.

You may also have …

  • Experience with design leadership and coordination.

  • Experience adopting remote research tools to conduct studies.

  • Experience collaborating with colleagues remotely.

  • Experience with UX writing.

  • Knowledge and experience of Agile working practices.

  • UI design skills.

What we offer in return …

Make a difference by joining a brilliant team of likeminded individuals working toward a common goal.

We offer a competitive salary, share options and a great range of benefits including remote-friendly and flexible working, Vitality Health Insurance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (and holiday trading), pension matching (up to 5%), and employee assistance programme.

It's an exciting time to join our team, we've just released our first customer-facing app 'Mirror by FitsYou' enabling AR virtual trial for frames including support for app clips. We're actively working on the next generation of Mirror as well as our upcoming 'Measure' app and we'd love your help.

Make an impact, join a team building uncommonly good experiences that make a difference to real people, get in touch today.

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they think they can’t tick every box, but we realise the ‘perfect candidate’ doesn’t exist. So, if you're interested in what we're doing and you tick most of the boxes, don't hold back. We recognise the value a diverse workforce brings and are looking to add to the richness of it with more wonderfully diverse people.

Please note: You must have the right to work in the UK, unfortunately we cannot sponsor visas.

If this sounds like you …

... then we’d love to hear from you. Please apply by uploading your CV with a covering letter telling us about yourself. Nothing tells your story quite like seeing your portfolio of research outcomes and presentations that highlight examples of problem-solving, research skills and outcomes, so please do share them.

If you would like to have an informal conversation, please email me at ###### and we can arrange a time to chat.

Fuel3D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and equality of opportunity for all.

Sorry, we are not using agencies at this time.

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