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Senior UX Researcher

Health insurance
Paid time off
Transportation
Parental leave
Commuter benefits
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At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is seeking a Senior User Experience Researcher to join the Map Experience team. You will collaborate with our world class team of engineers, product managers, and designers to grow and improve Lyft’s in-house mapping product, Lyft Maps. You’ll think big about new areas, test concepts as they are being developed, and help build a best-in-class mapping product that provides safe, efficient, and seamless navigation for our rideshare drivers.

You are an excellent communicator and a flexible team player that can thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic working environment. You are also comfortable working closely with passionate cross-functional stakeholders who  care deeply about creating experiences that bring people together.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and conduct studies across key product areas, utilizing methods such as ethnographic/field research, surveys, concept testing, usability testing, and any other methods you find impactful
  • Review, analyze, and communicate mixed methods data to generate tactical and strategic insights, as well as actionable recommendations which drive product innovation and design improvements for users
  • Work with cross-functional partners on product direction based on research findings. Able to follow-up with partners about implementation to understand how findings are being used
  • Partner with our data science partners to provide qualitative context for their quantitative insights
  • Find creative and compelling ways to generate, present, and evangelize results and recommendations throughout the company, in order to help cultivate a highly informed, more effective, and more empathetic organization
  • Define your research roadmap by proposing and triaging research requests from XFN partners, aligning with your team on what is highest priority. Use knowledge of user needs to create empathy for users and build common ground with appropriate stakeholders

Experience:

  • 6+ years of experience conducting research, using both qualitative and quantitative methods, with 5+ years' in industry
  • Experience researching the end-to-end user experience 
  • Interest in partnering with teammates to increase understanding of user research
  • Excellent story-telling abilities and facilitation skills
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate cross-functionally in order to engage stakeholders from across the organization
  • Willingness to take initiative, run with projects, and speak up when support and guidance is needed
  • Undergraduate degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Anthropology, or a related field OR comparable UX research experience
  • Bonus Points
    • Graduate degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Business, Anthropology or a related field
    • Experience using research to guide product development from seed-to-scale
    • Design thinking methods and brainstorm facilitation

Benefits:

  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.  

This role will be in-office on a hybrid schedule — Team Members will be expected to work in the office 3 days per week on Mondays, Thursdays and a team-specific third day. Additionally, hybrid roles have the flexibility to work from anywhere for up to 4 weeks per year.

The expected base pay range for this position in the San Francisco area is $139,500 - $155,000. Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential equity offering, bonus or benefits. Your recruiter can share more information about the salary range specific to your working location and other factors during the hiring process.

Questions & answers for this position
  • What is the type of contract for this position?
    The contract for this position is a Full-time contract
  • What's the salary range for the Senior UX Researcher position?
    The suggested salary for this position is $139,500-$155,000
  • Is telecommuting possible for this position?
    No, telecommuting is not possible for this position
About Lyft
Lyft, Inc. is an American transport service support provider that develops, markets, and operates a mobile app, offering ride-hailing, vehicles for hire, motorized scooters, a bicycle-sharing system, rental cars, and food delivery.
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Industry
Mobile Apps, Ride Sharing
Founded
2012
Size
1K-5K employees

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