Posted on: 
July 7, 2024

User Research Lead (maternity cover)

Job Description

The Company

James Berdigans, Founder and Executive Chairman of Printify

“Our mission is to build a platform that lets anyone, anywhere unlock their own personal freedom. The freedom to generate income, be your own boss and set your schedule. So far, we’ve seen more than 6 million people sign up to start their own eCommerce businesses with Printify. Because every order is made on-demand, there’s no risk to getting started, just reward for putting in the work. Our aim is to put this power to build a business into the hands of every person who wants to create their own business.”

In 2021, Printify secured $50m in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, founders of the leading technology companies Wise and Squarespace, with participation from H&M Group, Virgin Group, and Will Smith’s Dreamers VC.

The Team

We are looking for a User Research Lead to join our Research Team as a maternity cover for a 1-year contract. At Printify, we are passionate about research, and the experience of our customers is at the heart of our philosophy and everything we do. Research at Printify is a team of currently 4 professionals from different backgrounds and with different research superpowers.

The Role

As a User Research Lead you will help us drive our customer experience strategy forward and nurture a culture of user-centric decision-making. You will lead a team of 3 UX researchers to provide critical insights that will inform Printify’s product development and strategic decisions.

Your responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain alignment between research and the product teams, by defining and prioritizing the research needs;
  • Proactively guide and support strategic critical product and business decisions, using insights from the team;
  • Manage the operational aspects of research to support researchers in planning and conducting quality research at scale;
  • Execute strategies to enhance the research scalability and impact;
  • Ensure that Researchers leverage data analytics in combination with qualitative and quantitative research, to generate hypotheses, plan and deliver high-impact research;
  • Drive innovation by promoting new approaches to conducting research and socializing the research findings;
  • Enable non-researchers to conduct user research to support their decision-making on local initiatives within their individual product areas through various initiatives.

We expect you to have:

  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience in leading a User research team, including directly managing, coaching and developing full-time researchers;
  • Experience building teams over time through hiring, growing, and retaining high-performing researchers;
  • Expert-level knowledge in the field of UX Research with a significant amount of experience in hands-on research - conducting primary research (either qualitative or quantitative) and end-to-end research (i.e., designing, fielding, analyzing and reporting the data);
  • Experience influencing and earning the trust of senior collaborators and moving business teams to take action;
  • Experience navigating and supporting teams through high ambiguity and rapid change;
  • Track record of translating research into business impact;
  • Strong written & verbal English communication skills.

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to work fully remotely within EMEA time zones
  • Work from anywhere – our Printify Houses in Riga or Tallinn, your remote home office, or a co-working space
  • Start your workday anywhere between 7 AM and 11 AM
  • Health insurance or a budget for it, depending on your location and contract
  • Paid health days whenever you need them without a doctor's note, depending on your contract
  • Extra paid days off for well-being, as well as a celebration day of your choice
  • Access to the in-house gym or gym allowance, depending on your location and contract
  • Apple MacBook laptop as your standard work equipment
  • International relocation support for candidates who want to work in Riga or Tallinn
  • Access to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and online
  • A learning budget for your professional development and access to our book library

Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 700 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds work together in our Riga office and worldwide.

We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset.

At Printify, we are committed to fostering a diverse, fair, and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or any other grounds.

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