The Economist is the leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs. We deliver world-class, thought provoking content through a range of formats, from web and app, to newspapers and magazines, conferences, film and audio. What ties us together is the objectivity of our opinion, the originality of our insight and our advocacy of economic and political freedom around the world.
With a growing global subscriber base and a reputation for insightful analysis and opinion on every aspect of world events, The Economist is one of the most widely recognised and well-read current affairs publications and the foundation of our digital consumer product portfolio. We are developing a world-class product and design organisation and have an exciting opportunity for a UX Research Lead to support the Product and Design teams in building new products and improving current experiences.
What we’re offering you
About the role:
We are looking for a Senior UX Researcher who will work closely with the product and design teams to provide ongoing insights and best practices. Reporting to the UX Research Lead, and fully embedded within the product organization, you’ll be part of a cross functional team of Engineers, Product Managers and Designers.
You will reveal what our users need from our products by conducting research and working with cross-functional teams. You will coach Designers to guide them as they conduct smaller research pieces. Your responsibilities also include inspiring change, facilitating qualtiatve research, delivering presentations, evaluating and synthesising data, and helping the product teams better understand what would improve the user experience.
We offer flexible hybrid working and currently, the expectation is that colleagues will be in the office for two days per week. Please do ask if you would like to discuss flexible working options.