As a User Experience Research Manager you are responsible for delivering business outcomes by empowering your reports to excel at their research responsibilities in order to improve the overall experience of Workiva's platform. This includes UX team management and administration, building and improving UX processes, advising and coaching on Product Team discovery processes, maintaining recruitment channels, and being an advocate for good data driven decision making within R&D and out to the rest of Workiva.
Equally important is your responsibility for mentorship. As a member of the UX leadership team, you will help grow and refine the team’s skillset, both with individual reports and the team as a whole.
You will also be responsible for shepherding one or more organization-spanning UX Research programs in areas such as quantitative UXR or Jobs to be Done.
What You'll Do
Management: Creates and implements processes and policies that optimize operational effectiveness and efficiency and that enhance employee performance
Team-Building & Mentorship: Builds a strong sustainable organization with high levels of employee engagement by attracting and developing superior talent and rewarding superior performance of teams and individuals
Support Business Goals: Clearly articulates business goals, balanced by user needs and use-cases, that ensure that the product meets expectations as defined by upper management
What You'll Need
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
How You'll Be Rewarded
The base pay range represents the low and high end of the hiring range for this job. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills, experience, and capabilities.
Where You’ll Work
Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.
Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
Trust: Rely on each other.
Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.
We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.
At Workiva, you’ll enjoy:
Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.
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Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.
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