Researcher
Strategic Growth
Posted on 1/30/2024
Figma

1,001-5,000 employees

Web-based collaborative platform for product design
Company Overview
Figma stands out as an exemplary workplace due to its commitment to fostering a collaborative culture, its unique competitive advantage in consolidating design tools and workflows, and its industry leadership in web-based design platforms. The company's technical innovation is evident in products like FigJam, an online whiteboard that enhances team collaboration, demonstrating their dedication to improving efficiency and communication in product development. Figma's ability to simplify complex processes and facilitate teamwork across different time zones positions it as a leader in the design industry, making it an exciting and rewarding place to work.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$333.4M

Founded

2012

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

9%

2 year growth

74%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA • New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Financial analysis
Marketing
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • At least 7 years of working experience in a consultancy, a design agency, an innovation or strategy department at a leading product company, or conducting research in a fast-paced product development environment
  • Deep expertise addressing a variety of business problems, spanning opportunity identification to product development to go-to-market
  • Strong math and statistical skills, including experience in Excel modeling, financial analysis, and business case development
  • Proficiency in a variety of research methodologies, spanning qualitative and quantitative methodological boundaries, to appropriately address business problems when needed
  • Demonstrated success of identifying and delivering on growth opportunities and bringing products or services to market, including specific examples of actionable recommendations and meaningful impact resulting from your involvement
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written and visual
  • Thoughtful approaches to developing trust and influencing a broad range of stakeholders, including senior leadership
Responsibilities
  • Delivering strategic recommendations and/or research to explore and assess new opportunities, technologies, and markets
  • Partnering closely with multiple functions to identify opportunities, generate strategy, and define success
  • Breaking down strategic, yet ambiguous questions into a clear agenda; designing and leading first-of-kind projects from start to finish, ultimately delivering meaningful impact to Figma’s business
  • Leveraging product mindset and storytelling chops to identify actionable opportunities and influence a variety of teams’ roadmaps from Business to Marketing to Product
  • Advocating for the role of Research as a strategic partner in the business process
Desired Qualifications
  • An MBA or an additional Master’s degree is a plus
  • Experience at or supporting a high growth B2B SaaS company
  • Comfort with Figma’s suite of tools