Senior UX Researcher
Posted on 7/19/2023
Satellite imaging for Earth
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
UI/UX Design
UI/UX & Design
  • 6+ years of experience as a user researcher in enterprise software products
  • Experience mentoring UX research teams and building customer-centric cultures within cross functional organizations
  • Experience developing foundational research practices, including but not limited to structuring research repositories, improving customer outreach in a B2B business model, and democratizing research across product team
  • Experience in building and leading research projects with a proven record of excellent leadership
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A passion for Planet's mission to use space to help life on Earth
  • Be the champion for Planet's users. Identify their challenges and opportunities via qualitative and quantitative methods, and infuse the knowledge into the product development cycle to help craft elegant solutions
  • Strive to make Planet an insights-driven company by collaborating with data science, marketing, design and product leadership
  • Encourage and build a research-drive culture that fuels innovation by engaging employees in decision-making and development of new product and process improvement ideas
  • Work with design leadership and cross-functional partners to define a lasting vision for the product, informed by research insights
  • Support an incredible UX team, balancing bottom-up and top-down decision making, and mentoring their career growth and development
  • Encourage high performance and innovation by engaging cross-functional colleagues in the development of product, process improvement ideas, definition of research strategy as well as drive its implementation
Desired Qualifications
  • Proven ability to build and lead teams that ship world-changing products in fast-paced environments
  • A growth mindset, and a desire to learn quickly
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity
  • Executive presence and ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience working with distributed, global teams and management
  • Proven analytical skills and sense for balancing quantity & quality