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Associate UX Researcher, New Graduate
Posted on 2/1/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
  • Either a Bachelor's degree in Human-Computer Interaction or an Advanced degree in Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, or a related field
  • Applied experience with user research projects, ideally at a consumer-focused product company
  • Familiarity with the basics of qualitative research methods and framework
  • A curiosity for getting to the heart of the matter, tellings stories and being convincing-making the opaque feel obvious in hindsight
  • Ability to work full-time from or relocate to Pittsburgh or New York City
  • Advanced degree in Anthropology, Cognitive Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction or a related field
  • Experience thriving in a startup environment
  • Expertise in qualitative research methods and frameworks, such as in-depth interviews, diary studies, journey mapping, card sorting, or usability studies
  • Comfort with quantitative research methods, including surveys and statistical analysis
  • Work collaboratively with product managers, product designers, data scientists, and engineers, with the mentorship and support of senior researchers, to run studies of new designs and features
  • Conduct foundational and evaluative research to glean insights that are concrete and valuable to informing product strategy
  • Craft compelling narratives about our users' needs, attitudes, aspirations, expectations, obstacles, and motivations

201-500 employees

Language education platform
Company Overview
Duolingo’s mission is to make education accessible and fun. The company offers a language-learning website and mobile app.
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees as well as eligible partners and dependents
  • Mental health benefits such as therapy sessions and coaching to support you to be your best self
  • Fertility benefits to support your family planning journey
  • Fully paid parental and adoption leave
  • Fully paid subscription to Care.com and paid backup days for dependents and your fur family
  • 401(k) with generous match and immediate vesting
  • 20 days of PTO, with two additional weeks off for winter break
  • Yearly professional development stipend
  • Transportation reimbursement for however you get to work
  • Lunch prepared daily by our in-house chefs
  • Annual international retreat for all full-time employees
  • On-site gym and massages
  • On-site game/break room
Company Core Values
  • Make learning fun
  • Universally accessible personalized education
  • Give the product away for free