Fidelity UX Researcher

remote USA 2 weeks ago
Full-time
Fidelity *loves* UX Research -- that's why Jen Cardello's team has 44 researchers...and growing. Join a cutting-edge practice, working alongside excellent humans every day :)
As a member of the User Experience Research Team, you will contribute to Fidelity's future growth using human-centered design to understand people, generate new offerings, and rapidly experiment new ideas! You will dig into complex, ambiguous, human-centered problems. You will be charged with designing and conducting customer research, identifying the problem from the user's point of view, developing insights and opportunity areas, leading ideation, and testing through prototypes.

The Skills and Expertise You Bring

  • Ability to design and execute qualitative and quantitative research using different methods and techniques based on project goals and timelines
  • Research skills to uncover and investigate unmet needs (e.g. group and 1:1 interview facilitation skills, ethnographic skills, JTBD, journey mapping, design heuristic evaluation, etc.)
  • Research expertise to help teams design meaningful and usable solutions (e.g. lead ideation sessions, conduct concept resonance, and feedback research, etc.)
  • Business expertise: ability to understand business drivers and provide research consultation
  • Ability to work with partners and data from product management, design, engineering, and analytics to help teams find answers and generate revelatory insights
  • Synthesis expertise-ability to get to the "so what"; surfacing fresh insights and opportunity areas from research
  • Ability to challenge traditional assumptions about UX Design and Research - seeking out, inventing, testing, and sharing new directions and technologies
  • Entrepreneurial and curious mindset, strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience conducting/leading Design Research/ User Experience Research efforts
  • Bachelors and/or Masters in Design, Human Factors, Psychology, and/or related field highly preferred

The Team

Fidelity is committed to providing differentiated value to our clients with a personalized, proactive, intuitive, and easy experience that meets their needs. Core to meeting our strategic intent is understanding human behavior and perception assembled through meticulous research and packaged as insights that Fidelity teams rely upon to make informed decisions about the right problems to tackle, the right solutions to build, and the best execution of those solutions. In this role, you will partner closely with UX designers, product management, technologists, marketers, and data analysts to help us bring new and improved experiences to our current and prospective customers. You will report to a UX Research Director.


About Fidelity
At Fidelity Investments, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As a privately held company with a rich 75-year history, our mission has remained the same since our founding: to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients' money.