Director of User Research at Snappy

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We’re looking for a Director of User Research to build a world-class user research practice, to help Snappy better understand our customers and how to bring their needs to existing and new product initiatives. This role will help us learn about our current and potential customers, identify opportunities for the product roadmap, hone our messaging and marketing, and improve our execution in user experience.

You will:

  • Lead the user research practice at Snappy to drive better product and design decisions
  • Recruit, hire, and manage an exceptional team of user researchers
  • Plan and execute pragmatic and insightful user research, including user testing, focus groups, customer interviews and surveys 
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis and present your findings in a clear, concise and actionable manner
  • Drive user research initiatives to inform the product strategy and roadmap in an actionable way
  • Create a culture of research, empowering Engineering, Product, and Design by equipping them with toolkits, training, and processes to do their own research

You have:

  • A track record of applied research that had a significant impact on product and/or company goals
  • Experience with a wide range of evaluative and generative research methods: field studies, ethnography, participatory design, diary studies, usability testing or A/B testing
  • The ability to drive consensus and buy-in especially from various groups and stakeholders 
  • A keen product intuition and an eye for UI/UX design experience, with a desire to discover and fulfill the needs of our customers
  • Experience managing user researchers and growing a research practice is a plus!

Snappy is an award-winning all-in-one enterprise gifting platform. We’re reinventing the way companies express appreciation to their employees by offering a fun and interactive digital experience that lets employees choose a gift they actually love. We specialize in building recognition programs for all sorts of businesses - Zoom, Salesforce, Microsoft, Uber, Deloitte and over 800 more. Plus, we’re growing everyday - 400% YOY, if you want to get technical! We’ve seen firsthand that our experience boosts morale, improves performance, and (most importantly!) spreads joy.

Of course, we practice what we preach! Here at Snappy, we believe wholeheartedly in building a culture of appreciation, dedication, and fun! We offer all sorts of benefits and perks to our employees including but not limited to: Free healthcare including vision and dental and a generous 401k match, unlimited PTO and paid family leave, Snappy Summer Fridays (which we actually enjoy year around!), snacks and lunches delivered to your home while we’re working remotely, and Snappy gifts galore!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • zendeskCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MandrillEmail
    • Sales NavigatorLead Gen

Location

New York, NY

An Insider's view of Snappy

How does your team reward individual success?

Snappy is all about employee recognition. Working for an enterprise gifting platform means you get a lot of gifts for a job well done, and appreciation is always encouraged!

Kamaria

Customer Success Manager

What does your typical day look like?

I love the variety of my work. No day at Snappy is the same, and there is always a new project or task to lend a hand on! The positive attitude of the office makes it enjoyable to come to work every morning, and everyone is very passionate about the Snappy mission which reflects in our work.

Alex

Customer Success Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The Customer Success team (and every team at Snappy) is highly encouraged to give feedback + ideas as often as possible. We have forms/polls/brainstorming sessions going around all the time, so we constantly have amazing ideas coming from our employees. It's important for everyone to have a voice here!

Adi

Director of Customer Success

What are Snappy Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
The entire Snappy team is also encouraged to take time once a month to help out in their community!
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have a number of committees including Snappy Gives Back and a number of Employee Resource Groups!
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
We love our team yoga classes over Zoom - cameras off, of course!
Mental Health Benefits
We partner with OneMedical and TalkSpace to make sure the Snappy team has access to great mental healthcare.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
For social justice organization donations, Snappy paid up to $250 this year as a company match.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
We say "ultra-casual"... there are a lot of Snappy hoodies around here!
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Snappy has loads of snacks including fresh fruit, coffee + tea, breakfast items, and a tasty Bevi for all day hydration!
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Our office was pet friendly back in the day. Now, our Slack dog channel is busier than ever! Some choice pet names? Croissant, Truffle, Pork Chop, Tater Tot, and Maple.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We are proud to announce that Snappy has been certified by Great Place to Work US as a 2020 and 2021 Great Place to Work! We are grateful to our team for all they do to make this such a great place to be, learn about our Certification, employee experience & more: https://www.greatplacetowork.com/certified-company/7022716

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