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Manager, UX Research

Remote - US



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US Remote 141,000 - 181,000 USD per year

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Full Time

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Our mission. 

Every day throughout the world someone is looking for an opportunity. Searching for what’s next for your work life can be a tough, emotional process. Indeed is a purpose-driven company dedicated to doing what’s best for job seekers. 

Designing the Future of Work.

We are an interdisciplinary team of interaction, visual, and brand designers, writers, researchers and design technologists. Working with Product Management & Engineering, we’re defining the future of the Indeed product experience. We’re big-picture thinkers who know how to work in the trenches and ship. This is the most exciting time to be a part of design at Indeed.

The opportunity. 

As the UX Research Manager, you will lead a team of qualitative and mixed methods researchers and research coordinators who work with cross-functional product teams as they plan, design, build, deploy, and refine Indeed products. You will collaborate with leadership to define the vision for the UX Research team and be responsible for balancing near-term delivery goals along with informing long-term strategy.  



  • Manage, mentor and develop the abilities of 8 to 10 UX Researchers who support cross-functional product teams.  
  • Manage, mentor and develop the abilities of 2 to 3 Research Coordinators who support the Research team with recruiting, tool management, and project management.
  • Guide researchers on the design and execution of qualitative and mixed methods studies and identify opportunities for marrying qualitative and quantitative methodologies to tell a deeper story.


  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders to understand business opportunities and to identify and prioritize projects for the UX research team.
  • Collaborate with peer Research Managers from other parts of the business to identify connection points and build out a holistic understanding of different user types and their needs and expectations.


  • Collaborate with leadership to define UX research strategy and oversee the execution of generative and evaluative research that supports the design and development of employer products.
  • Find creative and compelling ways to share and evangelize research and customer insights across the company.
  • Set goals, measure success of research projects, and implement ways to continually improve.
  • Forecast resource needs and grow the team to provide necessary capabilities and expertise.

Who You Are


  • 10+ years of hands-on experience as a UX researcher in a product development context.
  • 5+ years of experience managing and developing a UX Research team
  • Experience leading experiences for internal tools or enterprise web-based products
  • Expertise in qualitative research and knowledge of quantitative methodologies; able to determine and execute the right research method for the question at hand
  • Deep knowledge of a wide range of generative and evaluative research methods and strong experimental design and/or A/B testing skills
  • Track record of discovering, synthesizing, and socializing actionable insights that have influenced real product decisions and produced business impact
  • Expert in study design; able to maintain methodological rigor, while staying flexible and adjusting to changing timelines or priorities.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and collaboration skills
  • Excellent coaching and mentoring skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required but graduate degree preferred in design, psychology, business, human factors, cognitive science, computer science, human-computer interaction (HCI), related field, or equivalent experience

Our workplace: People like it here.
At the core of our culture is a commitment to serving our users. We can embrace disagreement because we’re always united in doing what’s best for customers. We can take risks and make mistakes because we’re constantly testing, learning, and improving. Our people bring a wide range of perspectives, experiences, talents, temperaments, and backgrounds to the table, and bring their whole selves to work, and we have a strict no-jerks policy. 

Design what matters: Help the world work better.

Indeed is a conversation about jobs, companies, salaries, skills, locations, benefits, culture, your past jobs and your bright future. Being a part of our design community, you’ll be shaping

Who We Are

We are a fast-moving, data-driven UX team building the most popular job site on the planet. Our designers work in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo, Singapore and Hyderabad, collaborating with Product Managers and Engineering to deliver simple solutions to the real-world problems that job seekers and employers face everyday.

Our Mission

As the world’s number 1 job site*, our mission is to help people get jobs. We strive to cultivate an inclusive and accessible workplace where all people feel comfortable being themselves. We're looking to grow our teams with more people who share our enthusiasm for innovation and creating the best experience for job seekers.

(*comScore Total Visits, March 2020)

Work Remote

No office. No problem. As long as you're passionate about helping people get jobs, we want you to be where you're most comfortable. From care packages to wellness classes, there's many opportunities to connect and find a home in Indeed's inclusive culture no matter where you are. Help us achieve our mission from your home and make a difference in people's lives, one job seeker at a time.

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