Senior UX Researcher



Costa Mesa, CA
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company, unlocking the power of data to create more opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. We are thrilled to share that FORTUNE has named Experian one of the 100 Best Companies to work for. In addition, for the last five years we’ve been named in the 100 “World’s Most Innovative Companies” by Forbes Magazine.

Job Description

Experian Consumer Services is looking for a talented Sr. UX Researcher. You will be a vital member of the team responsible for the creation and optimization of Experian’s consumer facing financial products. Your role is to compliment business strategies and aid in creating best-in-class user experiences through UX research. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional partners (UX/UI Designers, Product Managers, Consumer Insights, Data Analysts, and Developers) to research, create, implement and test engaging product experiences for our portfolio of responsive web and native mobile apps. 

Recently established, Experian’s UX Research program is in its early stages, so there’s plenty of room to help develop it and leave your mark.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Plan and organize usability research, including screener design, script development, and moderation planning.
  • Recruit users and moderate regular testing sessions (sometimes in-person but mostly using remote tools). 
  • Summarize and present research findings for the broader cross-functional teams in order to optimize digital products.
  • Understand qualitative and quantitative research data and help translate findings into functional designs.
  • Synthesize research, market trends, competitive data, etc. to inform successful online experiences.
  • Analyze user engagement performance metrics and test alternative design solutions. 


What your background looks like:

  • Portfolio demonstrating research ­­required. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in UX Research, human factors, cognitive psychology, or similar.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in UX Research.
  • Experience designing and conducting qualitative research studies.
  • Deep understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process.
  • Proven ability to translate research findings into actiona­­ble product improvements.
  • Self-starter with project management skills.
  • Strong cross-discipline team player who can influence and work collaboratively with all team members.
  • Advocate for UX research and best practices (manage/facilitate/educate) within a company that is relatively new to UX research.
  • Excellent verbal, writing and presentation skills.
  • Creative problem solver with a positive attitude. 
  • Strong attention to detail, intellectual curiosity, and a drive to answer complicated questions.
  • Ability to teach, provide positive constructive feedback, and motivate others.
  • Expert in UserTesting, Usability Hub, Alpha, Qualtrics, Optimal Workshop and/or other UX research testing platforms.
  • Understanding and experience working within an Agile Development Process. 
  • Understanding of A/B and multivariate testing and optimization a plus.



  • Three weeks of vacation to start, five sick days and two volunteer days (plus eleven paid holidays)
  • Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits package, with a bonus target of 10%
  • Flexible work schedule and relaxed dress code
  • This role can be 100% remote long term. 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Our goal is to create a thriving, inclusive and diverse team where people love their work and love working together. We believe that diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to our purpose of creating a better tomorrow. We value the uniqueness of every individual and want you to bring your whole, authentic self to work. For us, this is The Power of YOU and it ensures that we live what we believe.

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