ABOUT THE ROLE
Our fast-growing product design team is seeking an exceptional Senior UX Researcher to help us supercharge our business and your career at SoFi’s Presidio headquarters in San Francisco, CA. As a member of our small, but growing User Research team, you’ll have a hand in shaping the role of User Research at SoFi and championing a customer-centric approach to our products, business and culture. This position is ideal for someone who enjoys forward-looking, intrapreneurial roles, but who is also seeking the stability of a seasoned management team.
Partnering closely with designers, product managers and product marketers, our UX Research team conducts exploratory, formative and evaluative research studies that enable stakeholders to make more informed, confident decisions. In this role, you’ll be expected to plan, lead, and socialize high profile research projects. You can take the lead but are also collaborative. You are self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to work efficiently and effectively with cross-functional teams. You can perform and improvise under tight timelines and changing environments. You are an advocate for our customers and are excited to work with teams to connect them to our customer’s needs and take action on insights.
At SoFi, you’ll become part of a new kind of finance company based around speed, transparency, and alignment with our members’ interests. Our goal is to be at the center of our members’ financial lives. We created student loan refinancing, addressing the biggest financial challenge of a new generation through a modern approach to lending and personal finance. We expanded into other types of loans, and then into insurance and wealth management with similarly inventive products and soon to be launched SoFi money a modern take on a checking or savings account. As the company has grown, we’ve been able to help more people with these tools. SoFi has achieved significant growth, with ambitious plans ahead, but to continue this growth we need great talent.
Our ideal candidate will have experience in consumer facing tech and an orientation towards cross-functional collaboration. You are an an excellent communicator, excited to work closely with stakeholders, comfortable in a flat, fast moving collaborative organization and highly motivated by SoFi’s mission to help people accomplish their goals, reach financial wellness, and navigate their financial journey!
Social Finance (SoFi) is a finance company that offers a range of lending and wealth management services. The company primarily caters to early-stage professionals and offers variable and fixed rate parent, personal, and MBA loans, mortgage refinancing, and more.
Based in San Francisco, California, the company was founded in April 2011.