Senior UX Researcher (Blockchain Projects)

Vancouver, BC
We are looking for a Senior UX contractor with a strong sense of research practices to help with the creation of effective strategy and execution on multiple products. Your main tasks will be in helping the team make qualitative and quantitative data decisions directly relating to micro sprint goals and overarching project goals. Learning about our target audience and user testing designs, delivering feedback to the team on the user's ability to complete goals will be key to your success in the role, as is an ability to balance project goals, and stakeholder needs. 

Remote team working experience is a benefit. 

Every one of us shares a common vision: to create the future we want to live in. We need the right people to help us realize that vision.

A little about us:

Dapper Labs is the company behind CryptoKitties. Formed in February 2018, Dapper Labs was spun out of Axiom Zen to spread the benefits of decentralization through the power of play, fairness, and true ownership. Notable investors in Dapper Labs include Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Venrock, Google Ventures, Samsung, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others. CryptoKitties is the world’s most popular blockchain application outside of cryptocurrency exchanges.

Dapper team members are humble and curious entrepreneurs, builders, and tinkerers who share a passion to demystify blockchain technology and tap its potential to create change in the world. Our people are our greatest strength: our diverse crew flourishes in a distributed hierarchy where personal autonomy and professional growth are encouraged. We value our culture above else: regardless of where you came from, what you studied, or who you used to work for, your role here will necessitate both a high level of creativity and strategic thinking on complex issues. Everyone here is a founder, and no one fits in a box. We’re all driven by an insatiable thirst for learning and development, and that’s what brings us together.
What we’ll accomplish together:
  • Deliver high impact products that are supported with real user data.
  • Foster a high impact, fast-moving and confident design team, set UX standards and key pieces of UX strategy. Advocate for user-first designs and utilize research techniques to evolve these designs.
  • Work cross-team with key stakeholders and product leads to define how research and data fit into our collective vision and supports product development.
  • Define efficient data gathering techniques.
  • We will use Sketch and CSS to create clickable prototypes for effective testing with real users. 
A little about you:
  • You are a confident researcher with deep experience of qualitative and quantitative, attitudinal and behavioural research methods, with deep expertise in one or more area.
  • You have broad experience with the full range of research methods relating to product design or game design, a bonus if you have experience in both. 
  • You have a strong understanding of the latest research techniques and tools and understand how to analyze and interpret trends in qualitative and quantitative data sets.
  • You run unbiased experiments utilizing workshops, field studies, usability studies, as well as the creation of questionnaires and surveys, diary studies and card sorting. 
  • Your research helps facilitate design decisions with deliverables such as competitive comparative analysis, heuristic evaluation, user stories and scenarios and domain research such as design pattern analysis. All of your research synthesized into digestible documentation to deliver to product owners and teams.
  • You are organized, communicative and can balance business objectives and user goals to provide actionable suggestions to improve the user experience.
  • You have a passion for blockchain and other new technologies.
Bonus points for the following:
  • Experience in a scientific or academic research role.
  • Understanding of front-end, back-end or blockchain technologies.
  • Passion for understanding the latest learnings and innovations in behavioural science, research methods, and UX design and applying these to your work.

More about Dapper Labs:

At Dapper Labs we recruit the best and foster an environment that empowers our team. That means a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and open-minded. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.   

Because we care about our team, we work hard to provide perks that make their lives better by offering:
- Flexible vacation & remote work policy - most team members take between 15-20 days off per year, but we have no hard limit
- Diverse opportunities for learning and development
- On-site gym and fitness reimbursements
- Dog friendly office!

Check out our careers page to learn more about what other benefits we offer!