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Lead Design Researcher (8261_R-982323)





Hoboken, New Jersey, United States

Position Summary...

What you'll do...
About the job

Have you ever wanted to work on something big?...I mean really BIG....

Check out how you can make that happen!

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products. You have the unique opportunity to be a part of a transformational team that will promote new process innovation within Walmart, through modern practices of design and design thinking methods.

About Your Role ( The Fun Stuff)

As a Design Research Lead, you will lead research for a portfolio of custom experiences in creation for the collection, exploration, and storytelling of data. We design through deep, systematic thought based on fact, finding harmony between form and function. We design rapidly, we must research and iterate just as rapidly. To support this, you'll employ ideative, quantitative and qualitative techniques including workshops, studies, and research programs. You'll use your deep knowledge of the UX research process, in collaboration with design and product team members, to iterate and test multiple solutions and deliver consumer quality experiences vetted with real data. As the biggest player in the game, we trust our associates to innovate the future of retail data. If you are motivated by complex, purposeful challenges, a Design Research Lead at Walmart could be the fit you've been looking for.

About Data Ventures ( this is YOUR Team):

Data Ventures exists to unlock the full value of Walmart's data by developing and productizing B2B data initiatives that empower merchants and suppliers to make better, faster decisions for the business. As part of this transformation, we're seeking entrepreneurial individuals to help drive data productization from concept to deployment. We are driving product vision and looking to create a commercial platform that we can replicate.

You will be responsible for ( Heres where your expertise comes in ):

  • Exploratory/Discovery Research
  • Synthesis and Ideation (in partnership with Prod/ENG/Design)
  • Mentoring Design and Product team members in User Experience research methodologies and principles to integrate into product creation
  • Driving portfolio-wide research programs by understanding business objectives and analyzing customer needs;
  • developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing user research strategies, plans, and practices;
  • determining and supporting resource requirements

Preferred Requirements:

  • Masters in field/5+years
  • Some management experience

Perks and Benefits:( This is why we do what we do )

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor Degree and 5 years design research experience OR Masters Degree and 4 years design research experience OR PhD and 2 years design research experience OR 9 years design research experience.
Experience conducting quantitative on-line research projects with systems (for example, UserZoom).

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Researching front-end user experience solutions for mobile applications on major smartphone platforms (for example, Android, iOS)

Primary Location...
121 River St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5989, United States of America