Apprentice Ux Researcher job from Pinterest in United States, United States

Sunday 8th, May 2022

Pinterest

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United States

Temporary

Science and Research

Pinterest is a reputed company based in Dublin, County Dublin. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Science and Research to join our team as Apprentice Ux Researcher.

About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It's where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you'll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You'll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that's uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

The Pinterest Apprenticeship Program is an opportunity for candidates from non-traditional tech backgrounds and those who face barriers of entry into the tech industry to experience Research at Pinterest. Apprenticeships are up to one year long with the opportunity to be considered for conversion to a full-time Researcher. Employment throughout the program is at will, and while programs can be up to one year in length, there is no guarantee on the specific length of the program. People who identify as women, Black/African American, Latiné or Hispanic, American Indian, Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian, and/or Pacific Islander and LGBTQ+ are especially encouraged to apply. Applications will close on Friday, May 13th at 5:00pm PT. The program start date will be August 22, 2022.

What you'll do:

  • Work alongside other Pinterest Researchers and key partners on our Design, Product Management, and Engineering teams on a high-impact research project
  • Use qualitative research methods, such as usability evaluations, individual interviews, and diary studies, to understand user needs and product opportunities
  • Collaborate with an assigned mentor who will help you navigate the challenges associated with being a Researcher at Pinterest
  • Continually grow — professionally and personally through various learning and development opportunities

What we're looking for:

  • Candidates looking to start their career in User Research or re-enter the workforce, including but not limited to UX research bootcamp grads, candidates who are self-taught, and those who do not hold a degree or related professional experience in User Research roles
  • Experience working collaboratively and clearly communicating in a professional work environment
  • Self-motivated and eager candidates with a passion for solving user problems, excitement to practice qualitative research methods, and curiosity to learn what it's like to work and succeed as a Researcher
  • Demonstrated knowledge of qualitative research methods

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Our Commitment to Diversity:

At Pinterest, our mission is to bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love—and that includes our employees. We’re taking on the most exciting challenges of our working lives, and we succeed with a team that represents an inclusive and diverse set of identities and backgrounds.


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