UX Researcher

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Nextail is smart platform for fashion retail merchandising that applies the power of AI for advanced demand forecasting and agile process automation.

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At Nextail, we empower retailers to create better experiences while using fewer of the world's resources. Nextail’s cloud-based platform uses artificial intelligence, prescriptive analytics, and optimization to deliver agile merchandising decisions. To date, we’re backed by more than $12M in funding from leading venture capital investors and are working with global retailers like Versace, River Island, and Pepe Jeans.

 The UX Researcher will directly support the product vision by gathering the data we need to validate our user-centric strategies. This role is an important contributor to improving the quality of the customer experience while bringing value to Nextail.

You will work with a multidisciplinary team of designers and experts to propose and create actionable solutions within the company.


What will you do:

  • Requirements analysis, finding out what users and stakeholders need and want from the product from both a design and business perspective.

  • Prototype and concept testing. Collaborate with other designers to test ideas, share challenges, provide feedback and build quality in your practice.

  • Surveys and quantitative data analysis. Uncover actionable insights by collecting and analyzing data from different internal sources.

  • Usability testing. Evaluate existing user interfaces, validate designs and gather feedback with users and stakeholders to propose continuous improvements and changes to the user interface and interaction.

  • Focus groups, workshops, and other co-creative design methods to bring the UX and design strategy to life.

  • Ethnographic Studies, In-depth contextual interviews with task completion.

  • Collect and maintain the knowledge gained from the different research tasks so that it is readily available and actionable by the rest of the team.

  • Agile research, desk research including domain and competitor analysis.

We offer:

  • High flexibility: We’re strong believers that what matters most are results. Each Nextailer is empowered, through trust and ownership, to organize their time as they see fit without jeopardizing the time or work of their colleagues.

  • Remote-first philosophy: Nextail started as a remote company and continues to offer a nice mix of remote and/or office-based environments around the world.

  • International environment: We operate across the globe, with recent operations reaching from Europe all the way to Australia, and our team alone consists of professionals of more than 15 different nationalities. While many of us are multilingual, our working language is English.

  • Diversity on all levels: United as a single team, we celebrate diversity at every dimension. Professionally speaking, are you ready to work alongside tech geniuses, data science magicians, and fashionistas? You’ll have teammates with extensive experience in a wide variety of professional fields, including technology, retail, consulting, and entrepreneurship.

  • The laptop of your choice: We want you to work with the tools that are most comfortable for you!

  • Flexible compensation plan: We offer a fixed + variable salary as well as company equity as we progress towards our Series B fundraising round.

Job requirements

You bring:

  • Design and plan research from scratch.

  • Master different research methodologies (qualitative and quantitative) to understand different types of customers. Interviews, surveys, focus groups, empathy maps…

  • Identify archetypes and analyze customer journeys.

  • Synthesize information, draw conclusions and be able to bring the results together in a concrete way to transmit them to the rest of the teams.

  • Identify insights and define hypotheses.

  • Carrying out fieldwork.

Nice to have:

  • Experience working on AI products and a deep understanding of how to build data-driven experiences.

  • Understanding of retail dynamics - exposure to fashion retail is a plus.

If you think you meet these requirements and want to keep developing your professional career with Nextail do not hesitate and apply!

Job perks/benefits: Equity Flex hours Gear
Job region(s): Worldwide/Anywhere
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