Design Researcher

Employer
Capital One
Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Jul 24, 2022
Closes
Aug 22, 2022
Ref
R151038
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Design Researcher

We are currently seeking a UX Researcher to join the Emerging Merchant Businesses Design team. Emerging Merchant Businesses (EMB) is reimagining the future of commerce and making Capital One the place for merchants who want to grow their customer base. EMB is a portfolio of businesses and platforms tied together by common principles and huge growth opportunities.

The Design team at Capital One is at the forefront of enriching our customers' digital and physical experiences. We champion a thriving environment of collaboration, authenticity and healthy critique, in which we honor diversity of thought, create a culture of belonging, and elevate one another. If you're an innovator and storyteller who embraces an environment where you can experiment, learn, and change banking for good, we would love to hear from you.

What You'll Do:

You'll be asked to handle a variety of responsibilities, including:

Collaboration & Connecting
  • Collaborate with technology, product, and business teams to inform intuitive and engaging customer experiences
  • Translate complex ideas into understandable concepts that evolve and enhance the product experience
  • Advocate for the customer through human-centered design methodologies
  • Champion prioritization of design centered product enhancements grounded in research and analysis
  • Actively teach and mentor designers
  • Working with partners and teams across various geographies Embracing and advocating for an experience mindset - this is as important to the work as the results


Discovery & Delivery
  • Demonstrate fluency with design research tools and techniques to measure success, present opportunities, and support decision-making and prioritization
  • Practice and help evolve the team's research techniques and toolset to work effectively in cross-team collaboration
  • Participate in end-to-end product design by:
    • Conducting in-person and remote research studies at all stages from discovery to validation, using a variety of methods to understand customer needs and define opportunities such as usability studies, card sorting, field studies, cognitive walk-throughs, contextual inquiry, participatory design.
    • Helping designers and non-designers on project teams understand and apply research findings by framing problems, defining insights, and designing new methodologies/practices to serve customer needs
    • Distilling findings into clearly articulated and actionable insights to influence the direction of research for stakeholders
    • Facilitating and participating in workshops with internal and external stakeholders to align with business needs
    • Participate in presenting research and analysis clearly and effectively across various organizations by supporting, explaining, and demonstrating usability approaches and research to a variety of audience types from design experts to non-designers


Basic Qualifications
  • At least 4 years of experience with human centered research


Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree or certifications in a design or research related field
  • Comfortable working with a variety of business partners and delivering outcomes
  • Masters Degree in social sciences, human factor, cognitive science, human computer interaction, or behavioral economics


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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