Senior User Researcher

Boston, MA

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) is a digital sports entertainment and gaming company. It’s simple, at DraftKings, we believe life’s more fun with skin in the game. For that reason, we’re committed to responsibly creating the world’s favorite games and betting experiences. Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices around the globe, we believe we can continue to define what it means to be a technology company in sports entertainment. We love what we do, and think you will too.

The strategy behind the game.
We’re scaling rapidly and searching for an experienced user researcher capable of blending methodologies with data-driven insights to build compelling business cases to support our Casino team. You will use a mix of qualitative and quantitative research techniques to understand our Casino users, champion the customer by being their voice within the company, and work with teams across the organization to share insights and enable the DraftKings product team to create engaging user experiences.

What you’ll do as a Senior User Researcher:

  • You will champion research and user-centered design for our Casino vertical across the organization.
  • Drive insights to inform the definition and development of products across the platform.
  • You will work cross-functionally with teams to shape and execute research plans based on business needs and growth/innovation initiatives.
  • Create curiosity around research from every member of our organization to ensure we are making business and product decisions on user research and insights. 
  • Be a trusted partner, collaborator, and knowledge leader for stakeholders across the organization when it comes to research, insights, and opportunities.
  • Interpret research results, derive implications, perform market analysis, and gather strategic intelligence to provide insights regarding the market.
  • Pace with product teams to ensure we are supporting their timelines and deadlines and not slowing down production, development or launch. 

What skills you will use:

  • Ideally, you have 3-5 years of experience as a hands-on researcher for digital products.
  • Expertise in a broad range of methodologies including ethnographic research, site visits, interviews, surveys, lean experimentation, usability testing and more.
  • Experience with or knowledge of online gaming or online casinos.
  • You’re able to analyze and report qualitative and quantitative information in a way that engages other team members.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in psychology, human factors, HCI, or an equivalent field is required.

Who are we a good fit for?
We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us.

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As a technology company at our core, DraftKings believes that the best innovation comes from diverse perspectives, thoughts, beliefs, ideas, and experiences. We consistently push boundaries and challenge the conventional to ensure our culture and products reflect the expectations of our employees, and the customers we serve.

We’re proud to believe that your gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability should have nothing to do with our hiring practices. We’ll never discriminate against anyone’s background or creed. If you’re good at what you do, we want you to do it at DraftKings.

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