Consumer Lending - UX Researcher - Analyst - New York City
Goldman Sachs USA
July 12, 2018
New York, New York
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Our Impact Digital Finance, a subdivision of Consumer and Commercial Banking, is composed of the firm's digitally-led consumer businesses, Marcus by Goldman Sachs. Marcus includes the global online consumer deposits business and the US online consumer lending business, the firm's first-ever direct-to-consumer platform built from the ground up. Digital Finance combines the strength and heritage of a 147-year-old financial institution with the agility and entrepreneurial spirit of a tech start-up. This unique dynamic allows us to help our customers achieve financial progress through customizable solutions that are grounded in value, transparency and simplicity. Your Impact
Do you love to delight customers? Help us grow one of the most exciting new brands in digital finance! As UX Researcher you will combine your analytical and intuitive skills to help answer challenging design and user experience questions. You will work with product managers, designers, and tech folks to create best-in-class digital experiences for our existing Marcus by Goldman Sachs products and help launch new products on the roadmap. Work with other Marcus Consumer Insights team members to collaborate on other qualitative and quantitative primary research projects on the Marcus Lending and US Deposits businesses. This position reports to the VP of Consumer Insights and sits within the Brand and Marketing Communication team.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Responsibilities
Plan, design, set-up and conduct usability and other user-testing sessions on a regular basis with Marcus customers and prospects
Develop recruiting and screening guidelines and procedures to set up an ongoing user testing framework for Marcus
Translate findings from research into concise, actionable insights that product and marketing can begin working on immediately
Advocate for "voice of the consumer" in product and design planning and brainstorming sessions
Your Capability You will have at least 2+ years conducting usability, UX and other qualitative research (e.g. in-person, remote, in-depth interviews, focus groups). You will demonstrate excellent interviewing/moderating skills, with the natural ability to connect and establish rapport with different personalities (both respondents and co-workers). You will be intuitive, creative, and analytical, with an understanding of a variety of market research methods (survey design, focus groups, etc.) Experience working in digital or personal finance and/or mobile apps will be highly beneficial; college degree in Psychology or Human Factors a plus Experience moderating/running online community panels a plus Knowledge of Qualtrics also a plus
What's in it for you? This role offers the excitement and culture of a "startup" feel within the FinTech Industry, with the stability, Brand and financial backing of a 140 year old financial institution. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.