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Lead User Researcher
📍 New York, USA

Fueled Collective

[Expired] - Lead User Researcher

Coworking Space:
Fueled Collective
New York, USA 568 Broadway, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10012

Fueled is a product-driven venture-development firm that works with a range of startups and big brands to create compelling, successful, award-winning apps (and occasionally websites). Our mission is to help entrepreneurs, whether solo or part of a thousand-person company, build and scale their concept.

We help people perfect and realize their visions for digital products. While others may just churn out what a client asks for, we strive to truly understand the problems our clients are aiming to solve and will stop at nothing to build solid products that we’re proud of.


Fueled is an award-winning technology consultancy that transforms businesses by generating ideas, building products, and accelerating growth. There are really only two things that make Fueled special: our process and our team. We’ve got the process part sorted. But we’re growing fast and we have high standards, so we’re always opportunistic when we find someone who makes the cut. We are a lean, tenacious machine powered by the sharpest, most passionate people we could find. Learn more about us: fueled.com 


A User Experience and User Research Lead with deep expertise in creating user-centered mobile and web products. You’ll work with a variety of project teams to solve tough problems and craft elegant user experience solutions. This is a truly cross-functional role, and entails close collaboration with our Product Managers, Designers, and Engineers.


  • Lead both qualitative and quantitative user research to inform product concepts
  • Own all UX deliverables and discovery artifacts such as storyboards, user journey maps, and research reports
  • Partner with the Design Team to build (low and high-fidelity) wireframes and interactive prototypes 
  • Conduct user interviews and usability tests to challenge assumptions, and synthesize outcomes into data-driven product optimizations 
  • Champion principles of usability and user-centered design 


  • Has 5+ years experience in a mobile User Experience Design or User Research role and a portfolio that showcases relevant work 
  • Is an expert at crafting and conducting user interviews and usability studies 
  • A strong command of modern design tools such as Sketch, Figma, and Invision
  • Has solid product sense, a keen understanding of design principles, and an eye for great user experiences 
  • Can craft and clearly communicate recommendations and rationale in executive-level client presentations
  • Is innovative, creative, and an outside-the-box thinker 
  • Can handle uncertainty and ambiguity like a pro, and make smart decisions with limited information


  • Unlimited vacation policy, including 9 paid company holidays
  • 24 days of vacation required per year
  • 12 paid sick or personal days per year
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plan options (effective 1st of the month after your start date)
  • Access to Fueled’s 401(k) plan from day one (with tiered matching after 6 months of employment)
  • Pre-tax benefit options, including a flexible spending account and transit costs
  • Annual performance bonuses
  • Quarterly team meals and activities
  • Allocated budget for Learning & Development
  • Anniversary gifts
  • Team meetups and retreats
  • Dog friendly office, conveniently located by the N, Q, R, B, D, F, M, J, and 6 lines

Got what it takes?

Want to join the team in NYC? Submit your application—we respond to most inquiries within three business days.


Full time