ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

FanDuel Group is a world-class team of brands and products all built with one goal in mind — to give fans new and innovative ways to interact with their favourite games, sports, teams, and leagues. That’s no easy task, which is why we’re so dedicated to building a winning team. And make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give.

FanDuel Group is based in New York, with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon and Scotland. Our brands include:

  • FanDuel — A game-changing real-money fantasy sports app
  • FanDuel Sportsbook — America’s #1 sports betting app
  • TVG — The best-in-class horse racing TV/media network and betting platform
  • FanDuel Racing — A horse racing app built for the average sports fan
  • FanDuel Casino & Betfair Casino — Fan-favorite online casino apps
  • FOX Bet — A world-class betting platform and affiliate of FanDuel Group
  • PokerStars — The premier online poker product and affiliate of FanDuel Group

We’re looking for a Senior UX Research Manager  to join our UX & Design team in our New York office. 

What you’ll do

You’ll be part of the fast growing UX Research team and will manage people working on innovative new features and building upon the existing experiences that our customers love, maintaining our best-in-class status.

You’ll own large, highly-strategic  people management projects, as well as giving feedback on UX Research Project work. You’ll supervise the activities of the team members in your team and work closely with other UX & Design managers to align on consistency of patterns and processes across areas.

You’ll manage a team on an organisational, tactical, and developmental level. You’ll lead team projects and goals with very wide scope and ambiguity. You’ll provide collaborative and cross functional leadership to peers, and be a key facilitator in ensuring projects are delivered and outcomes are measured. You’ll be responsible for the overall success of your team, and shares responsibility for technical quality with Leads or Principals.

You’ll use facilitation skills to engage cross-functional teams, explore new practices and contribute to defining team practices. You’ll start to improve processes, structures and governance.

You’ll leads and facilitate meetings and sessions and contributes to meeting at all levels of the organisation. You’ll attend appropriate team leadership meetings. You’ll helps promote UX & Design at FanDuel externally and lead in all stages of hiring and onboarding new team members, as well as participating in hiring in the wider UX & Design team.

You’ll receive coaching in behavioural skills and people management and give quality, timely, objective feedback. You’ll coach team members in technical and behavioural skills and coach Managers in people management skills.

What you bring

Has managed a team of 1-3 people on a tactical level. Has led the delivery of work at the scope of a whole product. Has training in managing reports' development.

Skilled in all areas of their discipline. Consistently committed to adherence and investment in quality, operations, and customer intelligence. Works in a close partnership with product, engineering, and delivery leaders.

Skilled in storytelling and persuasion. Communicates clearly at all levels of the org.

What to include in your application

  • Your resume and any extra info that’s relevant
  • At least one case study of a real world project. We want to see how you tackle a digital product UX problem and how you have worked with a team to deliver that. Demonstrate your people management, leadership, and UX skills. You can read a blog post about we look for in a case study. If you can’t share a case study with us, please let us know why so we can work something out.

  • Any online profiles like Dribbble, Behance, Codepen, or others that you think we should see.

What you’ll get

Beyond working with such a great team? We’re serious about career development at FanDuel. Your manager will help you set development goals and use our designer-specific career framework to grow over time, whether you see your future as an individual contributor or a people manager.  All our managers have a focus on continuous development and a drive to help you reach your potential, with in-house training and a development budget.

  • Inclusive and collaborative colleagues who value and respect each other.
  • An autonomous environment where you are empowered to make decisions in an environment where it’s safe to get it wrong every once in a while.
  • Hall of fame benefits including programs that allow you to share in our success.
  • Flexible working and holidays to let you refuel as and when it suits you.

FanDuel Group is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect and value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgement or harassment.  Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.

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