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UX Research Lead (Onsite)

Youpal Group
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Middle East
February 14, 2024

User Experience, Business Analysis

Work Level
Employee Type
Full time

Are you a passionate, hands-on UX Researcher with a keen eye for detail and a user-centred mindset? Join our Middle Eastern client for an exciting opportunity to shape exceptional user experiences (UX) through insightful research methodologies.


  1. Lead and actively participate in all phases of the UX research process, from defining research requirements based on project objectives to delivering valuable insights and actionable recommendations to improve UX.
  2. Identify opportunities to enhance existing products and develop new ones that meet customer needs effectively, leveraging your hands-on approach to research.
  3. Stay updated on industry trends, providing fresh insights to optimize UX aspects of our products, and using your expertise to drive data-driven design decisions.
  4. Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams and stakeholders, ensuring research effectively informs design decisions and remains an integral part of the development process.
  5. Advocate for the value of user-centred design in product development, using your hands-on approach to encourage stakeholders to prioritize research efforts.
  6. Present research findings to teams and senior leadership, using compelling data-backed arguments and showcasing examples of impactful UX research work.

Top Requirements:

  1. Proven expertise in leading and actively participating in all phases of the UX research process, demonstrating hands-on experience in study design, data collection, analysis, and presenting actionable recommendations to improve UX.
  2. Demonstrated ability to intuitively understand and address customer needs, using your hands-on approach to research insights as the primary driver of design decisions.
  3. Meticulous attention to detail in conducting research to ensure high-quality and reliable findings, reflecting your hands-on approach to research methodology.
  4. Excellent collaboration skills, enabling effective teamwork with cross-functional members, and a keen understanding of how researchers can work harmoniously with designers and engineers through hands-on collaboration.
  5. Proficiency in collecting and interpreting qualitative and quantitative feedback to drive informed design choices, with a hands-on approach to data analysis.
  6. A diverse portfolio showcasing examples of impactful UX research work and its contribution to successful product development, highlighting your hands-on involvement in research projects.
  7. Creative problem-solving abilities, applying the principles of design thinking through your hands-on approach to frame research questions and approach research challenges.

Location: Onsite Dubai

Experience: 8+ years

Duration: 1 year with possible extension

Utilization: 40hrs/week

If you're a hands-on UX Researcher with proven expertise in user-centred research, strong collaboration skills, and a track record of providing actionable insights to improve UX, we encourage you to apply! Join us in shaping exceptional products that leave a lasting impression on our customers and the industry as a whole.

Job Description
I’m looking for a good designer as partner to work together on projects, that wants to expand his knowledge into the UX/UI and product area to collaborate on medium size projects. We will start with 20 hours per week and we might extend to full time after 2-3 months. First project is on financial instruments with blockchain as backend technology.
On-site in United Arab Emirates
Have good communication skills and team working skill.
Know the principal of animation and you can create high quality prototypes.
Following design system guidelines
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