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UX Research Lead (m/f/d)


As UX Research Lead (m/f/d) you will lead, grow and mentor our diverse experience UX Research Team of four fulltime and three working students so it can support our six cross-functional product teams with the required UXR activities. Furthermore it is your responsibility to own the management and processes around UXR at Studysmarter. You will report either directly to the C-Level or to our Head of Product Design. 

Together we work towards our goal of empowering everyone to achieve their educational goals and towards making StudySmarter the world wide #1 learning platform. Therefore we are looking for an experienced leader who shows passion for digital education and great experience at UXR, Product and People Management.

Your role

  • You will focus on outcomes by leading and aligning research activities at StudySmarter. 
  • You will contribute to product goals and business objectives, as well as strive to meet our user needs
  • You will lead, inspire and further build up our UXR team by mentoring, supporting and carrying out regular 1:1s with all UXR members. 
  • You make sure that our team approaches product development in a user-centred and evidence-based manner. 
  • You will own StudySmarters research projects from end to end and enable our product to make informed decisions by continuously improving our qualitative and quantitative methods

What you need to succeed

  • 💼 You have 8+ years of relevant experience in UX research
  • 👥You have 3+ years of leadership experience
  • ✅You have experience in B2C startups / scale-ups is preferred
  • 📈You have strong skills in data-driven product development
  • 🔎You have strong skill in research methodologies
  • 💡You have strong skills in managing and improving processes
  • 🇬🇧You have excellent English language skills, German is a plus
  • 😀You have passion for digital product development, new challenges, personal growth and digital education

What We Offer

At StudySmarter, people are at the heart of everything. That's why we are committed to providing everything you need to excel in your job. We do our best to look after your physical and mental health as well as your learning and career development.

What we offer

Food and Drinks

We've got fresh fruit, juices, cereals, and other drinks available for free every day.

Modern Office

Our new offices in the heart of Munich offer state-of-the-art equipment.

Team Events

Have fun and meet your colleagues with bi-weekly social events.


We offer weekly yoga and meditation sessions and gym membership discount.

Hybrid Working

We are flexible! Work from the office, home, or wherever you want.


You participate in the success of StudySmarter.


Select your own equipment. We have everything you need!


We pay for your training and courses with an annual learning budget.

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Marinell Falcon
Teamlead English Content
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Jonas Safranek
UX Concepter
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Almut Kieffer-Jones
Frontend Engineer
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Nina Korbelius
SEO Manager

Open Positions

Join us on our journey to change the way students study! Our team is diverse, ambitious, and passionate. We're located in Munich and Berlin with fully remote offerings.

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