UX Research student worker at Podimo

We’re looking for a UX Research student with a passion for qualitative research and a natural interest for understanding people. Does researching how users interact with the Podimo universe sound exciting to you? Are you eager to be the voice of our listeners and content creators and help the business understand these core groups? Then keep on reading! 

We’re looking for a UX Research student with a passion for qualitative research and a natural interest for understanding people. Does researching how users interact with the Podimo universe sound exciting to you? Are you eager to be the voice of our listeners and content creators and help the business understand these core groups? Then keep on reading! 

Your primary job will be to gain an exceptional understanding of our users, their preferences and behaviours. Your task will be to set up studies that will research user experiences and identify pains and moments of truth, which are used to create a clear direction for improvements, priorities and ambitions.

You will report directly to Christina Urban Sørensen (Head of UXR & CRM), work independently and in teams depending on the project. Your role will be close to the product and commercial teams, as your research will feed them with new knowledge about our users behavior, needs and pains.

This is a paid part-time position, and we expect you to work 20 hours per week, with flexibility around your courses and exams.

Do you have what it takes?

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Masters course with 1 or 2 years of study left to complete. Ideally studying Anthropology, Ethnography, Techno-Anthropology, Service Design, or another field with a strong focus on user research

  • You can commit to staying for a minimum of a 6 month period

  • You have an understanding of quantitative methods and are able to decipher data, graphs, analytics info, etc.

  • You are interested in having a career in UX research and have a general knowledge of UX standards and practices

  • You’re deeply curious about people, behavior, and digital products and like to ask a lot of questions

  • You’re a great collaborator and can switch focus in a fast-paced environment

  • You have strong communication skills orally and in writing, good at storytelling, and able to convey findings in a compelling way

  • You have empathy and listening skills that help you build rapport and understand users

  • You have some experience applying qualitative methods from other student jobs or internships coursework or side projects

  • You are fluent in German both written and oral.

  • Strong English skills are prerequisite (written and oral) as English is the company language

What is Podimo?

Podimo is the leading platform for podcast- and audiobook lovers and content creators. Our intuitive app puts a world of local content at our listeners’ fingertips. We offer a free app with personal recommendations, and a membership that gives access to exclusive content.

In the past few years, podcasting and short form audio content has seen tremendous growth. Yet, the format is still in its early days and has not yet reached its true potential. 

We’ve set out on a mission to create a sustainable ecosystem that lets content creators focus on their craft while earning money too. Our unique revenue share model means that creators are directly rewarded for making content that people want to hear – whether they have a massive following or a niche audience.

Podimo is a Danish start-up which launched in September 2019, and since then we’ve expanded to 5 more markets, grown the team to +100, and surpassed 1 million users. But we’re just getting started…

Podimo will become the preferred audio streaming platform for listeners around the globe looking for unique, high-quality, local content. Moreover, we’ll maintain our position as the most empowering platform for content creators.

What will you do? 

  • Work closely with the Product & Design Team to develop and test assumptions and hypotheses around the user experience, product features as well as the target groups.

  • Guide/aid the company in understanding our listeners/creators, their behaviours and needs.

  • Present your findings and make sure that knowledge is stored in an accessible and organised way. 

  • Help us improve our products by working with our product, design and development teams to convert data and findings into solutions.

What’s in it for you? 

  • An awesome working environment in the heart of Berlin (Berlin Mitte) with some amazing colleagues who can’t wait to get to know you

  • Play an important role in helping Podimo understand what makes user's experience highly engaging and intuitive

  • Flexible working hours with the possibility to work remotely 

  • A computer during your student job

  • Unlimited coffee, soda and snacks

  • Work with a super fun team both locally (In Berlin) and globally

  • Get professional sparring with brilliant colleagues with backgrounds in Netflix, Spotify, Google, Hulu etc. as well as become a part of an entrepreneurial start-up with high ambitions 

What are you waiting for?

Send your application letter (max. 1 page) and CV to our Head of UXR and CRM, Christina Urban Sørensen, at christina@podimo.com. Use the subject line *UXR student worker".

We’re looking forward to hearing from you! 

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