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User Researcher Full Time

at SAM Labs in London (Published at 17-05-2018)

Founded in October 2014, SAM Labs is an award-winning edtech startup in East London which aims to inspire every student to discover the fun in coding and creating. SAM Labs combines apps, wireless hardware blocks and bespoke education content to teach students to unleash their creative potential. With SAM Labs, create anything from a Twitter-powered car to a motion-powered lightsaber!
We are looking for an experienced User Researcher to join our team. As a User Researcher at SAM labs you will be responsible for helping our product team to make the app as user friendly and engaging as possible by designing, planning and running user testing sessions. Your insights will help our product team inspire every student to discover the fun in coding and creating!

What you will be doing

  • Design, plan and run regular user testing sessions with our network of local teachers and schools

  • Nurture existing and develop new relationships with schools and teachers

  • Communicate your findings back to the team to help inform the business strategy and product road maps

  • Collaborate closely with product, marketing, and engineers to ensure that your finders are integrated in every aspect of the product


  • Have hands on experience planning, designing and running different types of qualitative and quantitative user research

  • Have a proven understanding of user-centred design, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns

  • Are able to synthesise data into actionable recommendations and can communicate these clearly to different audiences

  • Are highly motivated to deliver best-in-class, user focussed design and have a playful, game like ethos and approach to everything you do

  • Are organised and able to to prioritize task

  • Thrive in the fast-paced environment of a startup

Bonus points if you

  • Have start up experience

  • Have experience in either gaming and or educational apps

  • Have a passion for edtech

  • Have experience with Unity
We move at high speed, and will provide you with immense opportunities for initiative, creativity and ownership. You will be part of a highly international team of motivated and talented people on a mission to be key players in the future of education. Your thoughts and ideas are likely to be challenged by everyone in the team, including David in Sales, Michael in Software, Adam in Operations, and Catherine in Finance. At the same time, Wies will try to get people to do sports, Giulio will make sure you can have a go at board games and Liz will give us plenty of new music to listen to.
At SAM Labs we value optimism, collaboration, a sense of ownership, the ability to embrace ambiguity, talk-less-do-more attitude, learning from failure, and making the team successful. If you identify with our values and want to contribute to SAM Labs, we’d love to have you.

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