Senior Experience Research Manager

Beaverton Oregon
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 hours ago

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At Nike, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.


Nike, Inc. Technology is responsible for making the world’s largest sport brand run faster, smarter and more securely. From infrastructure to security and supply chain operations, Technology specialists drive growth through top-flight hardware, software and enterprise applications. Global Technology aggressively innovates solutions to drive growth while creating and implementing tools that help make everything else in the company possible.

Within Nike sits Global Experience Research. We focus relentlessly on conducting and delivering qualitative research that helps our teams better understand consumers and put their needs at the center of the design and development process. Our vision is to drive best-in-class experience design through a deep consumer connection so we can deliver exceptional experiences and services to athletes⏵ around the world.

Who are we looking for?

You’re a seasoned team member who thrives as a subject matter expert. You’re a pro at uncovering consumer needs through a variety of qualitative research methods. You love solving complex problems and can present complex ideas in a way that’s easy to understand-anticipating objections while persuading others to adopt a point of view.

You’re a champion of user research best practices and continually work to maintain a human-centered product design culture. Your people and communication skills are unparalleled. You’re a gifted storyteller who’s adept at crafting deliverables that persuade, influence and inspire multi-disciplinary teams. You've got an in-depth knowledge of the digital retail landscape, premier examples, and emerging trends.

Who will you work with?

The Nike Global Experience Research team builds empathy for the consumer by delivering action-oriented qualitative research across all Nike digital touchpoints. We partner with analytics, digital product and digital design teams to create experiences that are distinctly Nike and serve the needs of the consumer. From exploratory research to concept iteration to summative validation, we inform how the consumer interacts with our brand across our digital ecosystem.

What will your responsibilities be?
Partner with data science, analytics, product and design teams to build consumer empathy while putting consumer needs at the center of the development process
Act as an ongoing through partner and strategic advisor to product and design stakeholders to ensure insights are being interpreted and effectively applied
Influence and deliver against your domain’s research roadmap-field requests, prioritize against business needs, and define delivery timelines
Apply a variety of qualitative methods to discover whitespace opportunities, explore propositions and validate solutions
Design and moderate consumer interviews that elicit authentic behaviors and reactions
Lead synthesis of qualitative findings and present them in a way that informs, influences and shapes product design decisions
After the research is delivered, be a thought partner and strategic advisor with stakeholders to ensure the insights are being interpreted and effectively applied

7+ years experience practicing user-centered, qualitative research methodologies in a multi-disciplinary digital product, e-commerce, or retail environment
Bachelor’s in HCDE, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, Social Sciences, or similar
In-depth experience conducting research globally, including non-English marketplaces
Experience conducting research that informs and shapes digital consumer-facing experiences
Ability to plan, lead, execute and deliver actionable qualitative research
Subject matter expertise in consumer privacy, loyalty/membership programs, or in-store digital experiences is preferred

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete⏵ in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Job ID 00456912