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, ensuring physical and mental health as well as development.

What we offer

Food & Drinks

Fresh fruits, juices, porridge bar, drinks - flatrate.

Modern Office

New offices with high-quality equipment and game zone. Büros mit hochwertiger Ausstattung und Gamezone.

Team Events

Bi-weekly social events and retreats.


Yoga & Meditation room and gym membership discount.

Hybrid Working

Work in the office, from home, or wherever you want.


You participate in the success of StudySmarter.


Select your own equipment. Everything you need.


We pay for your training & courses.

Video icon

Get to know us

Be part of the crew

Carousel Icon
Jonas Safranek
UX Concepter
Carousel Icon
Marinell Falcon
Teamlead English Content
Carousel Icon
Jonas Safranek
UX Concepter
Carousel Icon
Nina Korbelius
SEO Manager
Carousel Icon
Nina Korbelius
SEO Manager
Carousel Icon
Marinell Falcon
Teamlead English Content

Open Positions

Join us on our journey. Together, we can change the world! Our team is diverse, ambitious, and smart(er). We’re working in Munich, Berlin, and remote.

What we offer



Join us

Join 3 million people in learning anywhere, anytime - every day.


Welche Bewerbungsunterlagen muss ich vorlegen?

Das Ausfüllen unseres Bewerbungsformular und das Hochladen eines Lebenslaufs sind in der Regel völlig ausreichend. Bei Initativbewerbungen hilft uns ein kurzes Anschreiben dabei einzuordnen, ob wir eine passende Position für Dich haben.

Sollte ich mich auf mehrere Positionen an einem Standort bewerben, wenn ich mehrere spannend finde?

Solltest Du mehrere Positionen bei StudySmarter interessant finden, freuen wir uns wenn Du das in einem kurzen Anschreiben erwähnst. Multiple Bewerbungen sind nicht nötig.

Wie bereite ich mich auf ein Bewerbungsgespräch vor?

Nähere Tipps siehst du in der "Tipps zur Bewerbung" Sektion auf dieser Seite. :)