User Researcher

Location: Manchester

Apadmi is a fast growing digital product business that specialises in mobile.

If you’ve ever ordered a Domino’s pizza from their mobile app, or used your Co-op membership app, or an Argos card then you’ve sampled our work. We create brilliant digital experiences that drive new value for some of the biggest brands in Europe. Our current client list includes Argos, Greene King, Sykes Cottages, Curry’s, TalkTalk, BBC, Co-op, Chelsea FC, Vodafone, Charles Stanley, Domino’s and more.

We are 260+ people, headquartered in Manchester with further offices in Edinburgh and Amsterdam. We are a team of strategists, product owners, designers, engineers and marketers who have been awarded for our complex solutions to business challenges. An award we are most proud of is our place on The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list in 2024.

You will:

Plan and execute user research projects for mobile products

Provide robust actionable insights to inform and validate design decisions

Champion user research across the organisation; educating, influencing, and guiding our clients and partners

Collaborate closely with UX & UI designers and the product team

Work across our spectrum of clients, supporting and managing priorities

What you need:

At least 2 years experience as a User Researcher

A degree in psychology, sociology, cognitive science, human factors, computer science, product/interaction design, human computer interaction or related disciplines, or equivalent professional experience

Experience with designing and implementing user research projects with autonomy

​​Knowledge and practical experience in applying a variety of research methods (qualitative/quantitative and primary/secondary) across all phases of the digital product life-cycle, and an awareness of their merits and limitations

Nice to haves:

Working knowledge of UX, UI and interaction design, particularly for mobile apps

Experience researching and understanding user behaviour in the app landscape

Experience working in a digital agency setting


Self motivated, proactive and positive

A track record of delivering relevant and effective insight under varying project constraints

The ability to spot trends and connections across data sources and consumer insights

Excellent organisation skills, with the ability to work on your own initiative

An excellent communicator

Just a nice person

As well as all the standard stuff you’ll get at Apadmi (think holidays, pension, the usual benefits), we have a collaborative community which offers a range of opportunities and rewards for our people, as well as excellent career development through our Apadmi Academy.

We also trust our people to work in a way that supports their productivity, so we can offer a hybrid way of working which you are in control of. If it’s good for you, then it’s good for us, so let’s chat about what works during the interview process.

If you think you have what we’re looking for, then we’d love to hear from you. Hit that apply button now.

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