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The Ultimate UX Research & Design Job Board – Updated June 2024

A searchable database of jobs in UX, user research and UX design—with dozens of career resources to help you land your dream role.

Researchers across industries have been impacted by an unfortunate wave of layoffs in the past few years.

According to this tech layoff tracker, at the time of writing, there have been 193 tech companies with layoffs and 49.736 employees laid off in 2024.

bar chart showing tech layoffs since 2022

That means that there are a lot of talented researchers out there who are currently #OpenToWork. If you’re one of them, this post is for you. 

The UX research and design job board (updated June 2024)

Here’s a database of full-time roles in user research and design from the past month.

Other places to find UX research jobs 

👀 Don’t see what you’re looking for? We’re not the jealous type. Check out these other UX research job boards and hiring groups for additional listings: 

UX career resources

Whether you want pointers for that job interview or help developing specific skills, here are more free UX career resources to check out.

Transitioning into UX research from other fields

Looking to transfer into UXR from another field? You’re not alone—according to this year’s State of User Research Survey, 77% of UXRs began their career in a different field. Folks who transitioned into User Research came from Design (21%), Marketing (20%), Education (13%), and Anthropology/Sociology (11%), among others.

Here are some resources to help you make the switch:

Leveling up your UX research career

Have you already gotten into UX research but want to move into a more senior position? Here are a few resources to help you level up your career:

Applying to and interviewing for UX research roles

Have an email from a recruiter or hiring manager in your inbox? Woohoo! Check out these before your first interview:

Other jobs that involve user research

There are other roles that may involve doing user research on a semi-regular basis—like product marketing or customer success. To some extent, almost any job can involve user research if it’s something you're interested in doing (and that your company values). 

For example, I'm a Content Marketing Manager; user research isn’t an inherent part of my job description but it’s something I do fairly often. Since I work for a company that values user research, I get to participate in company-wide studies and can advocate for additional user research to make our content even better. 

If you’re interested in pursuing a career in user research but don’t work directly in that space yet, think of how you could incorporate talking to users into your work:

  • Could a project you’re working on be more efficient with some user feedback? 
  • Would you be able to learn more about your customers through research? 
  • What are you guessing about that you shouldn't be?
Lizzy Burnam
Product Education Manager

Marketer, writer, poet. Lizzy likes hiking, people-watching, thrift shopping, learning and sharing ideas. Her happiest memory is sitting on the shore of Lake Champlain in the summer of 2020, eating a clementine.

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