Driver Distraction Researcher – Consumer Experience


February 24, 2021

    Data, Research & Insights Market Research
Delivering the best Spotify experience possible. To as many people as possible. In as many moments as possible. That’s what the Experience team is all about. We use our deep understanding of consumer expectations to enrich the lives of millions of our users all over the world, bringing the music and audio they love to the devices, apps and platforms they use every day. Know what our users want? Join us and help Spotify give it to them. Location Stockholm Job type Permanent
We are looking for a Researcher passionate about Driver Distraction & Experience Research in order for us to deliver the best and safest Spotify car experience possible. You will be responsible for the end to end process to plan, conduct, evaluate and validate existing and upcoming feature research for the car environment. You will work closely with tech, product, design and legal to support evidence-based design and product decisions throughout Spotify's product development process. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music and podcasts in the car.
What you’ll do
  • Define, plan, conduct and validate Driver Distraction testing.
  • Lead and deploy a Driver Distraction culture through senior management, legal and business development.
  • Deliver compelling and timely insights to the product and design teams.
  • Facilitate evidence-based product and design decisions.
  • Work with experts throughout the Connected Car space including OEMs, platform providers, suppliers and more.
  • Stay up to date on global and regional perspectives on Driver Distraction and the legal implications.
  • Develop and innovate on mixed-methods for Driver Distraction research.
  • Take a holistic view of our understanding of our users and their behaviour in the car, and proactively identify gaps and opportunities for new research and give recommendations for future concepts.
  • Work as part of a cross-functional team of product, tech, design, data science and user research that cultivate a culture of impact and performance to propel Spotify’s user growth.
  • Establish and maintain a culture of rigour and data curiosity to drive tangible business impact.
  • You will work out of Stockholm office.

Who you are
  • You have experience in a Driver Distraction research role at a consumer-focused company.
  • You have a degree in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Social Science, Cognitive Science or a related field.
  • You have broad experience of qualitative research methods.
  • You have experience in lab and field studies within the Driver Distraction scope.
  • You are comfortable planning, prioritize, conducting, analysing and communicating research findings and results.
  • You are comfortable working with external parties to scale our Driver Distraction research.
  • You are familiar with quantitative research methods, comfortable with metrics and data logging and are able to synthesise quantitative data with qualitative user research.
  • You are an extraordinary storyteller and communicator, able to speak fluently to business people, designers, engineers and other partners.
  • You enjoy collaborative work in a dynamic and creative environment.
  • You are an outstanding professional who can mentor others from a position of authority.
  • Specialist in a wide range of methods, to a high standard of difficulty.
  • You are a highly motivated and flexible individual with the ability to lead cross-functional teams and drive projects to successful and timely delivery.
  • You thrive in a dynamic environment and are able to execute with autonomy.

Perks of being in the band
Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse. Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success. Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents. All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub. Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs. Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.
Learn about life at Spotify
You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 345 million users.