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Product Research UX Intern - Summer 2024

FanDuel

FanDuel

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Product, Design
Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

ABOUT FANDUEL GROUP

FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media.

FanDuel Group has a presence across all 50 states with approximately 17 million customers and 28 retail locations. The company is based in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, Georgia, Portugal, Romania and Scotland.

Its network FanDuel TV and FanDuel+ are broadly distributed on linear cable television and through its relationships with leading direct-to-consumer OTT platforms.

FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, the world's largest sports betting and gaming operator with a portfolio of globally recognized brands and a constituent of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.

THE ROSTER…

At FanDuel Group, we give fans a new and innovative way to interact with their favorite games, sports and teams. We’re dedicated to building a winning team and we pride ourselves on being able to make every moment mean more, especially when it comes to your career. So, what does “winning” look like at FanDuel? It’s recognition for your hard-earned results, a culture that brings out your best work—and a roster full of talented coworkers. Make no mistake, we are here to win, but we believe in winning right. That means we’ll never compromise when it comes to looking out for our teammates. From creative professionals to cutting edge technology innovators, FanDuel offers a wide range of career opportunities, best in class benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. At FanDuel, our principle of “We Are One Team” runs through all our offices across the globe, and you can expect to be a part of an exciting company with many opportunities to grow and be successful.

FANDUEL SUMMER LEAGUE…

About our summer program

  • 10-week program: Late May – Early August
  • Hybrid work environment
  • Meaningful opportunity to contribute to the work of our teams
  • Cohort experience with social events & professional development opportunities
  • Possibility to be considered for a full-time opportunity or return internship

THE POSITION:
Our roster has an opening with your name on it

Seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Product UX & Design team as a UX Research Intern. You’ll take part in meaningful work and real-life projects as you gain an in-depth look into the inner workings of one of the world's premier sports-technology & entertainment companies. You'll learn from some of the most innovative and experienced minds in the industry and improve your knowledge of User Experience processes in a fast-paced environment.

Are you passionate about sports, gaming, and/or the user experience? Come join FanDuel on our quest to offer the best-in-class sports gaming experience for our customers and fans.

THE GAME PLAN:
Everyone on our team has a part to play

  • Seeks to gain an understanding of our product users/customers and how they engage with our platform(s)

  • Helps the team contribute to projects by completing tasks assigned to them

  • Understands and completes tasks using the basic aspects of UX Research

  • Learns quickly and models after the best people and practices around them

  • Helps the team contribute to projects by completing tasks assigned to them

  • Has a very close coaching relationship with a more senior member of the team on technical and

    behavioral skills

  • First job in the field, little to no shipped work, working toward their first piece of shipping work

  • Work closely with commercial and marketing teams on go-to-market plans for new products

  • Helps build positive rapport with the design team that encourages their engagement with

    researchers

  • Present your findings and recommendations from competitive analysis and other research projects to

    leadership; clearly communicate research findings and next steps

THE STATS:
What we're looking for in our next teammate

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be graduating between December 2024 – May 2025
  • Must have U.S. Work Authorization and does not require employer sponsorship
  • Must be in commutable distance from or willing to relocate to designated office
  • Must be willing to be in office 2+ times per week

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a degree focused on UX research, UX/UI design, ethnography, human centered interaction/design (HCI)

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects while effectively balancing scope, time, and quality

  • Ability to work independently with little guidance but also cross-functionally

  • Ability to choose research methodologies to fit the problem, in discussion with colleagues

  • Ability to conduct an expert review of a product and making recommendations for improvements

  • Ability to organize, facilitate, and analyze successful usability testing sessions unaided

  • Skills: critical thinking, quantitative, detail oriented, written & verbal communication

  • Knowledge of design practices(UX/UI) and principles

  • Understanding of established patterns for web and native platforms

PLAYER CONTRACT
We treat our team right

From our many opportunities for professional development to our generous insurance and paid leave policies, we’re committed to making sure our employees get as much out of FanDuel as we ask them to give. Competitive compensation is just the beginning. As part of our team, you can expect:

  1. An exciting and fun environment committed to driving real growth
  2. Opportunities to build really cool products that fans love
  3. Mentorship and professional development resources to help you refine your game

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