Our purpose at Cookpad is to make everyday cooking fun. Not just because we like food but because we believe that cooking is key to a happier and healthier life for people, communities and the planet.
Cookpad started life in Japan and is now the largest recipe sharing community in the world with over 5 million recipes created by users active in more around 80 countries. Our global platform is used by more than 100 million people every month across the world, which brings very interesting challenges to tackle.
We are building a team of diverse, exceptional people from around the world. We only hire passionate, smart and innovative people who want to make a difference.
There’s flexibility for the role to be either onsite or fully remote, with occasional travel to our global HQ in Bristol, UK. However, if remote you must be based within 1 hour of UK timezone to allow for aligned working hours.
Why it matters
As a member of Cookpad’s Design Research team, you will be responsible for deepening our understanding of our users and investigating our most complex questions. You’ll contribute to driving the research roadmap and lead initiatives to deepen user understanding to fuel our product development. Working with Product Teams you will be an advocate for our users and their needs, championing them throughout every stage of development. You will also be an integral part of the growth of our expanding research practice, helping us to scale into a world-class team.
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Why join Cookpad?
People join us because they share our vision to improve people’s lives. As a company Cookpad invests heavily in learning and development -we hire smart people who thrive in small, highly collaborative and energised teams, and who look at what we do and want to be part of it.
Valuing our team means we offer competitive salaries, an employee referral scheme and very generous benefits, including 7% employer pension contribution, income protection and life insurance. We are central to transport hubs and bike routes which helps with flexible working and all-important downtime with family and friends.
In our usual working environment breakfast is provided every day, we have a fully stocked and fully equipped team kitchen where we can cook together and there are weekly pilates/ yoga classes.
In this interim period due to the current global pandemic we are working to keep as many of our perks as possible available to our staff. This includes moving the pilates/ yoga classes online as well as company socials and attendance of meetups.
The Cookpad team is made up of an incredible, diverse range of people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.