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Design & Market Researcher

Tala (formerly InVenture) is looking for a talented and passionate researcher to own design, user and market research for a platform that is providing financial choice and control for the global middle class.

What we’re doing

Tala is on a mission to provide access to fair and flexible financial products that help people realize their potential. We believe all people deserve to be trusted, have access to appropriate financial services, and have choice and control over their financial lives.

What you’ll do here

Working within the Product team, you’ll ensure that we have the best possible understanding of and insights into our customers’ lives, attitudes, and behaviors. Your research will contribute to work across many teams—including product, customer experience, portfolio, data science, and growth—connecting day-to-day work with our end users and markets.


Plan and carry out research projects that fit into the product development life cycle, from user personas to concept testing to usability testing

Spend a significant part of the year (~30-50%) in emerging markets around the world using human centered design to understand our customers’ experiences, desires, and mental models

Structure and coordinate market research efforts to gain insight into country-specific trends, demographics, market dynamics and competitors

Leverage our extensive customer mobile data to pioneer research techniques that help us understand our users (in collaboration with our data analysts)

Analyze results and provide recommendations that deliver user and business insight to grow InVenture’s business


At least 2-3 years experience in user or market research for a startup, tech company, financial services company, or consulting firm

Highly proficient in a range of research methods to understand from the “what/who” we serve to the “how/why” they interact with our product. Methods include surveys, interviews, focus groups, diary studies, usability testing, and secondary research

Collaborate well cross-functionally

Organized self-starter who can execute independently at a high level

Expert communicator who presents research findings in structured and data-driven manner

Bonus: experience in emerging markets

You should include the following in your application:

We strongly believe that inclusion fosters innovation and we’re proud to have a diverse team with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We focus on hiring talented people regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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