Tamr: UX Designer/Researcher
66 Church Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Employee Testimonials

Tamr (pronounced tamer) is a fast-growing data science company co-founded by Turing Award winner Michael Stonebraker. Our roots are in academia, stemming out of MITs CSAIL. Our mission is to help enterprise organizations unify their data via a combination of machine learning and expert sourcing.


Shortly after founding the Boston Globe named us the top small company to work for (https://goo.gl/HTNBNa). We care about fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, and have worked with organizations like She Geeks Out to help. Our values revolve around transparency, vulnerability, and collaboration. We offer great benefits, catered lunch twice a week, social hour on Fridays, off-site parties, a fun design team and more.


As big data needs big design, were looking for an experienced designer to help us navigate some of the biggest design challenges in tech today: data, AI and trust.


Essential to navigating this undefined space is understanding our users and conducting robust research. We are looking for someone who can expand our research program and take it to the next level. You should have a clearly linked portfolio that demonstrates an understanding of the entire UX process, from discovery research to rapid prototyping to running usability tests, with clear examples of your research experience. Your work should favor clarity, minimalism, and be in service of helping users via ethical patterns. Working with our team, youll have broad reach to evolve our design philosophy and team. We dont believe in stupid questions and encourage egoless applicants.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in agile teams alongside PM and engineering as a full-stack UX designer
  • Participate in a collaborative design process that welcomes critique
  • Expand our research program within the design team and across the organization
  • Help us weave design thinking across our products, organization and customers.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience as a UX designer.
  • 1+ year experience driving UX research.
  • Experience with enterprise software is a plus
  • Comfortable working with data-rich, technical applications and engineers
  • Highly organized, meticulous attention to detail and open to continuous learning


This position is available in Cambridge MA.


Tamr provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Rashi Verma
DataOps Engineer

What I enjoy most at Tamr is the ability to work in a supportive environment with extremely talented and friendly people on challenging problems that are fun and fulfilling to solve.

Sharon Roth
Senior Product Designer

I have never been surrounded by so many smart people who aren't afraid to laugh at themselves. That mix of passion and humility is hard to find.

Emma Wheeler
People Operations Associate

Even though I have only been at Tamr for 5 months, I see everyday how deeply and passionately each team member cares and believes in our mission. Each person here is extremely mission-driven and willing to do whatever it takes to make Tamr successful. It's an honor getting to work with such kind, dedicated, and intelligent people on a daily basis!

Larry Simmons
Chief Customer Officer

The team at Tamr is incredible, they hold me to a higher standard as much I do them. We do things that have never been done before, and that isn't something I have said many places in my career.

Sohaiyla Khalili
Product Marketing Manager

I enjoy being challenged every day while thoroughly enjoying the kind and intelligent people I work with.

Mingo Sanchez
Sales Engineer

It's often said that when you're the smartest person in the room, you're probably in the wrong room. Luckily, that's never a problem for me at Tamr! I'm surrounded by brilliant people who are always looking for ways to help me grow. Everyone here is so capable and willing to share their knowledge and experience with others.

Nik Bates-Haus
Lead Architect

For me, the most telling thing is that when I've been out of the office for a few days, whether for business travel or PTO, I miss the interaction with my coworkers and want to come back.

Lisa Skinner
Head of Growth

I love the fact that we are helping large brands solve age old problems in a new way. Everyone is super excited to be part of this journey - the energy in the office is very motivating!