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Associate Principal Analyst- User Experience and Front-end Engineering Research


Job Description

Who we are:  

Gartner, the leading Research & Advisory firm, is now offering a development program for early to mid-career individuals looking to drive their career to new heights! Gartner’s Global Talent Lab is designed for rapid skill acquisition and career growth. You will embark on a 15-18 month learning journey centered on investing in YOU.  

What makes The Talent Lab a GREAT opportunity for you?  

  • You will have an individualized development plan geared towards acquiring the knowledge and skills that YOU need for long-term career success at Gartner. 
  • You will be mentored by thought leaders in the field with the goal to design and deepen your subject matter expertise through an extensive peer network and best-in-class research resources.  
  • You will work in a collaborative global setting with individuals who are helping shape the future of enterprises.  

What you’ll do:  

As an Associate Principal Analyst, you will engage clients every day supporting their mission critical priorities, helping them to make the right decisions for their role and business. To support these conversations you will research markets, practices and trends, and partner with peers to create actionable content for Gartner clients. You will showcase your own thought-leading research, growing your knowledge and your brand as a Gartner Expert. 

  • Conduct research and analysis in specific areas of expertise targeting clients’ key initiatives.  
  • Respond to client questions and deliver high quality actionable advice through a variety of media.  
  • Create clear, actionable, and consumable content.  
  • Predict how (insert content area) markets are developing, help clients in their decision process and assist vendors in overall market positioning. 
  • Remain ahead of the curve on developments and issues within these specified areas, through peer collaboration from your (insert content area) team. 
  • Proactively work with the wider sales and service organization and deliver outstanding client support in order to retain and grow the business. 

What you’ll need:   

  • It helps to be obsessed with your topic! Gartner Experts are correctly viewed as THE thought leaders of their industry. This means you will need to further develop your knowledge of your markets, vendors, trends, and management practices. Gartner Experts are team players who value expert insights, bold ideas and intellectual courage. They also love to solve the most challenging of puzzles! 
  • Three to five years’ experience working as part of an agile software development team as a User Experience (UX) designer or digital Product Designer:  
  • Your experiences involve taking stakeholder and user needs, delivering fully designed solutions, and working directly with engineering to develop and release working software.  
  • Focused on technical implementation aspects of UX functionality/capabilities for custom software builds. 
  • Subject matter familiarity in UX design, front-end development, web/mobile/application UX, user accessibility implementation or other similar areas 
  • Help us see the future & be creative. You must be a lifelong learner with foundational knowledge and experience in technical UX design, development, and up-keep. 
  • Experience in at least two of the following areas: 
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles and methodologies. 
  • Knowledge of or proficiency in user research techniques, such as user interviews, surveys, and usability testing. 
  • Experience in creating wireframes, prototypes, and interactive mockups using tools like Sketch, Figma, or Adobe XD. 
  • Hands-on experience with front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. 
  • Knowledge of responsive design principles and the ability to create user interfaces that work seamlessly across different devices, screen sizes and platforms. 
  • Custom software UX implementation and development 
  • Web/mobile UX design and development 
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards and guidelines, such as WCAG 2.0 or 2.1, and experience in implementing accessible design practices.  
  • Knowledge of development processes and pipelines including CI/CD, automation and release technologies 
  • Experience with Design Systems and related tooling and implementation efforts. 
  • Business Acumen . Understand how an organization operates (risks and opportunities) and the drivers of a company's performance. 
  • Intellectual Agility. Critical thinker with the ability to process and understand information quickly, diagnose the issue in order to take positions and make actionable and impactful recommendations. 
  • Collaboration. Can collaborate productively, build relationships, and move work forward with internal partners and clients. 
  • Communication. Can engage in clear, effective dialogue on complex concepts, and communicate them with poise. 
  • Leadership and Influence . The ability to persuade, encourage, or gain the support of others and cause them to take action. 
  • Embraces feedback with a mindset of continuous improvement of self and clients. 
  • Ownership & Impact. Accept personal accountability, take ownership and persevere. Embraces feedback with a mindset of continuous improvement of self and clients. 
  • Bachelor's or equivalent experience. 
  • Willing to occasionally travel, regionally and globally. 

What you’ll get:  

  • A culture that puts people first, emphasizing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, work-life balance, and the desire to have you bring your full, authentic self to work every single day. See some of our recognition here.   
  • Professional development focusing on being outrageously known and fully supported by highlighting your strengths through tangible opportunities, and providing constructive actionable feedback to help reach your full potential. 
  • Participating in our world class training and onboarding in a collaborative environment focused on YOU and YOUR capabilities. 
  • Unlimited growth potential, “Growing with Gartner” is encouraged, supported and celebrated!  
  • Top-tier benefits that challenge the status quo of the industry. 
  • An emphasized and encouraged work life balance with up to 29 paid days off in year one, increasing with tenure. 
  • Impacting organizations most critical priorities and work directly with c-level executives 

About Gartner:    

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading research and advisory company. The company helps business leaders across all major functions in every industry and enterprise size with the objective insights they need to make the right decisions. Gartner’s comprehensive suite of services delivers strategic advice and proven best practices to help clients succeed in their mission-critical priorities. Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has more than 13,000 associates serving clients in 11,000 enterprises in 100 countries. For more information, visit  


Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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