UX Researcher - Connection
Menlo Park, CA | Contract
Title: UX Researcher
Our work ranges from formative to evaluative, ethnography to usability. For this position, we are looking for a range from qualitative specialists to methodological generalists, with broad skills in qualitative and design research methods and an understanding of quantitative concepts.
The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, passionate about social computing, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting the design.
Work closely with product teams to identify research topics
Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes
Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs
Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and a subset of quantitative methods, such as surveys
Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering and marketing
Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways
Passionate about social media and able to speak to its technology/industry
Experience with recruiting for technical roles preferred
Patient, communicative, team player that is detail oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills
Experience partnering with managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process
Technical and industry knowledge with the ability to understand relevant tech skills, target companies, engineering schools, conferences, and scholarship programs
Experience with managing nuanced programs
Willingness to work flexible hours as needed
Ability to travel during peak recruiting cycles.
Qualified candidate should have:
4yrs+ HCI experience, Usability Testing, Card Sorting, Heuristic Evaluation experience, contextual interviews, some surveys
Mixed Methods researcher (qualitative and quantitative experience)