UX Researcher -Experience Foresights
Menlo Park, CA | Contract
Title: UX Researcher (Experience Foresights)
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.
4yrs+ experience in ethnography, qualitative UX methods, design research, some market research (nice to have), strong UX research methods background, international research experience would be a plus.
Education: Relevant experience is more important than degree