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UX Researcher II

Menlo Park, CA | Contract

Post Date: 09/06/2017 Job ID: 20352 Industry: UI / UX Designer

Title: UX Researcher II

Duties: The Search team  is responsible for powering billions of Searches for people, places, news, photos, videos, and more! We help connect users to the content they care about the most, no matter where they are in the world.   The Search team is looking for a research contractor to work on a foundational research project over the course of several months. The project will involve using a variety of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, and will be conducted in close collaboration with the data analytics, marketing, and design teams. If you are intellectually curious, love discovering user insights, working on the full-cycle of a product, being the voice of the user and want to impact the lives of hundreds of millions of users globally, this is the role for you! You must have the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and be excited to operate independently in a fast-paced and growing environment. 

Responsibilities

 

Work closely with research vendors and product teams to develop and execute research

Conduct qualitative research to understand user behavior and attitudes

Help coordinate survey and market sizing research with a vendor

Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs

Work cross-functionally with design, data analytics, and marketing

Create compelling and novel narratives about the people who use our products

Occasionally travel internationally to conduct research or partner with vendors

 

Skills:

MA/MS or Ph.D. in in HCI, Social Science, Psychology, Anthropology, Communication, or a related field

3+ years experience in applied product research or marketing research preferred

Strong command of a set of qualitative and user-centered design methods

Knowledge of (or familiarity with) quantitative, behavioral analysis, and statistical concepts

Ability to ask, as well as answer, meaningful and impactful questions

Strong communication and project coordination skills

 

Education:

MA/MS or Ph.D. in in HCI, Social Science, Psychology, Anthropology, Communication, or a related field

Minimum Degree Required: Master' s Degree

 
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