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UX Researcher

Menlo Park, CA | Contract

Post Date: 06/07/2017 Job ID: 19869 Industry: UI / UX Designer

 

Job Category: Product Marketing

Job Code: UX Researcher: UX Researcher

Number of Positions: 1

 

Required Skills: UX, Data Science, Educating, HCI, HP-UX

Additional: Human Computer Interaction, Marketing, Prototypes, Quantitative, Translate, UNIX, User Research



Duties:
Broad skills in qualitative and design research methods and an understanding of quantitative concepts.

Conduct ongoing evaluative research

Translate research requests into clear and appropriate research goals

Educate others on value and benefits of research and various methods

Design  an appropriate research plan to achieve goals

Collaborate with designers to ensure designs (prototypes, concepts) are appropriate for evaluative research

Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and a subset of quantitative methods, such as surveys

Analyze and interpret data

Communicate findings in a way project teams take action

Collaborate with other researchers (inc data science), other functions and teams to gain shared vision across all steps of research 

Location: Onsite in Menlo Park

 
Skills:
5+ years conducting user research, both generative and evaluative research 

3+ years experience in applied product research

Prior experience educating others on user research

Excels at working cross-functionally

Excellent observation and note-taking skills

Detailed oriented and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks 

Excels at communicating research in a way that ensures action

Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects
Education:
BA/BS degree in human behavior related field (HCI, Psychology, Social Science, Information Science, etc.)

MA / PhD preferred.

Julie Selders

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