Menlo Park, California | 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 our technology/industry
- Must have at least 3+yrs of relatable, industry experience with mixed methods research. Should have experience with a few different companies.
- Shipping software products a plus
- High energy, passionate, adaptable
- Excellent communication with outstanding interpersonal skills. Proactivity. More about relationships in Messenger.
Education:: BA/BS degree preferred but not required