UX Researcher IV

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 01/22/2021 Employment Type: Contract Industry: UX Researcher Job Number: 27923

Job Description

UX Researcher IV


  • Work closely with product teams to identify research questions and prioritize projects in short and long term
  • Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative and some quantitative methods to create actionable insights across the product development lifecycle, including UX testing of early prototypes, such as usability, 1: 1 and group interviews, and surveys
  • Work closely with partner teams (product design, engineering, product management, analytics) to understand their goals
  • Proactively involve team in the research process
  • Synthesize insights in a compelling, creative, and actionable way that cuts to the chase of the underlying user issues
  • Effectively communicate with and present findings to a variety of audiences from product teams to executive leadership
  • Share best practices & new techniques with the broader UX Research team
  • Collaborate with other researchers on research methods and priorities

  • Master’ s Degree (MA/MS in Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Cognitive Human Factors, or MBA) or 3+ years research experience in a related field
  • 1+ years of conducting product UX research experience
  • Extensive experience with generative, iterative, and evaluative research methods
  • Experience with both qualitative and quantitative (e.g., survey design and analysis) research methods
  • Experience building meaningful cross-functional relationships
  • Effective communication skills with experience presenting to diverse audiences

  • PhD/Masters in Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Cognitive Human Factors, or a related field
  • Experience combining qualitative and quantitative user data into cohesive insights
  • Experience planning UX research across the product lifecycle, from early generative to mid-cycle development, to in-market UX
  • Experience designing/researching intelligent assistive technologies
  • Experience in experimental design and familiarity with statistical software packages (SPSS, R, etc.)

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Bruce Lee

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