Research Assistant / Survey Design

Mountain View, CA
Job Terms:
up to $42.90/hour
posted by:
Lisa Vaughn-Olstad

Job Description:

Project Overview:
We are looking for a Research Assistant (RA) to support UX Research work. The RA will work closely with other researchers, supporting ongoing research.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
- Survey support: Create surveys and report data; code open-ended comments, create graphs and report findings.
- Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and oral presentations.
- Be willing to jump in where needed.

Overall Responsibilities:
- Support ongoing UX research work - survey design, analysis, writing detailed reports.
- Work with other researchers, designers, product managers, engineers in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
- Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research.

Required Skills:
- Education: BA/BS in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Experimental Psychology, Anthropology, Information Science with 2 years of equivalent practical experience.
-Masters degree with internship
- Experienced at survey design and analysis (descriptive statistics only).
- Great working knowledge of Google Forms and/or Microsoft Excel.
- Must be flexible and willing to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills.
- Experience working with other researchers on qualitative data collection, analysis, and reporting.
- Organized and detail-oriented.

Nice to Have Skills:
- Ideally minimum 1 year experience conducting research on consumer-facing experiences.
- Experience with one or more of the following methods: usability studies, concept tests, benchmarks, diary studies, interviewing consumers, field research.                                                                           

Client Description:

Aquent's client is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.




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***Assignment could start earlier if right candidate is identified.***