UX Research Assistant

Mountain View, CA
Job Terms:
up to $49.50/hour
posted by:
Cecilia Krepelka

Job Description:

As a User Experience Researcher, you'll design and conduct research activities that inform the development of innovative, best-of-breed products. You have excellent analytical and communication skills, are diligent, detail-oriented, and can work fairly independently.

Top Responsibilities:
1. User research planning and preparation
2. Assist with participant recruiting and scheduling
3. Conduct, and analyze qualitative user research: in-lab and remote usability sessions and other methods

Additional Responsibilities:
- Administer and analyze happiness tracking and other consumer surveys
- Draft findings, recommendations, and reports based on user research
- Create highlight videos/screenshots

Required Qualifications:
- BA/BS in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Experimental Psychology, Anthropology, Information Science or equivalent practical experience in other field emphasizing human behavior
- 2+ years experience conducting qualitative in-lab and remote research
- Experience with survey design and analysis (descriptive statistics only)
- Detail oriented and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Can independently prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects
- Experience working on cross-functional teams

Nice to Haves:
- MA/MS or PhD in a user-centered research field
- Research experience in consumer or business facing digital products
- 4+ years experience conducting qualitative in-lab and remote research, including experience integrating research into product designs
- Working knowledge of quantitative research and principles of experimental design                                                                           

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.***