#124054

UX Research Assistant

Location:
San Francisco
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
up to $39.60/hour
posted by:
Ryan Stipes
Date:
10/05/2017

Job Description:

As a Research Assistant, you'll have the opportunity to support client's research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products. We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication skills, are diligent, detail-oriented, and can work fairly independently.

Top Responsibilities:
1. Assisting with user testing preparation activities.
2. Observing/running usability testing sessions, and taking notes.
3. Analyzing and interpreting both qualitative and quantitative data.

Required Qualifications:
- M.A./M.S. (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior
- 1-2 years of experience as Research Assistant
- Experience or background conducting mobile research
- Experience and with statistics and experimental design
- Interest in general research and/or user research methods
- Detailed oriented and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects

Nice to haves:
- PhD (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior
- 3+ years of experience as a Research Assistant or User Researcher
- Quantitative and statistical analysis skills                                                                           

Client Description:

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

 

 

Requirements:

Required: Please provide an example of a study or research plan you've done. Please include outlined research questions, protocol, why you designed it that way and key findings. 

 

***Background check is required for this position.***

***Please ensure FULL LEGAL NAME is noted on resume along with a PORTFOLIO LINK if applicable.***

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