UX Researcher

Mountain View, CA
Job Terms:
up to $49.50/hour
posted by:
Ryan Stipes

Job Description:

In this assignment, you'll be working with a team designing new exciting features and functionality for a range of client products.

Top Responsibilities:
1. Conduct high-quality research on multiple aspects of how users engage with novel products and experiences.
2. Collect and analyze user behavior via user interviews, benchmark studies, lab studies and surveys.
3. Work with designers, product managers, engineers and research managers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

Additional Responsibilities
- Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research.
- Evangelize research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and oral presentations.

Required Qualifications:
- BA/BS degree in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science or other related fields or equivalent practical experience.
- 2+ years of industry experience as a Researcher
- Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase.
- Experience with user testing tools such as, userzoom, card sorting, conjoint analysis
- Experience creating performance metrics
- Experience working with statistics and experimental design.
- Experience in qualitative research
- Experience with large scale surveys

Nice to haves:
- Masters or PHD with internship experience
- Experience using a wide range of research methods
- Excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills
- The ability to work independently on aspects of the project with minimal guidance
- The ability to operate in a very fast-paced environment                                                                           

Client Description:

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





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

***Please ensure FULL LEGAL NAME is noted on resume along with a PORTFOLIO LINK if applicable.  Please include experience with research methods used in summary section of the resume. Also, include any links to presentations or talks about projects you’ve done.***

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