UX Research Assistant

Mountain View, CA
Job Terms:
up to $56.11/hour
posted by:
Cecilia Krepelka

Job Description:

Overall Responsibilities:
The UX Research Assistant will work closely with research, design and product management to plan and execute both quantitative and qualitative studies, and ensure UX insights are incorporated into product design. You will be part of a close-knit team that is determined to enable the most intelligent conversational interactions on a large variety of products and surfaces. In additional to conducting research, you will participate in brainstorming, design review, and other input sessions for product design or feature planning

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
1. Work closely with design and product management to understand needs for research and develop detailed research plans
2. Execute usability studies either in UX labs or remotely, analyze data and create reports
3. Design or setup survey questionnaires, perform analysis, and create data visualization

Required Qualifications:
- BA/BS, (Master preferred) in human computer interaction, cognitive/experimental psychology, information science, anthropology or related fields (In lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience)
- 4+ years working as an User Experience Researcher, with proven background in research methodology, analytic skills and communication of research insights.
- Proficiency with several user research methodologies (quantitative and qualitative) and strong analytic skills
- Knowledge in interface design and ability to collaborate with the design team
- Leadership, communication and organizational skills

Nice to Have:
- Qualtrics, SPSS, data charts creation with Google Docs or other tools

Client Description:

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

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)





***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.***