UX Research Assistant

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

Job Description:

For this assignment, Aquent's client is looking for a User Experience Researcher to support stakeholders, engineers and designers with product development, specifically for usable security.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  1. Assist with user testing preparation activities as part of a UX research team
  2. Conduct in-­person user interviews
  3. Create summary documentation for presentations

Overall Responsibilities:
* Independently draw basic conclusions from research
* Observe usability testing sessions, taking notes, and providing detailed transcripts for the team
* Substantial qualitative & simple quantitative (basic statistics) data analysis

* B.S./B.A. in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field focusing on human behavior
* At least 1 year experience in Usability Tests,Surveys,Field interviews
* Strong detail­-oriented working style
* Understands basic (user experience) research methods
* Skilled at conducting in­-person interviews
* Comfortable with and skilled at analyzing large qualitative datasets (e.g., interview videos, transcripts, open-­ended survey responses)
* Can work independently and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects
* Strong oral and written communication skills

Nice to Have Skills:
* Understands basic statistical concepts
* Excited to work in a fast-paced team environment                                                                           

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.***