UX Research Coordinator

Seattle, WA
Job Terms:
up to $33/hour
Start date:
posted by:
Corey King

Job Description:

As a UX Research Coordinator in this assignment at Aquent's client, you'll support a team’s research activities that ensure they are providing users a best-in-class experience across developer tools. You will partner with UX researchers across the team to recruit and schedule participants, manage study and participant logistics, and support data collection and other research activities. To be successful in this role, you must have excellent communication and organization skills. You should be adaptable, thrive in ambiguous, fast-paced environments, and be open to learning and feedback. You should love both working independently and as part of a team.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Screen candidates for availability, interest level, and appropriate qualifications using online questionnaire responses and phone interviews
  • Contact members of the public as well as client employees to assess their suitability for studies
  • Communicate with participants regarding study session details, including sending reminders, technical details, and collecting signed NDAs
  • Observe study sessions, take notes, and provide transcripts
  • Assist with video and/or audio recording during study sessions
  • Assist with data organization, data analysis, and report documentation
  • Create highlight videos/screenshots and pull representative quotes from study session recordings

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  1. Partner with UX researchers to source, recruit, and schedule participants for a UX research studies, including lab-based and remote studies
  2. Schedule study sessions with selected participants
  3. Assist UX researchers with data collection and other research activities

Required Skills:

  • B.S./B.A. (in progress or completed) in a any field (Preferred: Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field focusing on human behavior and/or human computer interaction)
  • Any experience or coursework in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field focusing on human behavior and/or human computer interaction
  • Basic understanding of common user experience research methods, with a strong desire to learn
  • Detail­ oriented working style and excellent organization skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with excellent collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with time constraints with excellent prioritization and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing schedules and multiple projects
  • Comfortable operating basic AV equipment, especially video conference software
  • Experience using spreadsheets (e.g., MS Excel, Google Sheets) for data organization and analysis

Nice to have Skills (not required):

  • Previous experience with user experience research
  • Previous experience recruiting participants for marketing, research, or similar
  • Familiarity with software development                                                                           

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)





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

*** Start date is flexible.  Assignment will start when right candidate is identified.***