UX Researcher

New York, NY
Job Terms:
up to $56.11/hour
Start date:
posted by:
Ryan Stipes

Job Description:

For this assignment, UX Researchers at Aquent's client need to identify what people want and need, partner with design to envision how to address those needs, collaborate with product management to build value for customers, and iterate with engineering to hold products to high UX standards. Working with a team of “full stack UX Researchers” you will work across product development stages, methods, and roles. You will need to understand products and technical capabilities in-depth so your research directly translates into product improvements and uncovers new product opportunities.

Your main focus will be working with senior UX Researchers, designers and UX Engineers to execute field visits, usability studies and surveys. There will be some travel required, mostly in the US. You’ll need to be comfortable flowing between research methods (with senior UX Researchers guiding you along the way) to get the right research done at the right time.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  1. Preparing user research activities including working with recruiters to schedule study sessions
  2. Planning, observing and moderating usability testing sessions and interviews
  3. Administering questionnaires, surveys, and interviews

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing qualitative & quantitative data
  • Creating reports
  • Analyzing, interpreting and summarizing existing research reports
  • Communicating findings from the study to the research lead

Required Skills:

  • B.A./B.S. or M.A/M.S. in any field of study
  • 3-4 years of experience in an applied research setting
  • Persuasive communication that is grounded in data
  • Knowledge of in statistics and the design of experiments
  • Detail-oriented and ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks

NIce to Have SKills/Not Required:

  • Fluency in a programming language commonly used for data manipulation and computational statistics (such as Python, R, Matlab, C++, Java, or Go), and in SQL.                                                                           

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)






***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.***