UX Research Assistant

Mountain View, CA
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Corey King

Job Description:

Overall Responsibilities: 
As a Research Assistant, you'll have the opportunity to support our research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products. We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication skills, are diligent, detail-oriented, and can work fairly independently. 

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities: 
Assistance in preparing user research activities (working with the recruiters to schedule study sessions, setting up the usability lab etc.). 
Observing and running usability testing sessions and interviews. 
Administering questionnaires, surveys, and interviews. 
Taking notes during user study sessions. 
Analyzing qualitative & quantitative data. 
Communicating findings from the study to the research lead. 
Assistance in creating reports (including creating graphs, highlight videos, slide decks etc.). 
Analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing existing research reports. 

Required Skills/Qualifications: 
B.A./B.S. (completed) or M.A/M.S./Ph.D. (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior; or in lieu or degree, some related work experience. 
Detail-oriented and ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks. 
Interest in general research and user research methods. 
Strong oral and written communication skills. 
Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects. 
Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred. 
Knowledge of basic statistical concepts preferred. 
OK with flexible working hours (regular business hours + evenings or Saturdays). 
OK with occasional travelling for field research in different cities.