#143953

UX Researcher

Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
03/01/2019
Date:
02/12/2019

Job Description:

For this position, we are looking for broad skills in qualitative and design research methods and some experience conducting survey research. The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, passionate about social computing, comfortable in a flat, fast-moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting the design of our platform. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with product teams to identify research topics 
  • Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes 
  • Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs 
  • Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and a subset of quantitative methods, such as surveys 
  • Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering, and marketing 
  • Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways 


Skills:

  • Passionate about social media and able to speak to our technology/industry 
  • Experience with recruiting for technical roles preferred 
  • Patient, communicative, team player that is detail-oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Experience managing research vendors, conducting usability studies, developing survey instruments and conducting basic analysis on survey data. 


Education:

  • BA/BS degree in marketing, or a human behavior related field (HCI, Psychology, Social Science, Information Science, etc.) 
  • MA / PhD preferred. 
  • Experience in applied product research

Client Description:

This TOP social media company, headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, was built to help people connect and share. Over the last decade their tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate. With over two billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at this company offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building
  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry  
  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem solving mode
  • Take part in global internal conversations that are happening with stakeholders, wherever they may be located, who are the best at what they do

Requirements:

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