#151007

UX Researcher

Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
09/02/2019
Posted By:
Katie Denfeld
Date:
08/14/2019

Job Description:

Aquent's Client is looking for a Product Researcher to help us better understand people's experiences with and needs for ads, gleaning insights to drive product direction and strategy. For this position, we are looking for a seasoned researcher with broad skills in both qualitative and quantitative research methods. 
The right candidate will be an excellent communicator, knowledgeable about user experience design and research, comfortable in a flat, fast-moving organization, excited to collaborate, and passionate about social media and understanding ad experiences. This position is based in our Menlo Park Office. 

Responsibilities:

  • Design research studies that address behavior, attitudes, and needs of consumers
  • Generate insights that fuel ideation and evaluate designs
  • Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and quantitative methods
  • Work cross-functionally with design, product management, data science, engineering, marketing, and content strategy
  • Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in a human psychology/behavior related field (Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Sociology, Information Science, Marketing, etc.)
  • 2+ years’ experience in applied product research
  • Command of qualitative and user-centered design methods, from ethnographic to usability to survey design and analysis
  • Ability to ask, as well as answer, business questions
  • Experience communicating with internal stakeholders including but not limited to Product Managers, Designers, Product Marketers, and Engineers
  • Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects·


Preferred Qualifications:

  • MA/MS /Ph.D in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Social Science or a related field
  • Previous experience in ad industry, e-commerce, business research, or as a consultant a plus

Education:

  • MA/MS /Ph.D in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Social Science or a related field
  • Previous experience in ad industry, e-commerce, business research, or as a consultant a plus

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