User Experience Researcher

New York, New York
Job Terms:
Start date:
Posted By:
Gerald Garrison

Job Description:

Aquent has an exciting opportunity for a User Experience Researcher ; Position scheduled to last through early January 2020.   Top 3 skills that we will be looking for on a resume? Sketch / Invision / Responsive Design - Portfolio is required

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum (5) years of experience required
• Expert user of Sketch, Invision, Axure RP, Jira, Usability Testing, Qual and Quant Research
• Architect for mobile devices (native and web mobile applications) iOS and Android
• Responsive Design for web applications
• Experience hands-on research, wireframing and prototyping at an interactive agency
or design studio.
• Bachelor's degree in psychology, user experience, design, human computer interaction, related discipline, or equivalent work experience
• Demonstrated ability to work and manage multiple priorities on concurrent, rigorous deadlines in a fast-paced dynamic environment.

• Demonstrated breadth across IA, usability, interaction and research
• Partner with domain area SMEs to identify opportunities to improve our UI web architecture.
• Establish interactive experiences and documentation that educate users on the new workflow
• You design logical, elegant, and intuitive experiences.
• Focusing on content strategy, and places an emphasis on information architecture
• Expert at User-centric design approach that involves rapid testing and iteration of designs
• Can defend your solutions with rationale rooted in user needs and business goals
• Enjoys the multi-disciplinary and collaborative nature of product development (SDLC)
• Detail-oriented and you have a problem solving mindset
• Experience with agile and lean UX methodology and deliverables
• Experience working in a cross-functional organization, achieving goals through partnership and collaboration
• Ability to work in ambiguity and draw insights from broad data sources
• Strong presentation and communication skills and critical, creative thinker

Additional Information: 

•       Tools: InVision (using tools for DSM), Sketch on design role, responsive focus (design sector)
•       Building up design system
•       Architect role: Axure, Qualitative and quantitative research skills, Invision, Sketch are required skills.
•       Financial Services industry/design studio experience strongly preferred.
•       5 years or less of experience preferred.
•       ADA experience would be a plus

Client Description:

Client Description:

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:

- You're paid weekly

- Subsidized health 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 (pre-tax payment toward bus or train passes, etc.)

- Direct deposit for your paycheck

- 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/

- 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)

Other Requirements:

Background Checks required