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UX Researcher

Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
TBD
Posted By:
Jennifer Richey
Date:
05/15/2020

Job Description:

This is an exciting time at this company, and understanding people is more important than ever. This role will be an integral part of the product development process, and this person will design, execute, and deliver high-impact research. The ideal candidate is passionate about understanding advertisers and helping to create world-class advertising products that connect both people and businesses, as well as understanding and improving the experience people on our platform have with ads.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute custom research to support the objectives of the advertising business and meet the needs of people on the platform
  • Represent the voice of the large and small advertisers and the user to internal teams
  • Employ innovative research methods that lead to key insights
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional partners (e.g., Product Management, Product Marketing, Engineering, Data Science)
  • Communicate effectively to drive action and inspire new ideas
  • Work collaboratively with other UX researchers to leverage and build upon knowledge

Preferred Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience designing, planning, fielding, and reporting on UX Research
  • 3+ years of experience related to advertising and/or social media
  • Experience building out a regular cadance of research activities (E.g. rolling research or iterative usability testing)
  • Understands the strengths and limitations of different research methodologies and how to apply them thoughout the design lifecycle
  • Proven ability to synthesize data from multiple sources in order to best represent user needs

Education:

  • Master's or PhD in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors Psychology, or related field

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

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

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