UX Researcher

Job Terms:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Marly Caro

Job Description:

Location: Work is remote but candidates must be local to one of the following markets: Denver, CO; New York, NY; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; San Diego, CA

Our client's VR Ecosystems UX Research team is designing the future; this requires us to deeply understand the needs and behaviors of our consumers by conducting research across the full product lifecycle. We use a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods to accomplish our goals, including surveys, focus groups, field studies, usability tests, and 1:1 interviews. We value a diverse range of perspectives and stem from many different backgrounds.

We’re looking for excellent communicators, who are comfortable doing research in a fast-moving environment, open-minded about learning new research methods, committed to high-quality and rigorous research, and focused on influencing the future of the metaverse.

Job Responsibilities:
- Ability to work independently and autonomously
- Collaborate closely with other researchers, designers, product managers & engineers to identify, define and deliver meaningful products into the world
- Lead various research studies throughout all the phases of the product development cycle using a variety of methods
- Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways
- Contribute to product strategy, execution and go-to-market plans
- Manage research vendors to help augment the work of the research team

Minimum Qualifications:
- BA/BS in a relevant field with 5+ years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree in related field and 2+ years’ relevant experience, or PhD in related field and 1+ year relevant experience
- Relevant experience within user experience, applied research setting and/or product research and development
- Experience conducting In-Depth Interviews, Focus Groups, Concept Testing, and Usability Testing
- Experience with data and utilizing numbers to define and support hypotheses
- Experience with storytelling to get traction with various audiences

Preferred Qualifications:
MA/MS or PhD in a human behavior related field, such as Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Psychology, Sociology, Information Science, Media Studies, Computer Science, or Economics

Client Description:

Based in Menlo Park, California, this top social media company builds technologies that help people connect. Their mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.

With a culture of constantly iterating, solving problems and working together to connect people all over the world, it’s important that their workforce reflects the diversity of the people they serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and points of view helps make better decisions, build better products and create better experiences for everyone.

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

  • Have a hand in developing products that empower more than 3 billion people around the world to share ideas, offer support and make a difference

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

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.