UX Researcher

St Louis, MO; Hybrid
Job Terms:
$55-63/hr depends on experience
Start date:

Job Description:

Please note: This role must be on-site in St. Louis, MO.

Cannot support C2C

Our client, a large Fortune 50 organization, is seeking a UX Researcher to join the Experience team. In this Consultant role, you will apply experience, knowledge of social science, design, and ecommerce best practices to identify both tactical and programmatic research needs.


  • Apply experience, knowledge of social science, design, and ecommerce best practices to identify both tactical and programmatic research needs.
  • Define testable hypotheses that are relevant to the business and design approaches to address general user experience and product marketing questions.
  • Develop research plans and recruitment criteria with stakeholder input.
  • Collect research data using a broad range of methods (e.g. moderating interviews, usability, focus groups, contextual evaluations, diary studies; design and program surveys) directly, in collaboration with other research staff, or using vendors.
  • Present findings and implications (from a single study or a combination of multiple studies and/or data sources) to stakeholder audience.
  • Work closely with various stakeholders (e.g. design, content, development, and product) to produce high quality, innovative designs that leverage research insights.
  • Work with design system teams to develop reusable and functional design components.
  • Be a customer advocate, with a familiarity of competitive experiences and our client's research findings that you are able to apply toward expert evaluation of internal products and ensuring teams have a clear picture of the end user experience.
  • Investigate and socialize new technology, processes, and/or research approaches.


  • 5+ years UX research experience
  • Experience using a variety usability methods for both remote and in-person research, including: card sorting, heuristic evaluation (formal and informal), cognitive walkthroughs, participatory design/co-creation workshops
  • Ability to manage a research project from end-to-end including eliciting stakeholder goals, study design, screener development and recruiting management, test moderation, data analysis and reporting
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Ability to support multiple simultaneous projects and product teams
  • Experience conducting research in association with design systems preferred


  • BA/BS in related field required
  • Advanced degree in Cognitive Science, Statistics, Human- Psychology, Computer Science, Computer Interaction or related field preferred.

Client Description:

Since the world of work is best when it’s unequivocally human, Aquent puts people at the center of everything we do. It starts with matching the right talent to the right opportunities and building relationships that help careers and companies thrive. That’s why we’re the global leader in talent and recruiting for marketing, creative, and design. We’re in the business of big wins for everyone.

Aquent talent are eligible for a generous health-and-wellness package.

Our plan includes: Medical Insurance Aquent offers access to comprehensive In and Out of Network plans, with contributions toward monthly premiums and often with eligibility within two months of starting work. Retirement Savings Plan Aquent offers a 401(k) plan, managed by a leader in the retirement field, with employer match and  immediate vesting.

Other features:

  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Sick Time
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Professional training
  • Discounts and Perks

Successful candidates will be required to pass a drug test, background check and education/employment verification prior to starting.


The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $55-63 hourly. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.
Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.