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UX Research Assistant

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12 month contract on-site at client location.
Up to $36/hr DOE

As a Research Assistant for this division of this top tech company, you'll have the opportunity to support research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products. We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication skills, are diligent, detail-oriented, and can work fairly independently.

Responsibilities:
-Assistance in preparing user research activities (setting up the usability lab, helping with logistics for large research projects, etc.).
-Observing and running usability testing sessions and interviews.
-Administering questionnaires and surveys.
-Taking notes during user study sessions.
-Analyzing qualitative & quantitative data.
-Communicating findings from studies to the research lead and product teams.
-Create written and visual reports (including creating graphs, highlight videos, slide decks etc.)
-Analyzing, interpreting and summarizing existing research reports on the Kids and Tech ecosystem.

Requirements:
-B.A./B.S. (completed) or M.A/M.S./Ph.D. (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Social Sciences, HCI, Computer Science, Product Design, or other field emphasizing human behavior; or in lieu of degree, some related work experience.
-2+ years experience as a research assistant
-Detail-oriented and ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks.
-Interest in building/advancing a career in user experience research.
-Strong oral and written communication skills.
-Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects.

Preferred:
-Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred.
-Knowledge of basic statistical concepts preferred.

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