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UX Research Assistant

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User Experience Research Assistant needed!
They follow a simple but vital premise in the User Experience group at this top tech company: "Focus on the user and all else will follow. We're ardently interested in our users and strive to learn everything we can about their behaviors, attitudes and emotions to help define the products and experiences we create. The User Experience team is a critical driving force behind gathering these insights and then using them to inspire and inform design."

This is a multi-disciplinary team of interaction designers, visual designers, user researchers, copywriters and Web developers who collaborate closely with each other and with engineering and product management to create innovative, usable, great-looking products that people love to use.

The role: User Experience Research Assistant
As a Research Assistant, you'll have the opportunity to support our 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:
-Partner with designers, product managers, engineers, and research managers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
-User testing preparation activities (e.g. recruiting participants or other special user types of user research studies, lab setup, study planning, etc).
-Collect and analyze user behavior through lab studies, field studies, benchmark studies and surveys. Analyze and interpret both qualitative and quantitative data.
-Evangelize research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and oral presentations.

Minimum Qualifications:
-M.A./M.S./Ph.D (in progress or completed) in Human factors, cognitive science, HCI/Computer Science, psychology or other field emphasizing human behavior.
-Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase.
-Experience with statistics and experimental design
-Proven track record in conducting user research that has impacted product design
-Complete confidence conducting full lifecycle research projects, including lab studies
-Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaborative skills.
-Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects and be flexibly by adapting to changing schedules and different projects.

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