Our client, a major social network company in Menlo Park, is looking for a new UX Researcher
For this position, they are looking for a range from qualitative specialists to methodological generalists, with broad skills in qualitative and design research methods and an understanding of quantitative concepts. The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, passionate about social computing, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting the design of the Client's product.
Responsibilities: Work closely with product teams to identify research topics; Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes; Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs; Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and a subset of quantitative methods, such as surveys; Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering and marketing; Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways
Passionate about technology;Experience with recruiting for technical roles preferred; Patient, communicative, team player that is detail oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills; Experience partnering with managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process; Technical and industry knowledge with the ability to understand relevant tech skills, target companies, engineering schools, conferences, and scholarship programs; Experience with managing nuanced programs; Willingness to work flexible hours as needed Ability to travel during peak recruiting cycles
BA/BS degree in marketing, or a human behavior related field (HCI, Psychology, Social Science, Information Science, etc.) MA / PhD preferred. 3+ years experience in applied product research
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Keywords/required: detail oriented, team player, UX, enthnography
keywords additional: HCI (human computer interaction), HP-US, marketing, product design, product management, quantitative, UI, UI Design, Unix, Usability, web UI