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User Experience Research Assistant

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Pay up to $42 per hour on a W2

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.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
Execute on high-quality user studies from end-to-end: protocol development, scheduling and filling research sessions, data collection (emphasis here), analysis and synthesis, communication
Literature review and summary preparation
Document findings and recommendations and maintain a repository of previous work

Required Skills:
M.A/M.S./Ph.D. (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human perception and capabilities; or, in lieu of a degree, 1 year related work experience.
1+ years of practical User Experience Research experience
1+ years of Analyzing and interpreting both qualitative and quantitative data.
1+ years of Creating findings and recommendation reports from user studies.
1+ years of Creating highlight videos/screenshots.
Detail-oriented and ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks.
Knowledge of basic statistics and experimental design.
Excellent observation and note-taking skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects.
Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools.

Nice to Have Skills:
Experience with visual science and / or perceptual studies and psychophysics
Experience with Virtual Reality or other simulators
Experience studying motion and / or simulator sickness
Experience studying just-noticeable-differences in human perception

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