User Experience Researcher

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My client, a leading, global, professional services firm, is currently looking for a UX Researcher to join their team on an initial three month contract basis, with the opportunity for extension from there. This team in particular focuses on insurance software, and they are looking for someone who can drive and execute user research plans for a new product they are launching.

If you have an insatiable curiosity for qualitative and quantitative observations and can create research plans to find both. You are a self-starter and can seamlessly work in a distributed team environment. You can communicate the value of user research to business, design and technology experts in your sleep. You can flawlessly deliver research reports that provide clear direction to product teams. You proactively share ideas and can harness them into improved processes and higher quality user insight.

Responsibilities:

Planning and executing all stages of user research, including recruiting, moderation, analysis, and presentation
Creating and maintaining research project schedules, and advising teams on research projects
Communicating clear and precise feedback to a wide variety of audiences
Creating all research documentation from plan, schedule, guides and reports
Communicating results to Product Management, Engineering and Leadership

Bachelor's Degree required - preferably in Psychology, Sociology, Human Computer Interaction, or related field
Minimum 3 years work experience as a User Researcher role at a software company
Minimum 1 years work experience planning and coordinating complex research studies
Minimum 1 year experience with a variety of user research methods, such as usability testing, focus groups, surveys, contextual inquiries, and remote user research
Proficient in qualitative and quantitative analysis
Have a portfolio of your recent research work