User Experience researcher

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User Experience Researcher needed

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic User Experience (UX)
Researcher to join our growing in-house user research practice. The UX Researcher
will work closely with the Information Architecture, Creative and Product teams to
design, conduct and report on studies that will help to continue to deliver
profitable interactive products and services that put the user first.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a mid-level professional to further develop
skills in planning research studies, facilitating sessions, and reporting and
translating insights to various stakeholders within a major corporation. You will
have the opportunity to work on a variety of online and cross-media properties on
both prototypes and on live products.


Degree in Psychology, Anthropology, Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction
Design, Human Factors, Business or related discipline or equivalent experience.
Masters degree a plus.
Familiarity with a range of user research methods used to gather qualitative and
quantitative data (contextual interviews, traditional task-based usability testing,
focus groups, card sorting, survey development, secondary research analysis,
competitive analysis, etc.)
Minimum of one year experience planning, conducting, analyzing and reporting
on user testing and user studies; comfortable facilitating interviews and focus
Familiarity testing with prototypes (rough drafts and sketches, paper prototypes,
working prototypes) and live versions.
Analytical problem-solving skills, outstanding writing and presentation skills;
comfortable presenting to a group.
Experience with MORAE, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Visio, and
Axure; experience with rendering and editing video a plus.
Ability to organize and prioritize while working on multiple, simultaneous
projects of varied size and complexity.
Desire to continually stay current with technology, trends, tools and industry
standards in usability and user research.
Experience in Information Architecture, Interaction Design and/or Visual Design
a plus.
Experience with remote testing a plus.
Experience in customer-facing digital media projects a plus.