UX Researcher

Employer
Apex Systems
Location
Burlingame, California
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Closes
Jun 15, 2021
Ref
2208559189
Position Type
UX / Design Researcher
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Nonprofit
UX Researcher IV

Apex systems the 2nd largest staffing firm in the nation is currently seeking a UX Researcher to join our client's team. This position is located in the Burlingame, CA, and is a great opportunity to advance your technical career with an industry leader!

Please send all qualified resumes to Joe Measell (Network/Infrastructure Recruiter) at jmeasell@apexsystems.com

Key Details of the UX Researcher IV:

Location: Burlingame, CA

Duration: 5 months (Extendible to 24 months based on performance)

Core Functions: Research

Technologies: HCI, UX Research

Additional: As a Contractor, you'll receive weekly pay, PTO, healthcare benefits, 401K program, ESPP (employee stock purchase program), virtual training program, access to technical training license with cert boot camps for 120+ IT certifications, and more

DUTIES

On our client's team, they are inventing the future. They are looking for a motivated UX researcher with excellent communication and people skills. Strong candidates will demonstrate a rigorous approach to UX research methods as well as have experience shipping consumer software. You will work with fellow UX researchers as well as multi-disciplinary hardware and software teams to push the boundaries of what is possible in the consumer product space.

You will be the lead for our client's Portal Rolling Research program, handling all aspects of the program and its research for cross-functional teams across our client's portal. You will plan and conduct studies and deliver research insights bi-weekly.

Ultimately, your expertise and ingenuity in research must do more than just contribute to knowledge - you must also be skilled at driving measurable positive impact on the product and user experience.

SKILLS

  • Must be an adept mixed methods researcher, expert at the wide variety of qualitative and quantitative product research methods.
  • Able to drive impact through a range of research approaches and tools
  • Able to work closely with other UX researchers to help design research plans and specific studies, as well as communicate findings with stakeholders and drive impact of the work.
  • Able to work independently executing research, including data collection, data analysis, reporting, shareouts, and knowledge consolidation.
  • Able to manage all aspects of stakeholder management adeptly, including assessing research requests, setting expectations, and ensuring product impact from the research.
  • Able to work with partner teams (human factors, perceptual science, industrial design) to ensure our research accounts for their needs and creates a complete picture of the user experience.
  • Able to shape and execute all aspects of a rigorous, prolific and effective research program.


EDUCATION

  • MA/MS or MBA
  • 5+ years of experience in product UX research
  • Experience in all phases of the product lifecycle
  • Passion for consumer technology


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Advanced degree in in Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Human Factors, or a related field

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