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UX Researcher : 21-03463

Employer
Akraya Inc.
Location
Mountain View, California
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
UX / Design Researcher
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
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Primary Skills: UX Researcher, Quantitative , Qualitative
Duration: 6 - 12 months + (Possible Extension)
Contract Type: W2 / C2C

About the Role:

We are seeking UX Researchers to support rapid research studies for CorpEng products (OpenLabs).
This role will support the planning and execution of a variety of quick-turnaround research: usability studies, heuristic evaluations, surveys, card sorts, etc.
These Researchers will work with our UX rapid research manager and, when available, with Product UX Researchers, UX Designers, PgMs to plan and conduct the research, and to communicate the results to stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

Preparing user research activities (working with the recruiters to schedule study sessions, set up the usability lab, etc.).
Planning, observing and moderating usability testing sessions and interviews.
Administering interviews.
Taking notes during user study sessions.
Analyzing qualitative data.
Communicating findings from the study to the team.
Assistance in creating reports (including creating graphs, highlight videos, slide decks, etc.).

Requirements:

B.A./B.S. (completed) or M.A/M.S./Ph.D. (in progress or completed) in Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial Engineering, Cognitive Science, Psychology, Anthropology, Information Sciences, or a related field.
Detail-oriented and ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks.
Interest in general research and user research methods.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and adapt to changing schedules and different tasks.
Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred.
Ability to learn quickly and comfortable with multi-tasking.

To follow up with any questions, please contact Aman at 408-907-3219

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.

Akraya is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Akraya is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
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