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UX Research Associate

Randstad US
Mountain View, California
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Oct 3, 2021

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UX / Design Researcher
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UX Research Associate
job details:
- location:Mountain View, CA
- salary:$40 - $66 per hour
- date posted:Tuesday, September 21, 2021
- job type:Contract
- industry:Information
- reference:871286
job description
UX Research Associate
job summary:
Position Title: UX Research Assistant
On Project Walnut, we are dedicated to understanding the people we are designing for, uncovering their needs, and developing technologies that are beneficial to people, other species on the planet, and our ecosystems. Our goal is to make all the products and services that we design to be useful, beautiful, and sustainable. We realize that the first step in doing this is to learn everything we can about people's values, behaviours, attitudes, and emotions so that we can appropriately shape the products and experiences we create.
We are a multi-disciplinary team of designers, engineers, user researchers, and more, who collaborate closely with each other to create innovative products that will be meaningful to people whose lives they become a part of, without negatively impacting all non-humans with whom we share this planet.
Mandatory Minimum Requirements:
The following are minimum requirements for the position. B.A./B.S. (Completed) in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, Anthropology, or other related fields 2-3 years of professional (industry) experience with one or more of the following methods: usability studies, concept tests, benchmarks, diary studies, interviewing consumers (aka user interviews), field research, survey creation/analysis, in-person and remote research experience Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects.
The following are not essential requirements, but would be beneficial for the position. M.A/M.S./Ph.D. (completed) in Human Factors, Social Sciences, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Anthropology, or other field or equivalent practical experience Knowledge of survey methodology, including Qualtrics, UserTesting, nVivo, maxQDA strong knowledge of experimental design and statistical analysis Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred
location: MOUNTAIN VIEW, California
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 66 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
The research assistant will work closely with the team to:
- Help plan the entire end-to-end process of conducting user experience research
- Run user studies, collect data, and troubleshoot any issues along the way
- Work closely with the research lead to create necessary documents like study protocols, user guides and instructions, consent forms, etc.
- Analyze data from data collected; identify and share insights with cross-functional teams and partners
- Create presentations of insights and findings
- Complete qualitative data analysis/synthesis
- Assist other team members with various user research preparation activities - Literature reviews
- Experience level:
- Education: Bachelors
- Ux
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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