Research Assistant II

Employer
Randstad US
Location
Seattle, Washington
Closing date
Dec 4, 2021

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Position Type
Research Scientist / Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Business
Research Assistant II
job details:
- location:Seattle, WA
- salary:$15 - $28 per hour
- date posted:Monday, November 22, 2021
- job type:Contract
- industry:Information
- reference:886848
job description
Research Assistant II
job summary:
Overall Responsibilities:
Day to day activities will include supporting UX researchers in the collection and analysis of user data for foundational and evaluative research.
While initially you will work fully remote, once our offices reopen (planned for January 2022) the expectation will be 3 days/week in person. You may also be occasionally asked to conduct research in other places, and you'll collaborate with team members in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Atlanta, and London.
Skill/Experience/Education
Mandatory Skills/Qualifications:
Education: B.A./B.S. (completed) or M.A/M.S./M.Des./Ph.D. in Human Factors, HCI, Design, Product Development, Psychology, Anthropology, Linguistics, Computer Science, Social Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills.
Total years experience in what industry, discipline or responsibility : 4+ years of relevant work experience, including integrating user research into product design-e.g., in applied industry or in an innovation/design/product development consultancy (e.g., IDEO, Fjord, frog); particularly relevant prior job titles include UX Researcher or Design Researcher.
Skills or processes candidates must have to be considered for role :
-Experience with a range of qualitative research methods and analysis techniques.
-Ability to translate research findings into actionable, persuasive insights for the product team.
-Experience crafting and communicating research findings through appropriate means Detail-oriented; ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks.
-Ability to meet deadlines and deliver high-quality work on schedule.
Specific Tools or Applications experience: Google Sheets or Microsoft Excel. Experience with SPSS and other statistics packages preferred/nice to have.
Certification or license: N/a
Desired
Non-Essential Skills/Qualifications:
Graduate degree in Human Factors, HCI, Design, Product Development, Psychology, Computer Science, Anthropology, Linguistics, Social Science, or other fields emphasizing human behavior.
User-centered Design Strategist.
User-centered Product Innovator.
Design consultant Experience conducting UX research cross-culturally and/or in emerging markets.
Prior experience as a contractor at Google is helpful.
location: Seattle, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $15 - 28 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
responsibilities:
- Conduct foundational research and literature reviews to examine assumptions and lay the groundwork for new products.
- Plan, observe, and moderate concept testing sessions, interviews, and diary studies
- Coordinate user study logistics (collaborate with participant recruiters, schedule interviews and lab sessions, distribute incentives).
- Analyze and interpret both qualitative and quantitative data.
- Synthesize insights and create research reports.
- Communicate findings and recommendations to stakeholders.
qualifications:
- Experience level:
- Education: Bachelors
skills:
- Ux
For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.
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.

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