Able to drive impact through a range of research approaches and tools, including literature review, qualitative methods (observation, contextual inquiry, interview), usability, & survey research.
Experience leveraging hardware prototypes and sensors to collect user data related to human perception, human performance, etc.
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 the impact of the work.
Able to work independently executing research full cycle: data collection, data analysis, reporting, share outs, and knowledge consolidation.
Able to coordinate with teammates and run multiple studies in parallel
Able to work effectively with cross-functional partners (e.g., industrial design, UX design, hardware & software engineering, product management) to ensure our research accounts for their needs and creates a complete picture of the user experience.
MA/MS or PhD in Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Human Factors, or a related field
2+ years of experience in product UX research
Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods
Experience with survey design and response effects
Experience in one or more phases of the product life cycle, from early generative research - to concept evaluation - to ship - to in-market UX research
Passion for consumer technology
Experience shipping consumer hardware and wearable technologies
Experience working with design teams
Work experience in the AR/VR space or other emerging technologies
Strong skills in qualitative research and analysis
This position is based in Seattle, WA (not a remote position)