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Mixed Methods UX Researcher, Facebook App

Meta Platforms, Inc.
Wallingford, Washington
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Feb 15, 2022

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UX / Design Researcher
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Apply to Job Mixed Methods UX Researcher, Facebook App Apply to Job Location pin icon Seattle, WA | Remote, US Apply to Job Our UX Research team is designing for the global diversity of human needs, which requires us to deeply understand the behaviors of the people behind them. Facebook UX researchers tackle some of the most complex challenges to gain deeper insights into how people interact with each other and the world around them, and work collaboratively to contribute new ideas to products that impact the experiences of billions of people on a global scale. We employ a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods to accomplish our goals, including surveys, focus groups, field studies, usability tests, and 1:1 interviews. We value a diverse range of perspectives and stem from many different backgrounds - geographically, culturally, educationally, philosophically. We come from industry and academia, with roots in anthropology, design research, economics, HCI, human factors, market research, political science, sociology, social computing, and social psychology, among others. The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about product design, passionate about understanding people, curious about the relationship between technology and society, comfortable in a flat, fast-moving organization, excited to collaborate, open-minded about learning new skills and methods, and focused on influencing the future of Facebook. Mixed Methods UX Researcher, Facebook App Responsibilities * Work closely with product and business teams to identify research topics * Act as a thought leader in the domain of research, while advocating for the people who could use our products * Contribute to research team strategy within org * Work broadly across team to help identify trade-offs between short and long-term research goals and select right mix of projects to benefit team * Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes * Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs * Conduct research using a wide variety of methods, and interpret analysis through the lens of UX, HCI, and social science * Collaborate closely with other UX researchers to leverage and build upon knowledge * Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering and marketing * Partner with engineers, analysts, and other technical roles to create and share research * Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways * Mentor other researchers, and maintain our team's high standard of work Minimum Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in a human behavior related field, such as Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Sociology, Communication, Information science, Media studies, Computer Science, or Economics * 7+ years' relevant experience within user experience, applied research setting and/or product research and development * Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods * Experience synthesizing large-scale data in multi-method studies * Experience with survey design and response effects * Experience planning and executing complex research projects in a product group or business area, working across multiple projects simultaneously * Experience identifying, initiating, and leading projects of large scope that contribute to the greater research/product team through mentoring, culture, subject matter, or research expertise * Experience building meaningful cross-functional relationships * Experience translating research findings into strategic narratives * Effective communication skills with experience presenting to diverse audiences Preferred Qualifications * Master's degree in related field and 5+ years' relevant experience, or PhD in related field and 2+ years relevant experience Locations About Meta Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today-beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics. Meta is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to (Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $157,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits * Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)

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