Usability Reseracher

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  • Job ID 33467

Job Description

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

$57.28 to $63.64 Hourly

Start Date:

01.01.2024

A user researcher designs and carries out qualitative and quantitative studies to deeply understand the user experience of our in-development products. The specialist translates these data into actionable findings that product teams use to improve the product.

Responsibilities:

  • Confidently demonstrates the ability to communicate with product team stakeholders, locally and remotely, and accurately identify critical research questions to be investigated through strong relationship management practices.
  • Confidently demonstrates the ability to consider cost, timeline, and philosophy to determine the appropriate research method to apply to an outstanding research question.
  • Designs, forecasts, and conducts user research studies, and acts as the primary communicative
  • liaison between the product team and designated FTE (full time employee) partner.
  • Establishes deadlines associated with analyses, reports, presentations, and projects, and works closely with designated FTE (full time employee) partner to ensure timely and polished delivery of responsibilities.
  • Effectively assesses when a work item needs to be directly-owned by a User Researcher, and works closely with designated FTE (full time employee) partner to delegate otherwise trainable
  • tasks to another FTE (full time employee) team member(s), based upon competency appropriateness, available staff bandwidth, and priority.

Experience:

  • General knowledge of, and working experience with, human observational research, experimental design, and questionnaire research.
  • Must have led major research projects that involved running tests and analyzing data; working in an applied research or product development environment; and, presenting results to critical audiences.
  • Must be able to work quickly and independently.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate with, and persuade, varied audiences and argue for results (both orally and in writing) is a plus.
  • A BA/BS in Psychology (cognitive, experimental, or social), HCI/HFE, or 5 years of industry experience in Human Factors, or User Research is required.

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $57.28 to $63.64 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location. Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.

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