UI Design Researcher

  • location: Mountain View, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $70 - $73 per hour
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UI Design Researcher

job summary:
  • Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of how users experience cloud.google.com.
  • Collect and analyze user behavior throughout the product development lifecycle, including foundational, evaluative, summative, and usability research methods.
  • Work with designers, product managers, engineers, and research managers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research.
  • Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and oral presentations.
 
location: Mountain View, California
job type: Contract
salary: $70 - 73 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of how users experience cloud.google.com.
  • Collect and analyze user behavior throughout the product development lifecycle, including foundational, evaluative, summative, and usability research methods.
  • Work with designers, product managers, engineers, and research managers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research.
  • Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and oral presentations.
 
qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in Anthropology, Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science or other related fields or equivalent practical experience.
  • At least 4 years of work experience in market research, design research, UX research or other related fields.
  • At least 4 years of experience conducting semi-structured interviews, contextual field visits, and usability studies either live or remote, among other research methods (e.g. Userzoom or usertesting.com).
  • Experience designing research plans for a wide range of teams, projects and end goals.
 
skills: Preferred Skills

  • Research experience in digital products.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience, including experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices.
  • Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase.
  • Experience with a wide range of methods including usability, surveys, remote moderated and unmoderated studies, in-depth interviews, ethnographic fieldwork, and expert reviews.
  • Good working knowledge of quantitative research and the principles of experiment design.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills.

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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