- Daily Responsibilities: This Research PM will be helping lead a program that allows Microsoft Engineers, Designers, PMs, etc. can interact directly with users to gain useful insights for their products. The PM will be running the backend of the project (recruiting participants for the event, scheduling/invitations, creating the event on the website, etc.) Although the manager wants someone who's a User Researcher first, this person needs great PM skills.
- Tools/Technologies used: MS Office (word, ppt, outlook), Teams, usertesting.com, SharePoint, and ADO
- Selling Pts: High visibility project across Microsoft, 18 month project, ability to have ownership over a project. Opportunity for a UX Researcher to bridge into Program Management
- A bachelor's degree in a user-research related field.
- Need to have owned user research projects on their own in the professional setting. Even if this is an internship or first job out of school. Can't have someone that's only done group work.
- Great organization/planning skills (capable of running the back-end of a large user research project).
- Independent worker. Someone that can quickly learn the tools that they use on Kara's team and then hit the ground running.
- Energetic (can present to a large group of people)
- Masters Degree in User-Research related field.
- Some program management experience (but open to someone who has only done user research)
- Exposure to tools like usertesting.com and SharePoint (not required)
location: Redmond, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $25 - 35 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
- Experience level: Entry Level
- Minimum 1 year of experience
- Education: Bachelors
- researcher (2 years of experience is required)
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