UX Researcher

  • location: Seattle, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $42 per hour

job description

UX Researcher

job summary:
Project Overview:

  • This role will drive end-to-end research studies that help the GCP marketplace governance team develop and deliver high-quality UX designs and workflows for feature sets that meet critical customer needs. In addition, this role will support the lead UXR in executing multi-phase, programmatic research that will inform the future vision and roadmap of the marketplace governance product portfolio.
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Scope and lead research studies, working with PM, Design, and Engineering as necessary to ensure research needs are understood, accounted for, and delivered by the research.
  • Compile, analyze, and synthesize research findings into actionable insights that improve either the utility or usability of needed feature sets.
  • Share results of research through reports, meetings, and workshops with PM, Design, and Engineering stakeholders, working to align team members on key insights that move the product forward.
Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, or a related field
  • 3+ years of applied research experience
  • Organized, detail oriented; ability to multitask, prioritize, and efficiently manage time
  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements, priorities, or focus areas
  • Can work independently and prioritize time across multiple projects to meet deadlines
  • Excellent observation, analysis, and synthesis skills
  • strong oral and written communication
  • Quick learner, self-directed in gaining new skills or knowledge, can do attitude
  • Interest in technology research and / or user research methods
Nice to have Skills (not required):

  • Technical understanding of cloud platforms and application development
  • Familiarity with the needs of platform/system admins, platform/system engineers, and/or cloud architects
  • Masters degree (or higher) in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
 
location: Seattle, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 42 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Drive end-to-end tactical research studies, ensuring that the product team's research needs, and ultimately customer needs, are met with useful and easy-to-use features.

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level:
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • UI/UX

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.

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