Researcher III

  • location: Seattle, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $35 - $59 per hour

job description

Researcher III

job summary:
Requirements: strong understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase. Excellent leadership, communication and collaborative skills. Self starter, good time management skills, and has the ability to operate in a very fast-paced environment. A deep desire to apply human-centered design toward emerging technologies.

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

  • BA/BS degree in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Human Factors, Psychology, Sociology, or a related field or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-5 years of experience with product research, designing and executing research projects from end-to-end
  • Demonstrated track record of conducting semi-structured interviews, concept testing, usability studies
  • In-person and remote research experience (e.g. Userzoom or usertesting.com)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects
Desired

  • MS degree in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) or a related field
  • Statistical analysis and/or survey design experience
  • Proficient in doing secondary research such as literature review, competitive analysis
  • Experience working in AR, VR field
  • Experience working on spatial navigation topics
  • Demonstrated track record of influencing stakeholders or driving product development
 
location: Seattle, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $35 - 59 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of how users engage with novel map products and experience, using UX research methods including but not limited to: semi-structured interviews, concept testing, usability studies, cognitive walkthroughs, benchmarks, literature review, survey.
  • 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. Evangelize research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and oral presentations.
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level:
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Research & Development

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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