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UX Researcher

Company: Genesis10
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Our client, the world's leading search engine and technology company, is seeking a UX Researcher. This is a 6 month + contract position located in Mountain View, CA.

Description:
Our client follows a simple but vital premise in the User Experience group: "Focus on the user and all else will follow. "
They are passionately interested in our users and strive to learn everything they can about their goals and needs, attitudes and emotions to help define the products and experiences we create. Nested in the Hardware team, the research team is a critical driving force behind gathering these insights and using them to inspire and inform design.
They are a multi-disciplinary team of interaction designers, visual designers, user researchers, human factors designers, copywriters and web developers who collaborate closely with each other and with Engineering and Product Management to create innovative, usable, great-looking products that people love to use.

Responsibilities:
As a UX Researcher, you'll have the opportunity to support our research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products.
You will play a pivotal role in the consumer electronics product development life cycle.
You will partner with the cross-functional leads to create and run an end-to-end user experience plan consisting of: surveys, 1:1 interviews, usability studies and large focus groups / roundtables - owning the creation of materials, as well as the analysis and reporting (both quantitative and qualitative).
You'll present your findings to the Product Leads to influence the design of the product / experience.
Scoping research questions and getting alignment from cross functional team.
Planning research activities.
Designing study protocol.
Crating highlight videos/screenshots.
Analyzing and interpreting both qualitative and quantitative data.
Creating findings and recommendation reports from user studies.
Reparation activities.
Coding user research videos.
Creating highlight videos/screenshots and assisting with data analysis and report documentation.
Assisting with data collection activities requirements.
Interest in general research and/or user research methods.
Excellent observation skills.
Detailed oriented and ability to be responsive to varying needs and changing priorities.

Requirements:
M.A./M.S. in HCI, Human Factors, Ergonomics, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, Sociology, Marketing or other fields emphasizing human behavior.
5+ years of work experience in an applied research setting, preferably with hardware. M.A./M.S. in HCI, Human Factors, Ergonomics, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, Sociology, Marketing or other fields emphasizing human behavior.
5+ years of work experience in an applied research setting, preferably with hardware.
Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different quantitative and qualitative and experimental research methods, including when and how to apply them.
Proven ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects.
Can work independently, prioritizing time between multiple projects.
Experience converting research findings into actionable insights for product design.
Excellent problem-solving capabilities and analytical skills.
Excellent observational, interpersonal, oral and written communication, and collaboration skills.
Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp).

Desired:
Expertise in Human Factor research.
Expertise in large scale surveys & statistical methods.
Technical aptitude with basic graphic and video editing tools.
Strong visual storytelling skills.

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com. "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Keywords: Genesis10, Mountain View , UX Researcher, Other , Mountain View, California

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