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Research Associate

Company: Aquent / Vitamin T
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Project Overview: As a Research Associate, you'll have the opportunity to support research activities in developing innovative and user-friendly products. We are looking for individuals who enjoy usability evaluation research and are excited to focus their work on the product app. The role requires in-depth knowledge of the usability methodology and experience conducting evaluation research in a fast-paced technology environment. Overall Responsibilities: Conduct qualitative research in the lab and remotely that primarily utilizes usability methodology in an iterative research and design setting Produce findings and recommendation reports from research for product teams. Work with Designers, Product Managers, Engineers, and other UX researchers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Proactively communicate and collaborate with other team members. Work independently with support from more senior research team members. Be diligent, detail-oriented and have the ability to adapt to changing schedules and priorities. Conduct usability research studies on the product app with the product team and other user experience researchers. This role is primarily usability evaluation with some qualitative interviewing and does not involve doing end to end projects. This role involves working on a range of projects short-term. Top 3 Daily Responsibilities: Conduct qualitative research in the lab and remotely that primarily utilizes usability methodology in an iterative research and design setting Produce findings and recommendation reports from research for product teams. Work with Designers, Product Managers, Engineers, and other UX researchers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. What type of Industry experience would you be interested in? General technology, software hardware experience, consumer electronics, smart home Are there any other qualifications or companies that intrigue you? Major tech companies involving in building consumer electronic products (e.g., Amazon, Samsung, Sony) What are the three most important things you would like to see in a candidate and on their resume? This could be education, years of experience, tools/applications, etc. Relevant education, years of experience, types of research methods/skils Skill/Experience/Education Mandatory - M.A./M.S./PhD. (completed) in Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, Sociology, or other fields emphasizing human behavior. -1-3 years of work experience in an applied research setting, preferably at least one year of experience conducting usability research in a technology environment on mobile app software - Proven ability to multitask and manage multiple projects?-can work independently, prioritizing time between multiple projects and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects - Experience converting research findings into actionable insights for product design - Basic working knowledge of statistics (SPSS, R, or other statistical packages) Desired Excellent observational, interpersonal, oral and written communication, and collaboration skills; ability to interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups Experience with Google Suite (e.g., slides, sheets, docs) PDN-96d3be60-9343-49d1-9eef-13ee5ed08b13

Keywords: Aquent / Vitamin T, Mountain View , Research Associate, Other , Mountain View, California

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