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UX Researcher - Assistant Director

Job title: UX Researcher - Assistant Director
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Alpharetta
Discipline: Technology
Remote: Yes
Reference: 416329
Contact name: Kate Gilman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Two roles: UX Researcher  - Supervising Associate and Assistant Director

Rate: $55-70/hr

Duration: 1/3/2022-6/30/2022

Candidates MUST be able to pass a 7-year background screen (no drug).

Location: Remote, EST hours

40 hrs/week

Financial sector experience is a big plus, so be sure to highlight if you have that!

 

Job Opportunity:

• Owns the delivery of experience research activities to advise the user experience within a client or internal project with growing complexity, presenting to and collaborating with clients in said projects

• Conducts qualitative and quantitative analyses, captures and reviews insights and sees opportunities within the user interface to improve user usability and /or accessibility

• Leads aspects of research efforts into new directions and best-practice guidelines to stay up to date with usability technologies and studies

Responsibilities:

• Manages data files/records from data-gathering exercises across methods, in exercises with growing complexity

• Conducts both qualitative and quantitative analyses using methods including, but not limited to, usability testing, heuristic assessments, contextual observation, interviews, surveys and eye tracking

• Makes significant contributions to brainstorms, critiques, and other collaborative sessions with multidisciplinary teams  and performs participant recruitment through creation of screeners and scheduling

• Owns the analysis of existing data in areas such as demographics, technology, socio-economics, and the market to supervise cultural and social trends, and their impact on consumers' attitudes, behavior and perceptions, using solid knowledge to draw relevant insights

• Reviews research observations, research reports, research briefs, session footage and highlight reels and evaluates the findings and recommendations

• Provides significant input into proposals and project scopes with recommended design research approaches

• Drives adaptation and innovation efforts regarding research practices to meet team and client needs under tight timeframes, budgetary constraints or when faced with recruiting challenges

Required:

• Bachelor's degree

• 5+ years of relevant working experience

• Significant experience in either an internal or external experience research role, or similar

• Experience in conducting qualitative user experience research methods (moderated, remote, and remote unmoderated): partner interviews, user interviews, ethnographic studies, contextual inquiry, participatory design, concept testing, and usability testing

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