7 days old
2018-01-112018-02-08

Research Associate

Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Job Code
    595591
  • Payrate
    $41 To $60

Project Overview:


As a Research Associate, you'll have the opportunity to support our research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products. We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication skills, are diligent, detail-oriented, and can work independently.


Overall Responsibilities:


Analyze and interpreting both qualitative and basic quantitative data


Create findings and recommendation reports from research for stakeholders


Work with Designers, Product Managers, Engineers, and other UX researchers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.


Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:


Conduct research on multiple aspects of products and experiences.


Collect and analyze user behavior through lab studies, field visits, surveys, benchmark studies, etc.


Conduct desk research including, literature reviews, competitive reviews, and some general market research.


Required Skills:


M.A./M.S./PhD. in Human Factors, Technical Communication, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior


Detail oriented and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks


Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills


Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects, and adapt to changing schedules and priorities


Demonstrated understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process


Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic data tools (spss, excel, etc.)


Nice to Have Skills/Not Required:


1 year research experience (internship applies)

Categories

  • Information Technology

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