11 days old

User Experience Research Assistant

San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Job Code
    580526
  • Payrate
    $37 To $45

Overview:


We follow a simple but vital premise in the User Experience group: "Focus on the user and all else will follow." We're passionately interested in our users and strive to learn everything we can about their goals and needs, attitudes and emotions to help define the products and experiences we create. The User Experience team is a critical driving force behind gathering these insights and then using them to inspire and inform design. We are a multi-disciplinary team of interaction designers, visual designers, user researchers, 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.


The role: User Experience Research Assistant


As a Research Assistant, 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 fairly independently.


Top Responsibilities:


1. Assisting with user testing preparation activities.


2. Observing/running usability testing sessions, and taking notes.


3. Analyzing and interpreting both qualitative and quantitative data.


Required Qualifications:


- M.A./M.S. (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior


- 1-2 years of experience as Research Assistant


- Experience or background conducting mobile research


- Experience and with statistics and experimental design


- Interest in general research and/or user research methods


- Detailed oriented and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks


- Strong oral and written communication skills


- Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects


Nice to haves:


- PhD (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior


- 3+ years of experience as a Research Assistant or User Researcher


- Quantitative and statistical analysis skills

Categories

  • Information Technology

Randstad utilizes a technology-driven focus with a human touch to provide better staffing and business solutions to organizations around the world. Our team of experts match professionals with available career opportunities in a variety of fields.

Featured Jobs

Career News

Share this job:

User Experience Research Assistant

Randstad Technologies
San Francisco, CA 94105

Share this job

User Experience Research Assistant

Randstad Technologies
San Francisco, CA
US

Separate email addresses with commas

Enter valid email address for sender.

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast