14 days old
2018-01-082018-02-05

User Experience Researcher

Mountain View, CA 94043
  • Job Code
    594662
  • Payrate
    $49 To $56

Project Overview:


We are looking for a Research Assistant (RA) to support UX Research work on a games-related project. The RA will work closely with other researchers, gaining insights from a variety of people who play digital games.


Overall Responsibilities:


Support ongoing UX research work - by running or moderating qualitative studies, analyzing data, organizing research session logistics, writing detailed reports.


Collect and analyze user behavior through benchmark studies, lab studies, interviews, home visits and/or surveys.


Work with other researchers, designers, product managers, engineers in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.


Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research.


Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and oral presentations.


Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:


- Create participant screeners and work with our recruiting team on finding the right participants.


- Help collect and organize materials needed for studies; take notes during sessions.


- Help analyze qualitative data.


Required Skills:


- BA/BS in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Experimental Psychology, Anthropology, Information Science or related field or equivalent practical experience.


- At least one year experience conducting qualitative research; industry experience preferred.


- Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills.


- Must have experience working on video game experiences, or must be an avid gamer.


- Experience working with other researchers on qualitative data collection, analysis, and reporting.


- Organized and detail-oriented.


Nice to Have Skills:


- At least one year experience conducting research on consumer-facing experiences.


- Working knowledge of statistics (regressions, ANOVAs) and the principles of experiment design.


- Specialized knowledge / expertise in social psychology or online communities.

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  • Information Technology

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