7 days old
2018-04-132018-05-11
  • Job Code
    614447
  • Payrate
    $75 To $81

At Corp Eng we make Google work for Googlers. By building and implementing innovative products, we inspire and enable Googlers to be successful every day. As the company grows in scale and complexity, Corp Eng ensures we remain true to our scrappy, innovation-centered culture.


UX Researchers strive to learn what they need and want from our products and services. As a UX Researcher, You conduct independent research, analyze real user behavior and work with User Interface Designers, Product Manager and Engineers to improve our product features and develop new ones. Your work spans across all of Google's products, and you are encouraged to identify new opportunities for user experience improvements. We strive to connect users to the magic of our products, and your job is to make that connection intuitive and accessible.


Responsibilities


Contribute to and conduct top-quality research activities including lab studies, surveys, design sprints, literature reviews, field research, and other forms of domain, formative, and evaluative research.


Collect and analyze user behavior through lab studies, online experiments (A/B testing), benchmark studies, lab studies, analytics, and surveys.


Work with designers, product managers, engineers to prioritize research opportunities 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.


Minimum qualifications


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


3 years of work experience in an applied research setting.


Preferred qualifications


3-5 years of relevant work experience, including experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices.


Excellent working knowledge of statistics and the principles of experimental design.


Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase.


Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills.

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