UX Researcher

Location New York, NY
Starts Within 2+ weeks
Duration 12+ Months
Status Freelance (40 hours a week)
Rate $52/hr. - $61/hr. (DOE)
Our client is the largest search engine giant, and they are currently seeking a UX Researcher to join their team.

The Team:
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 Project:
We are creating a next-generation design system that will meet the demands of a multi-device world through UX guidelines, engineered UI components, and dynamic assets like fonts and iconsall of which are easy to find, adapt, and distribute through shared tooling and infrastructure. Our system will elevate innovation, cohere brand expression, accelerate engineering efficiency, and ultimately deliver beautiful design.

Your Role:
As part of the Material Design research team, the UX Researcher will be responsible for conducting original research to improve the usability and accessibility of the Material Design system.

*Please note that the UX Researcher will be working with vision impaired participants*

Top Responsibilities for the UX Researcher:
-Conduct qualitative user research, primarily usability sessions.
-User study moderation.
-Administer questionnaires and surveys.
-Literature reviews.
-Liaise with participant recruiting teams and participant onboarding.
-Note taking and data capture.
-Qualitative data analysis/synthesis.
-Draft findings, recommendations, and reports based on user research.
-Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written and oral presentations.

Qualifications (Please highlight when replying):
-MS/PhD in design, engineering, HCI, Psychology, or a related field.
-Demonstrated experience conducting accessibility research; deeply understanding the needs of people in accessibility populations (e.g., research with participants with low vision, motor or cognitive disabilities).
- 5 years experience of demonstrable impact on digital products.
-Demonstrated experience conducting usability studies and interviews.
-Demonstrated experience executing and analyzing qualitative data in an industry setting.
-Communication you must have excellent skills translating research results into actionable guidance.
-You should be comfortable completing a research project with minimal supervision


Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Courtney.Payne@jobalert.creativecircle.com

About Creative Circle
Creative Circle is a recruiting agency, and we proudly match professionals with companies looking for talented team members. The above listing is for a role with one of our clients. Our connections at top companies get your resume in front of the right people and access to amazing positions that aren't posted anywhere else. If you’re a good fit for this role (or another we're currently working on), a local recruiter will reach out to schedule a screening interview. We present only the top candidates to our clients.

For Creative Circle to represent you for this opportunity, you must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship for a non-immigrant visa.