Position UX Researcher - Onsite in Mountain View via Shuttle
Location Peninsula Area
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 6+ Months
Status Freelance
Rate $45/hr. - $53/hr. (DOE)
One of the Bay Area's best known search engine giants is seeking a UX Researcher to assist their team!

Ideal candidates will have:
-Master's or PhD in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Statistics or a related field
-Experience programming SQL and working with large data sets
-Data visualization techniques and tools
-Experience in programming computational and statistical algorithms for large data sets
-Strong communication and collaboration skills with cross-functional teams and stakeholders of varying levels

Top Responsibilities:
-Plan research: identify research gaps, distill findings from prior research, develop research plans for quantitative or mixed quantitative + qualitative research into user behaviors in the product
-Execute research: conduct statistical analyses to describe user and customer behaviors, using various slicing mechanisms; identify meaningful patterns and correlate signals to provide a coherent research insight
-Communicate research for Impact: transform research findings into recommendations for the design and product management teams; work as a team to improve research deliverables (reports, presentations, posters); use methods of research communication to deliver lasting research artifacts

Nice to Have Skills/Not Required:
-Practical experience in research communication to technical and nontechnical audiences. This could take various forms: science blogger, data journalist,
-Practical visual design experience. Our data sources are restricted, so there will be less time spent on data extraction and preprocessing, but instead on the later steps of the research process (e.g., coming up with infographics)
-Prior experience of working on enterprise products is a plus
-Prior experience of working in the advertising industry is a plus

This is an onsite freelance opportunity in Mountain View. Public Transportation accessible via company shuttle.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc223@jobalert.creativecircle.com