Position UX Research Assistant - Sunnyvale via Company Shuttle!
Location South Bay
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 6+ Months
Status Freelance (40 hours a week)
Rate Up to $46/hr
One of the Bay Area's best-known search engine giants is seeking a UX Research Assistant to assist their team.

Top Responsibilities:
-Work closely with research, design and product management to understand needs for research and develop detailed research plans
-Execute usability studies either in UX labs or remotely, analyze data and create reports.
-Design and conduct in lab user research studies (iterative and usability)

Ideal Qualifications:
-M.A./M.S. in Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior, research or related program
-1-2 years of relevant work/academic experience, including experience integrating user research into design and product development lifecycle
-Proficiency with several user research methodologies (quantitative and qualitative) and strong analytical skills
-Demonstration of a strong understanding and application of user experience design principles and best practices
-Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, with a specific understanding of iterative design and usability testing skills
-Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills
-Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects
-Ability to meet deadlines and deliver high-quality work on schedule
-Eager to develop professionally

Nice to have Skills (not required):
-Technical aptitude and familiarity with the API and developer space
-Experience/interest in developing user journey workflows
-Familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred
-Detail-oriented and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks
-Strong oral and written communication skills
-Previous work creating screeners and research plans for external recruiters is a plus
-Knowledge in interface design and ability to collaborate with different stakeholder teams such as Eng and PM
-Leadership, communication and organizational skills

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

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