Human Factors Researcher - Mt. View via Company Shuttle! - Peninsula Area

Starts Ready to hire
Duration 5+ Months
Status Freelance (40 hours a week)
Rate $31/hr. - $37/hr. (DOE)
The Bay Area's best-known search engine giant is seeking a Human Factors Researcher to assist their team.

Top Responsibilities:
-Execute study plans for Human Factors & ergonomics/UX/UI/usability studies, Out Of the Box Experience (OOBE) studies and early exploration contextual studies in the field.
-Prepare user testing activities (ex. create screener, recruit participants, lab setup, coordinate support materials, etc.).
-Run user research sessions in the lab and field.
-Convey findings and formulate recommendations clearly utilizing critical thinking.
-Establish rapport with stakeholders, understand their requests and present research findings that address their questions.

Ideal Qualifications:
-B.S. in Human Factors (preferred), Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, Engineering, Cognitive or Experimental Psych or other fields involving experimental design (I.D, M.E. or E.E) or extensive work experience have potential for consideration.
-Minimum 2 years of experience in a UX research role.
-Experience converting research findings into actionable insights for product design.
-Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product development phase.

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

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