UX Researcher - WFH during Covid-19

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 1 Year
Status Freelance
Rate $86/hr-$106/hr (DOE)
Our social media giant client seeks a UX Researcher to join their team in this 1 year freelance role!

This role will be WFH until January 2022 then will require you to be onsite in Menlo Park. Proof of vaccination will be required starting November 1, 2021 to come onsite to the client’s office location.

The UX Researcher will be responsible for the following:
- Plan and execute rigorous end-to-end custom primary research using the right methodology (esp. qualitative methods), and partner with Data Science to distil data-informed UX recommendations.
- Work closely with cross-functional partners (Product Management, Product Design, Engineering) and other researchers in refining research approaches and making insights-based product recommendations.
- Deliver actionable research insights that make our product experiences measurably better.
- Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways to a broad and diverse audience, and across organisational boundaries.

The ideal UX Researcher should possess the following:
- 3+ yrs of experience conducting qualitative user experience research in a corporate environment, including concept-testing, usability, interviews, diary studies, contextual inquiry/observations, ethnography.
- Experience with remote and in-person research.
- Strong influencing skills with experience conveying research findings and implications to diverse audiences (incl. diverse functions, seniority, and through different research artefacts).
- Impeccable research rigour and ability to deliver polished outputs in speech and writing.
- Analytical, project management, and problem-solving experience.
- Experience with autonomy and independent execution. Ability to see projects through.

Preferred requirements:
- Experience working in-house in an at-least a medium-sized company (10k employees).
- Enthusiasm for and experience in working on internal tools and enterprise software.
- Working with backend corporate functions (e.g., Finance, HR, Compliance, IT backend).
- Some experience working in management consulting or other roles that are about analysing and improving organisational setups

Creative Circle is focused on protecting the health and safety of our candidates, clients, and communities. Details of our job descriptions are always subject to change, e.g., on-site vs off-site. We follow the guidance of the CDC, WHO, CPHA, and government officials. If you have questions about a specific job posting, please contact us. Be well and stay well. - Creative Circle.

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About Creative Circle
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