Qualitative UX Researcher

Location Menlo Park, CA
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 6 Months
Status Freelance
Rate $65-$70/hr (DOE)
Our social media giant client seeks a Qualitative UX Researcher to join their team in this 6 month freelance role!

This role will require you to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and onsite in Menlo Park.

The Qualitative UX Researcher will be responsible for the following:
- Design and execute custom research to identify user, creator, and advertiser perceptions of ads within creator content
- Design and conduct qualitative studies such as usability sessions, concept testing, in-depth interviews, and diary studies for existing and future products
- Ability to clearly synthesize and triangulate across previous research to build informative literature reviews
- Advocate for the needs of our users across all levels of the organization
- Synthesize and communicate research findings to inform business decisions through rich storytelling via presentations, reports, workshops and other creative approaches
- Ability to meet team needs by working on multiple concurrent projects and delivering high quality insights in a fast-paced work environment
- Occasional need to screen and recruit participants for your own studies as well as other researchers studies

The ideal Qualitative UX Researcher should possess the following:
- 4+ years of experience in a product/user research setting
- Demonstrates strong research skills, including: research design, study management, screening/recruiting, qualitative methodologies and analysis (usability sessions, concept testing, in-depth interviews, diary studies, contextual inquiry, etc.)
- Familiarity in using online research tools ( e.g. UserTesting, UserZoom, Lookback, dscout, Optimal Workshop) and prototyping and design tools (e.g. Figma and Origami)
- Ability to meet ambitious deadlines and deliver high-quality work on schedule, including quickly turning around study plans and reports
- Ability to collaborate actively as part of a cross-functional project team
- Must be comfortable working in ambiguous problem spaces

Preferred Qualifications:
- MS or PhD degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Business, Social Science or a related field
- 6+ years of relevant experience in a product/user research setting
- Experience in turning insights into large strategic product initiatives that can tough multiple product areas or teams
- Experience conducting research, analyses, or marketing within the social media, ads, or creator space is a plus

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.


Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Billy.Carter@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.