UX Researcher

Location Menlo Park, CA
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 9 Months
Status Freelance
Rate $77 - $80/hr (DOE)
Our social media giant client seeks an UX Researcher to join their team in this 9 month freelance role!

This role will require you to be onsite in Menlo Park and you must also be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, including the booster.

The UX Researcher will be responsible for the following:
- Collaborate closely with researchers, designers, PMs & engineers to identify, define and deliver meaningful social VR products and features
- Collaboratively and independently develop and execute research projects
- Lead various research studies throughout all the phases of the research cycle and contextualizing insights for stakeholders
- Work with stakeholders to influence product roadmaps and strategy based on research insights
- Manage research vendors to help augment the work of the research team
- Plan, design and conduct in-person research experiments to evaluate various hardware and software prototypes in AR/VR

The ideal UX Researcher should possess the following:
- 2 years of UX Research experience working on a shipped product, conducting formative and evaluative research
- Experience with using VR/AR/MR devices and apps is desired but not mandatory
- Strong qualitative research skills, especially with conducting in-depth interviews, moderated prototype evaluation, thematic analysis of feedback and generating clear narratives from user feedback.
- Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills and interpersonal skills.
- Strong ability to work independently and manage ones time.
- Quantitative data analysis and ability to triangulate data from quantitative and qualitative sources
- Experience with storytelling to get traction with various audience
- Experience with autonomy and decision making to balance demands and prioritization
- Strong moderating skills for conducting in-person experiments evaluating hardware and software prototypes.

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: cc317@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.