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User Experience Researcher - NYC

Zenith Talent Corporation for a Search Engine Company
New York, New York, United States
November 08, 2016

Job Details

Job Title : User Experience Researcher

Location : New York,NY, 10011

Duration : 03 Months

Contract Type : W2

Job Description:

User Experience Researcher

We follow a simple but vital premise in the User Experience group: "Focus on the user and all else will follow." We're passionately interested in our users and strive to learn everything we can about their goals and needs, attitudes and emotions to help define the products and experiences we create. The User Experience team is a critical driving force behind gathering these insights and then using them to inspire and inform design. We are a multi-disciplinary team of designers and researchers who collaborate closely with each other and with Engineering and Product Management to create innovative, and usable, products that people love to use.

The role: User Experience Researcher

As a User Experience Researcher, you'll have the opportunity to support our research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products. We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication skills, are diligent and detail-oriented.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

- Independently conduct qualitative user research: lab and remote usability sessions, user interviews and other qualitative methods

- Lead user research preparation activities

- Analyzing and interpreting both qualitative and quantitative data

Additional responsibilities

- Drafting findings, recommendations, and reports based on user research

- Administering questionnaires and surveys


- BS/BA Degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, or other field emphasizing human behavior

- Minimum 3 years experience in conducting user research in a product environment

- Detail oriented and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks

- Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects

- Strong oral and written communication skills

- Flexible to work hours (regular business hours + some evenings and weekends)

Nice to have

- Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools.