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Senior UX Design Researcher #1878

Company:
Amarx Search, Inc.
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
Salary:
to $105 per hour on a 6+ month W-2 contract
Posted:
December 07, 2018

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Description:

Type: 6+ Month W-2 contract

Location: San Francisco, CA

Pay: to $105 per hour

Position ID: 1878

An excellent position with one of America's best banks

* Senior UX Design Researcher *

Please apply ONLY if you have 5+ years experience as a design researcher for web and software projects

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

We can ONLY consider your application if you have:

1: 5+ years of experience as a design researcher for web and software projects with some experience with UX design responsibilities

2: Deep proficiency in Invision or whatever prototyping tools you use to fuel the process of making smart research happen

3: Solid proficiency in PowerPoint

4: Must have case studies to share that demonstrate experience with research (usability, surveys, other methodologies) and example of designs created for complex experiences across web and mobile.

5: Light proficiency in some design tools such as Sketch or Photoshop

6: Ability to prioritize and manage work in a fast-paced fluid environment

7: Experience and/or familiarity with current web/mobile technologies

8: Familiarity with a variety of research methodologies and ability to apply the most appropriate one for the project's needs

9: Stellar presentation and communication skills to lead client sessions as well as share out research and analysis clearly and effectively across the organization

10: Solid understanding of web/mobile interaction design patterns

11: Strong sense for user-centered design principles, careful attention to detail, and ability to see the bigger picture

12: Expertise in collaborating with teams to understand and execute research goals

13: Experience using both quantitative and qualitative data to inform design decisions

14: Possess a strong eye for intuitive experiences

15: Experience translating research findings into design at varying levels of fidelity

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic senior design researcher with supporting design skills -- someone who can both inspire and influence innovative, practical, and relevant experiences for our clients. This person will be overhauling the digital banking web/mobile platform geared toward a wide variety of clients: start-ups and emerging tech companies all the way to corporate finance, private equity, and venture capital.

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The Senior UX Design Researcher will be partnering closely with UX design teammates, product management, subject matter experts, and business stakeholders to run idea-generation workshops, design feedback sessions, surveys, and usability studies with a focus on the end-to-end customer journey

DESIRED (not required) SKILLS:

:: Experience with both consumer and business facing experiences

:: Degree in a design or research-related field, such as Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Web Design or other concentration

Duties and Responsibilities

== Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design user studies, both formal and guerrilla

== Document trends in the research for design, product, dev, and other stakeholders

== Create regular research readouts or presentations to communicate our research trends to internal stakeholders and collaborators

== Contribute to prototype creation or concept exploration

== Write discussion guides, moderator scripts, surveys and any other research artifacts as needed

== Perform heuristic evaluations and competitive research

== Facilitate co-design sessions and other styles of brainstorms

== Be able to manage and mentor other researchers

== Take design findings to evolve designs, create Invision prototypes, create supporting design deliverables to help fuel brainstorm or design reviews

No interview, relocation or living expenses provided

Please send resume as a Microsoft Word attachment to

Amarx Search, Inc. amarx.com