UX Researcher

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Location: San Francisco, California

Overview:
  • Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of how users engage with novel products and experiences.
  • Collect and analyze user behavior via quantitative methods, benchmark studies, lab studies, and surveys.
  • Work with designers, product managers, engineers, and research managers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research.
  • Evangelize research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and oral presentations.

Requirements:
  • Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase.
  • Excellent working knowledge of statistics and the principles of experiment design.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and teamwork skills.
  • The ability to operate in a very fast-paced environment.
  • A deep desire to apply design toward expanding what's possible and improving the world.


Skill/Experience/Education:
Mandatory:

  • Bachelors degree in UX, Cognitive Psychology, Design, Cognitive Science or Computer Science with electives in Human Computer Interaction and User Experience.
  • 10 Years experience in Human Computer Interaction, Qualitative User Experience Research, Quantitative User Experience Research, Usability Expert

Desired:
  • Master degree in Human Computer Interaction and/or User Experience.
  • Some experience in interaction design.
  • Interest in Fonts a plus.
  • Experience knowing about design systems and possibly fonts would be great.