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We are looking for a Research Operation Specialist who will play a key role in supporting various product design research activities and identifying areas for enhancement and efficiency gains. 

*This is a contract opportunity and it is a remote role.

Would you like to…

  • The Research Operations Specialist plays a key role in supporting various product design research activities and identifying areas for enhancement and efficiency gains. As a Research Operations Specialist your role in research is to figure out the processes, programs, and tools needed for successful studies and to comply with internal policies that ensure compliant use of data.  
  • You will support a team of qualitative and quantitative researchers by facilitating research and the tools and technology needed for researchers to run projects. Collaborate with Research Operations and the Research Team to improve and standardize processes, contribute to the overall effectiveness of the larger research team, allowing researchers and staff to focus on advancing their work. Harness your attention to detail and understanding of research administration processes to drive administrative functions and operational efficiencies, such as centralizing communication and processes, organizing and maintaining records, to provide better visibility into research projects. 
  • Engage, partner, and collaborate with research team members and leadership to proactively identify opportunities to leverage programming to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and impact of our team. 
  • Communicate team goals and strategy; Design and launch programs that reduce process friction and enhance researcher impact and satisfaction. 
  • Define and manage strategic initiatives that improve team efficiency and impact, establishing operational systems and outcomes. 
  • Contribute to overall research operations infrastructure, updating processes and tools and initiating improvements where needed. 
  • Proactively manage expectations: define clear program roadmaps, provide frequent program updates, identify and communicate risks and adjustments, and ensure commitments are delivered. 
  • Support research planning and collaborate with product teams by helping track, align and forecast UX Research needs. 
  • Support knowledge management by helping centralize, document, and maintain internal processes and resources, tracking of research sessions, etc. 

We would like you to have…

  • 4+ years of relevant professional experience working with UX researchers, product designers, technical program managers, and/or content strategists in a UX or product design research setting with an understanding of the research process.  
  • 2+ years’ experience within a product design or research team in a design, research, administrative, operations and/or project/program management role.
  • 3+ years’ experience designing and developing operations infrastructure, processes, tools, and iterative functions. 
  • 1+ years’ experience developing process automation utilizing D365, PowerApps/PowerPlatform suite of tools. 
  • A well-organized self-starter with a keen eye for detail and the ability to prioritize multiple projects with different stakeholders, as well as the ability to work autonomously in a dynamic, fast-paced environment that requires independent time management, task prioritization, flexibility, and experience identifying problems and proactively working towards solutions. 
  • Communication skills for interacting with and influencing researchers, cross functional stakeholders, management, and external partners, adapting communication style to suit different audiences. 
  • Experience leveraging data to inform decisions and drive change. 
  • Track record of operating independently and taking initiative, embracing ambiguity, demonstrating creativity, being detail-oriented, and delivering results in an organized manner. 
  • [Nice to have] Experience with UX research tools (e.g., Qualtrics, UserTesting, Dscout). 

Would you like to work for an organization that…

  • Embraces work-life balance – our employees’ well-being remains a top priority for us
  • Promotes a culture of learning and advocacy across the globe - diversity will enable us to strengthen our impact
  • Offers a comprehensive benefits package effective Day 1. Options include health, vision, & dental insurance, FSAs, discounts on pet insurance, PTO, paid holidays, and more
  • Encourages innovation and experimentation
  • Emphasizes and rewards collaboration
  • Works remotely. We continue to safeguard the health of our employees so our interviewing and on-boarding process will remain virtual until further notice

Compensation Range: $45 - $50/hr. 

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Check us out at https://www.designit.com/. Just so you know, we don’t have a dress code, but we do have a strict no jerk policy. 

Designit is committed to ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to be considered for employment. Please let us know if you need any reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process.

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