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UX Researcher *6 month contract with possibility of extension
San Francisco, CA
The UX Researcher (Contract) works closely with vendors and internal stakeholders to propose and conduct primary user research to explore behaviors and motivations. This person will also identify the appropriate user experience research methods/activities for each project as well as deliver exciting presentations about their findings.
This individual acts as an internal resource, providing guidance on user experience research to Design, Development, Product Management and other stakeholders in order to ensure data driven informed design. This individual helps process and manage vendor workflow using various project management methods.
These activities include, but are not limited to:
Usability and task-based testing
Card sorting, surveys
Remote moderated testing
Remote unmoderated testing
Recruiting across user segments targeting specific persona(s)
3+ years of experience required
Experience in a UX role performing User research
Experience in UX design or Human Factors Engineering or Product Management or Consumer Insights is all a plus.
This position requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and experience in research related methodologies. An advanced post graduate degree is preferred.
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