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UX Research Associate
Ref No.: 20-05343
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/28/2020 to 03/27/2021
Genesis10 is currently seeking a UX Research Associate with our client in the SEO industry in their Mountain View, CA location. This is a 6 month + contract position.

Description:
  • Seeking a UX Research Associate
  • 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 interaction designers, visual designers, user researchers, copywriters and web developers who collaborate closely with each other and with Engineering and Product Management to create innovative, and usable, products that people love to use.

Responsibilities:
  • Conduct qualitative user research, primarily in-lab usability sessions
  • User study moderation
  • Administer questionnaires and surveys
  • Assist other user researchers with various user research preparation activities
  • Literature reviews
  • Lab setup & management
  • Liaise with participant recruiting teams and participant onboarding
  • Note taking and data capture
  • Highlight-video creation
  • Qualitative data analysis/synthesis
  • Basic user testing analyses
  • Draft findings, recommendations, and reports based on user research
  • Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written and oral presentations
  • Work with content at many levels (style guides, templates, analytics). Partner with Product, Program Management, UX, UXR, engineering, support operations, legal, PR, and other editorial groups to ensure content consistency and transparency

Requirements:
  • B.A./B.S. (completed) in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other related fields or in lieu of degree 4 years of relevant work experience
  • 1-3 years or experience
  • Experience with one or more of the following methods: usability studies, concept tests, benchmarks, diary studies, interviewing consumers (aka user interviews), field research, surveys
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills
  • Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects
  • Detail-oriented and ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks
  • Experience or education in research methods
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
  • Desired:
    • M.A/M.S./Ph.D. (completed) in Human Factors, Social Sciences, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science, Product Design, or another field emphasizing human behavior
    • Strong knowledge of experimental design and statistical analysis/concepts preferred
    • Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred
    • Strong oral and written communication skills

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!
About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com. "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V