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UX Research Associate
Ref No.: 22-10211
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/01/2022 to 07/31/2023
Our client, the world's leading search engine and technology company, is seeking a UX Research Associate. This is a 12 month + contract position located in Mountain View, CA.

Description:
  • We are a new team in client focused on incubating early-stage AI/Client products in direct support of client's core mission.
  • We exist to help the company Client and create more new things.
  • We are looking to hire a UX Research Assistant (UXRA) for a 12-month contract from August 2022.
  • This position will primarily focus on user research for the AI Test Kitchen, a new app where people can experience and give feedback on some of client's latest AI technologies.
  • You will work in close partnership with our UX team and with cross-functional team members from engineering, PM, and more.
  • Day to day activities will include supporting our UX research program in the collection and analysis of user data and insights for foundational and evaluative research.
  • The position can be based in Seattle, WA or Bay Area, CA.
  • Expectation is 3 days/week in-office, the other 2 days' work from anywhere. You may also be occasionally asked to conduct research in other places, and you will collaborate with team members in the Bay Area CA, Seattle, New York, Boulder, and other locations.

Responsibilities:
  • Conduct foundational research and literature reviews to examine assumptions and Client the groundwork for new products.
  • Plan, observe, and moderate concept testing sessions, interviews, and diary studies.
  • Coordinate user study logistics (collaborate with participant recruiters, schedule interviews and lab sessions, distribute incentives).
  • Analyze and interpret both qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Synthesize insights and create research reports.
  • Communicate findings and recommendations to stakeholders.

Requirements:
  • B.A./B.S. (completed) or M. A/M.S./M.Eds. /Ph.D. in Human Factors, HCI, Design, Product Development, Psychology, Anthropology, Linguistics, Computer Science, Social Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Experience with a range of qualitative research methods and analysis techniques.
  • Ability to translate research findings into actionable, persuasive insights for the product team.
  • Experience crafting and communicating research findings through appropriate means.
  • Detail-oriented; ability to work independently on a variety of tasks.
  • Gets things done: Ability to meet deadlines and deliver high-quality work on schedule.
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp).

Desired:
  • Graduate degree in Human Factors, HCI, Design, Product Development, Psychology, Computer Science, Anthropology, Linguistics, Social Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior.
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience, including integrating user research into product designe.g., in applied industry or in an innovation/design/product development consultancy; particularly relevant prior job titles include UX Researcher or Design Researcher, User-centered Design Strategist, User-centered Product Innovator, Design consultant.
  • Prior experience as a contractor at client is helpful.

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 "