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Posted: Friday, June 16, 2017 8:50 AM

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We are looking for a UX Researcher with the ability to create, organize, and fully execute usability tests/research, perform data analysis, and present findings and recommendations to stakeholders. This individual will also have the ability to design quick concepts, layouts, and wireframes using professional design software.

Job Description

Independently design, run/moderate and analyze usability studies, both online and in-person
Design, run and analyze concept validation studies with a sample of users
Research consumer behaviors and expectations
Prepare and deliver compelling presentations of findings and recommendations for improvements to stakeholders at all levels
Translate UX recommendations and data-driven decisions for feature/function concepts into visual designs such as wireframes and prototypes
Create branded wireframes, user flows, low-fidelity prototypes
Negotiate requirements and designs with product managers, designers, and developers

Research includes: one on one usability testing, contextual inquiry research, focus groups, card sorts/tree testing (information architecture), and surveys
Requirements/Desired Skills/Experience:
The ideal candidate will have:
A degree (or equivalent experience) in human computer interaction, human factors, or cognitive/experimental psychology (or related field of study)
Proficiency in design-related software (e.g., Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, etc).
At least 3-5 years of post-academic relevant research and design experience.
Candidate will have demonstrated the ability to:
Independently design, set-up, run and analyze usability studies
Plan and conduct usability testing, both in-person and online
Research, write and negotiate user/service requirements
Apply UX principles to design experiments, scale methodologies, moderate usability testing, and perform basic statistical analysis
Clearly and succinctly document study results
Develop and deliver engaging presentations of findings and recommendations for improvement
Produce design concepts (e.g., wireframes) using professional design tools to rapidly work through ideation
A personal interest in current developments in mobile and web-based applications

Education:

Advanced degree (or equivalent experience) in human computer interaction, human factors, or cognitive/experimental psychology.
Candidates selected for interview will be asked to provide samples of presentations/study reports, and design portfolio.

Job Type: Full-time
Job Location:
Austin, TX
Required experience:
Internal user research: 3 years
UX Research: 3 years

• Location: Austin, TX, Mid Cities

• Post ID: 55625143 arlington
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