UX Research Assistant in Woodside, CA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 1/21/2020

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UX Research Assistant Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a UX Research Assistant in the Mountain View. This research assistant will have the opportunity to support our research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products. Our client is seeking individuals who have excellent communication skills, are diligent, detail-oriented, and can work fairly independently. Will include some travel between San Francisco and Mountain View. Possible off-site studies may be required.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing for and administering lab studies, user testing, questionnaires, and interviews
  • Conducting desk research, like lit reviews and competitive analyses
  • Analyzing and interpreting both qualitative and quantitative data, and creating and sharing findings/recommendation reports with stakeholders

Mandatory Skills:

  • M.A./M.S. in Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior with 3-4 years of experience OR undergrad with equivalent experience of at least 5 years in research.
  • In summary, 3-5 years working in user research in a product development setting at a technology company
  • Experience in user research methods, including lab studies and survey design, and able to articulate strengths and shortcomings, including when and how to apply them
  • Some experience doing business research, such as competitive analysis, SWOT, and industry and market research
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and yet flexible to changing schedules and different projects
  • Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects

Preferred Skills:

  • Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred
  • Previous UX Research

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.