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Sr. UX Researcher

DuPont - Johnston, IA

DuPont Pioneer is seeking a Senior UX Researcher to join our agile, fast paced work environment.  The successful candidate must be a critical thinker, creative, driven to succeed, and able to thrive within a small agile team environment.  We are looking for highly motivated individuals that want to make a meaningful difference to society by delivering superior digital solutions to the marketplace. Job Duties/Responsibilities:DuPont Pioneer would like to engage an individual with strong user research skills and aptitude to work on critical strategic projects.  We are looking for a UX Researcher to join the growing Encirca UX team and help build our research discipline.  The UX Researcher is needed to conduct generative user research to uncover pain points and identify opportunities that can feed into future value streams.  The UX Researcher will also conduct usability tests to validate concepts with end users ahead of development.  The ideal candidate will have experience with both initial discovery and concept/prototype validation research methods.DuPont is an Equal Opportunity EmployerDuPont is an e-Verify Employer*LI-AB1QualificationsEducation & Experience: Degree in Cognitive or Social Psychology, Cognitive Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors or related discipline or equivalent education and 5 years of research experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Experience & Skills: We are looking for someone who can:Immerse in the user's environment and identifying new opportunities to improve their experienceServe as an advocate for the user, helping to solve difficult user experience problems based on pain points and opportunities found in your researchSpeak to the value of user research and “sell” stakeholders on a comprehensive research plan, including recruiting, incentivizing, analysis and iteration based on analyticsCreate discussion guides and leading open-ended, contextual conversations to help generate answers to key questions and uncover new opportunities and barriersCreate, execute and manage UX research using both qualitative and quantitative research methods and analysisShow proficiency in a variety of UX research methods and tools, including contextual inquiry, ride-alongs, journey mapping, card sorting, prototyping, usability testing (remote and in-person), as well as producing outputs like personas, journey maps, affinity diagrams and research read-outs Collaborate with business stakeholders, designers and developers to realize human-centered designs based on an understanding of HCI fundamentalsEffectively articulate issues and concerns to team members and stakeholders as well as work to strategize potential solutionsDegree in Cognitive or Social Psychology, Cognitive Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors or related discipline or equivalent education Preferred Experience & Skills:Visual design and prototyping experience is a plus, but not required.Background or interest in biology or agriculture

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Sr. UX Researcher DuPont - Johnston, IA, United States


Location: Johnston, IA

Company Profile:
A World Leader in Market-Driven Innovation and Science. With expertise spanning two centuries, diverse industries and more than 90 countries, our company is uniquely positioned to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. For more than 200 years, DuPont has brought world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace through innovative products, materials and services. Our market-driven innovation introduces thousands of new products and patent applications every year, serving markets as diverse as agriculture, nutrition, electronics and communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.