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PEOPLE SCIENCE INC - Menlo Park, CA

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UX Researcher

People Science

in

Menlo Park

CA

USA

Benefits Offered

Dental, Medical

Employment Type

Contractor

This is a 3-month contract with our client, a major social media company.

Duties:

Come join a diverse and collaborative team of researchers who work directly with product design to make the best social platform for users. Our work ranges from formative to evaluative, ethnography to usability. For this position, we are looking for a mixed methods researcher, with broad skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods. This position is based in our Menlo Park, CA office. The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UX research, passionate about social computing, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting product. Responsibilities: Work closely with product teams to identify research topics. Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes. Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs. Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and a subset of quantitative methods, such as surveys. Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering and marketing. Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways.

Top Three Skills:

Experience with survey design and analysis

Comfortable working with product development stakeholders

High attention to detail

Passionate about social media and able to speak to our

technology/industry.

Patient, communicative, team player that is detail oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills. Experience partnering with team members including product management, engineering and design. Experience designing and analyzing surveys, conducting basic inferential statistics using SPSS, SAS, R, or similar, and conducting usability studies. Experience with eye tracking preferred.

Education:

BA/BS degree in marketing, or a human behavior related field (HCI, Psychology, Social Science, Information Science, etc.) MA / PhD preferred. Experience (2-5 years) in applied product research.

About

People Science

People Science's success is greatly attributed to our staff and their natural abilities, ideas and brilliance. Our clients consider us a trusted partner because of our team’s commitment to customer satisfaction and our ability to supply them with the best attainable talent.

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Ux Researcher PEOPLE SCIENCE INC - Menlo Park, CA, United States

   

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Company Profile:
From our inception in 1997, companies have relied on People Science to “break the code” of their toughest and most complicated recruiting efforts. Acknowledging the importance of taking a fresh approach when in a War for Talent, we challenge ourselves to create processes, methodology and “out of the box” recruiting ideas to bring resolution to our clients’ critical staffing goals.