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UX Research Assistant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Marketing, Creative, Digital & Tech

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £29 per hour

  • Contact:

    Natasha White

  • Contact email:

    natasha@careermovesgroup.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7758 4300

  • Job ref:

    BH-39156

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-19

  • Startdate:

    2021-05-19

UX Research Assistant

Location: London

Length: 12 Months

Rate: £24.23 - £29.40 per hour

Hours: 9am – 6pm

Responsibilities:
  • Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of how users engage with novel products and experiences.
  • Collect and analyze user behaviour via quantitative methods, benchmark studies, lab studies and surveys.
  • Work with designers, product managers, engineers and research managers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research.
  • Evangelize research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and oral presentations.
Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase.
  • Excellent working knowledge of statistics and the principles of experiment design.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills.
  • The ability to operate in a very fast-paced environment. A deep desire to apply design toward expanding what's possible and improving the world.
Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory
  • BA/BS degree in Anthropology, Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science or other related fields or equivalent practical experience.
  • 2-3 years of work experience.
  • Experience in writing discussion guides/research plans, conducting semi-structured interviews, contextual field visits, in-person usability studies.
  • Training or classwork in research methodologies.
  • Detail-oriented and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks.
Des12
  • Master's degree in a related field.
  • 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices.
  • Experience in survey design (i.e.: Qualtrics).
  • Working knowledge of statistics and experimental design.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process.
  • Demonstrated passion for mobile, apps or development environments.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills.
  • Remote usability testing (e.g. Userzoom or usertesting.com)