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UX Researcher IV

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    PR, Marketing & Digital

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £54 per hour

  • Contact:

    Natasha White

  • Contact email:

    natasha@careermovesgroup.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7758 4300

  • Job ref:

    BH-39059

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-26

  • Startdate:

    2021-04-25

UX Researcher IV

Location: London

Length: 12 moths

Rate: £48.35 - £54.71 per hour (40 hours p/w)

Hours: 9am-6pm

Duties:
We believe Augmented Reality will create a seamless combined virtual and real world, enabling people to be present, connected, and richly engaged with people, places and objects they care about.

The Spark team is building towards that future by enabling a global community of creators and developers to imagine, create and share augmented reality experiences that reach the billions of people using the family of apps and devices.

We do this through Spark AR Studio, our flagship creation software suite, and Spark AR Hub, a powerful tool for publishing, managing and tracking the performance of AR experiences across the company, Instagram and Messenger.

As a research team, we see our role as advocating for users, and arming our product teams with the insights and inspiration they need to build with confidence.

We’re looking for a talented researcher to join our Spark AR Research team to conduct research with AR creators and their clients, with the aim of supporting the long term growth of the platform and its creator ecosystem. This role focuses on Spark AR Hub, the central surface for publishing, maintaining and understanding their effects.

Skills:

  • We are looking for an experienced qualitative or mixed method researcher, with broad skills in design research methods, and a good understanding of basic quantitative methods (e.g. surveys).
  • Ideally, you’ll have a proven track record of providing insights that have helped to grow platforms.
  • You’ll be at ease working with closely with our Product Management team to develop strategies for supporting our creators.

    The right candidates will be strong communicators and relationship builders, deeply knowledgeable about growth strategies, passionate about AR/VR, and will feel excited by an autonomous position where you’ll be expected to seek out impact and ruthlessly prioritise your own workload, with guidance and support from your manager.
Education

Minimum:
  • 3+ years' experience in research for HCI, information systems or related field.
  • BA/BS degree, ideally in a human behaviour related field (HCI, Psychology, Social Science, Information Science, etc.)
  • Experience working on research for digital product innovation/

Preferred:

  • MS/PhD in communication, information science, human-computer interaction, psychology, anthropology, sociology, market research or a related field