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UX Researcher

Location : Alpharetta, Georgia, US
Date Posted: 2015-11-13 08:11:00

Job Title: UX Researcher

Location: Alpharetta, GA

Duration: 6 Months.


Required Skills:

·         Proficient at planning for, recruiting, designing, and moderating research activities

·         Capable to scoping research projects and determining appropriate methods

·         Experience conducting research throughout an agile development process.

·         Bachelor's or Advanced Degree in a field such as Cognitive Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Engineering Psychology, Computer Science, Technical Communication, or Information Design

·         5+ years of UX research experience and/or Usability Certification in lieu of degree.


Job Description:

·         Assumes overall responsibility for research methodologies that are leveraged and incorporated throughout the Software Development Lifecycle ensuring end-user participation in an iterative manner.

·         Follows processes and best practices of UCD and Research and contributes to the communication and establishment of UCD processes across projects.

·         Works with internal and external customers (Marketing, Service Technology, end-users and domain experts) to analyze user and business needs

·         Conducts usability tests, card sorts, surveys, focus groups, interviews, task analysis, field and crowd sourcing user research.

·         Identifies the appropriate user experience research methods/activities for each project, and is responsible for designing, planning, implementing and communicating the results of these studies to the project teams.

·         Provide input to the User Interface design of Web applications based on research findings.

·         Work collaboratively with UX team members, Development teams, Product Owners, Users, and other stakeholders as part of an agile software development process

·         Leverage User Experience research and analysis techniques to evaluate product requirements, user interface designs, and product modules or functional areas

·         Participate in the development of schedules by providing estimates regarding individual research tasks. Assist management in project tracking by providing regular, comprehensive status reports and/or project plans.

·         Acts as an internal UX Research consultant providing business and technical guidance on user experience to Development, Product Management and other stakeholders

·         A motivated thought-leader who can effectively innovate big ideas and communicate them

·         A passion for UX knowledge, mobile, social, and innovation.

Capable of working both independently and collaboratively