Usability Design Researcher in Redmond, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Redmond, WA
  • Job Type:
    Computer Industry
  • Duration:
    2 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    6/22/2018
  • Job ID:
    116438
  • Pay Rate
    $45.21 - $52.11/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    425/636-4774

Job Description

DESIGN RESEARCHER ASSISTANT

We are looking for a Design Research Assistant with the ability to conduct a range of research methods impacting both product direction and detailed experience design. Working with a supervising Design Researcher and Design Research Manager, you will join a team of around 30 talented design researchers and designers whose charter is to design end-to-end experiences that are useful, usable, and desirable. In this role, you will work in a highly collaborative environment with engineering and business teams across the division to help make data driven decisions.

This is a contingent position in Redmond, WA and is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. We are among the largest staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements, and support many of the top rated Pacific Northwest companies.

Must have:

1.      Design and conduct a range of formative and iterative research methods applicable to all product stages from conception to release, including lab based usability tests, focus groups, interviews, surveys, and field research

2.      Collaborate closely with design, engineering, and business partners during all steps of research  

3.      Translate research findings into actionable recommendations and deliver them in compelling ways

RESPONSIBILITIES

-              Design and conduct a range of formative and iterative research methods applicable to all product stages from conception to release, including lab based usability tests, focus groups, interviews, surveys, and field research

-              Collaborate closely with design, engineering, and business partners during all steps of research 

-              Translate research findings into actionable recommendations and deliver them in compelling ways

-              Triangulate multiple data sources into integrated insights

-              Communicate and evangelize research results to engineering and business teams

REQUIREMENTS

-              A degree in human-computer interaction, cognitive psychology, behavioral science, or related field or equivalent experience

-              A minimum of 2 years of industry experience in user research

-              Thorough knowledge and experience of a range of UX research approaches and methodologies

-              Strong analytical and synthesis skills with a proven ability to turn research results into product insights

-              Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence a range of audiences

-              Excellent project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

-              The ability to work independently and be flexible to rapidly changing schedules and demands

-              The ability to get up to speed with a new area quickly

-              Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and familiarity with modern developer platforms and ecosystems a plus

Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements. Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you. Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career.

We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

Volt is a publicly owned Corporation with shares trading on the over-the-counter market: http://www.otcmarkets.com under the trading symbol "VISI". To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.