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Researcher II
Ref No.: 18-45847
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date / End Date: 08/20/2018 to 02/19/2019
Job Summary:
Company: Artech Information Systems LLC
Position: Researcher II
Duration: 6 Months with extension
Location: Mountain View, CA
Job Reference Code: 18-45847

Description:
Are you passionate about building products for the next generation of news consumption.
This position is primarily based in client's office in Mountain View, CA.
You will be asked to work from the client office.
Most of the work will take place during regular business hours.
The position is a contract role for a duration of 6 months and can be extended up to 1 year depending on performance and need.
 
As a Research Assistant on client News, your primary focus will be on conducting research for news related products at client.
You'll have the opportunity to support our research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products.
We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication skills, are diligent, detail-oriented, and can work fairly independently.
 
Overall Responsibilities:
  • Preparing for user research activities (working with the recruiters to schedule study sessions, setting up the usability lab etc., finalizing study plans).
  • Observing and running usability testing sessions and interviews.
  • Administering questionnaires, surveys, and interviews.
  • Taking notes during user study sessions.
  • Analyzing qualitative & quantitative data.
  • Communicating findings from the study to the research lead and other stakeholders.
  • Creating reports (including creating graphs, highlight videos, slide decks etc.).
  • Analyzing, interpreting and summarizing existing research reports. Help in organizing and running design sprints.
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
  1. Planning, conducting and analyzing studies
  2. Attending meetings and taking notes
  3. Advocating with product teams on behalf of user and socializing research results
Requirements:
  • B.A./B.S. (completed) or M.A/M.S./Ph.D. (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior; or in lieu or degree, 3 years of work experience
  • 1 - 3 years of research experience Detail-oriented and ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks.
  • Interest in general research and user research methods.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects.
  • Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred. Knowledge of basic statistical concepts preferred.
  • Self-motivated and comfortable in a fast-paced, fluid environment. Excellent communication skills with key stakeholders.
  • Ability to distill research findings into concise and actionable insights.
  • Experience working in journalism is a big plus

Madan Poovaiah
Manager - Staffing
Artech Information Systems LLC
360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960
Office: 973.967.3519 | Fax: 973.998.2599
Email: madan.pooviah@artech.com | Website: www.artech.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/madan-poovaiah-715ab43/
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About Artech Information Systems LLC
Artech is an employer-of-choice for the last 25 years to over 7,500 consultants across the globe. We recruit top-notch talent for over 70 Fortune and Government clients coast-to-coast across the U.S., India, and China. We are #1 Largest Women-Owned IT Staffing Firm in the US and this may be your opportunity to join us! For more check: www.artechinfo.com
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