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UX Researcher IV
Ref No.: 18-01971
Location: Menlo Park, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 03/27/2018 to 12/01/2018
Job Title: UX Researcher IV
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: 8+ Months
W2 candidates only
 
Client was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another.
With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Client offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.
Come join a diverse and collaborative team of researchers who work directly with product design to make the best social platform for Client's billion+ users.
Our work ranges from formative to evaluative, ethnography to usability.
For this position, we are looking for a range from qualitative specialists to methodological generalists, with broad skills in qualitative and design research methods and an understanding of quantitative concepts.  
The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, passionate about social computing, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting the design of Client.
 
Responsibilities 
Work closely with product teams to identify research topics
Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes
Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs
Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and a subset of quantitative methods, such as surveys
Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering and marketing Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways
Passionate about Client and able to speak to our technology/industry
Experience with recruiting for technical roles preferred
Patient, communicative, team player that is detail oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills
Experience partnering with managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process
Technical and industry knowledge with the ability to understand relevant tech skills, target companies, engineering schools, conferences, and scholarship programs
Experience with managing nuanced programs
Willingness to work flexible hours as needed
Ability to travel during peak recruiting cycles