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UX Researcher II
Ref No.: 18-02826
Location: Menlo Park, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 06/04/2018 to 09/07/2018
Title: UX Researcher II
Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: 3 months
W2 candidates only

Client's mission is to strengthen relationships through shared experiences. We believe we can improve the world by helping people feel closer to one another. Our lives are based on the relationships we form with everyone from our best friends to the brands we love. By strengthening these relationships, we enrich peoples' lives. Today, visual communication is the most efficient way to bring people closer together. By building products that help you share your experiences visually, Client breaks barriers of distance and time and makes the world feel like a smaller, more welcoming place.

The Well-being teams on Client support this mission by reducing the effects of negative experiences and promoting positive experiences for those using Client's product. We are looking for a qualitative or mixed-methods researcher who can build empathy and understanding through their research to inform product decisions. Researchers build strong partnerships with XFN on this team, working closely with data science, PM, policy, CO, design, and eng. Experience working with sensitive or special populations is a plus. The right candidates will be excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, passionate about fostering safe, trustworthy, and meaningful social ecosystems, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on impacting the design of Client and well-being of product user.


Required
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 variety of qualitative methods (including interviews and usability testing), and interpret analysis through the lens of UX, HCI, and social science
Collaborate closely with other researchers
Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering, data science and marketing
Partner with engineers, analysts, and other technical roles to create and share research