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UX Researcher IV
Ref No.: 18-14206
Location: San Francisco, California
Contractor - Product Researcher, Instagram
Over 1 billion people use Instagram, which means jobs here offer countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization. Instagram was built to bring you closer to the people and things you love. Our app has played a critical part in forming meaningful communities where people can connect with each other and share what matters most to them.

Instagram is looking for a Product Researcher to understand people's experiences and needs, gleaning insights to drive product direction and strategy. For this position, we are looking for a range from specialists to methodological generalists, with broad skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods.

The right candidate will be an excellent communicator, knowledgeable about user experience design and research, comfortable in a flat, fast moving organization, excited to collaborate, and passionate about Instagram and understanding and advocating for great user experiences. This position is based in our San Francisco Office.
Job Description
Design research studies that address behavior, attitudes, and needs of consumers on Instagram
Generate insights that fuel ideation and evaluate designs
Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and quantitative methods (survey design and analysis specifically)
Work cross-functionally with design, product management, data science, engineering, marketing and content strategy
Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways

Minimum Qualifications

BA/BS degree in a human psychology/behavior related field (Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Sociology, Information Science, Marketing, etc.)
5+ years experience in applied product research
Command of qualitative and user-centered design methods, from ethnographic to usability to survey design and analysis
Ability to ask, as well as answer, business questions
Experience communicating with internal stakeholders including but not limited to Product Managers, Designers, Product Marketers, and Engineers
Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects·
Preferred Qualifications
MA/MS /Ph.D in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Social Science or a related field