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UX Research Associate

Mountain View, CA


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

57.35 to 61.81

Start Date:


**Quick UPDATE – looking for additional candidate! Preferred PHD,  Quantatative data set, Mixed method research experience, 2-3 years in corp enviroment

Our Client is a giant in the Tech Industry and we have a great opportunity for a local UX Researcher. Their User Experience team is a critical driving force behind gathering insights and then using them to inspire and inform design. They are a multi-disciplinary team of interaction designers, visual designers, user researchers, copywriters, and web developers who collaborate closely with each other and with engineering and product management to create innovative, and usable, products that people love to use.


  • Conduct quantatative user research primarily in-lab

  • Usability sessions User study moderation

  • Administer questionnaires and surveys

  • Literature reviews

  • Lab setup & management

  • Note-taking and data capture

  • Highlight-video creation

  • Qualitative data analysis/synthesis

  • Basic user testing analyses

  • Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written and oral presentations.

  • Work with content at many levels (style guides, templates, analytics). 

  • Partner with Product, Program Management, UX, UXR, engineering, support operations, legal, PR, and other editorial groups to ensure content consistency and transparency

Must Have Requirements

  •  M.S./Ph.D. (completed) is prefered in Human Factors, Social Sciences, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science, Product Design, or other field 

  • 1-3 years Experience with one or more of the following methods: usability studies, concept tests, benchmarks, diary studies, interviewing consumers (aka user interviews), field research, and surveys. 

Nice to Have Requirements 

  • Strong knowledge of experimental design and statistical analysis

  • Technical aptitude and familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools are preferred.

The target hiring compensation range for this role is 57.35 to 61.81 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. 

Our eligible talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits

Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.


Client Description

A giant in the Tech Industry, this company’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. This company is committed to continuing to make diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything they do—from how they build their products to how they build their workforce. Consistently named one of Forbes top employers, this company works hard to attract, retain and progress the best Talent.

A career here gives you the opportunity to be part of something bigger:

  • Expanding Opportunity – Providing people with information, tools and services to help them build knowledge, fuel curiosity, and unlock opportunity.

  • Protecting Users – Keeping billions of people safer online.

  • Including all Voices – Building a world where progress, equitable outcomes, diversity, and inclusion can be realities both inside and outside our workplace.

  • Responding to Crisis – Helping those affected by crisis through products, people and partners.

  • Advancing Sustainability – Unifying practices, partnerships, and products around a single mission — to foster sustainability at scale.