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UX Researcher II

Mountain View, CA (Hybrid)
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

$68.36 to $75.96 an hour

Start Date:

04.08.2024

We’re looking for a UX Researcher to help shape the future of our client’s mobile device platform, an operating system powering over 2 billion devices around the world, and an exciting initiative to bring seamless cross-device experiences across a user’s ecosystem of devices.

The Mission:
This specific team is focused on researching, designing, building, and delivering experiences that enable devices across the device ecosystem to compound each other’s value. Better Together sets the stage for a long-term ambient computing paradigm where the device fades into the background and your services and state intelligently come with you as you move between devices. We work with partners across the company to build and launch a seamless ecosystem experience which includes phones, hearables, wearables, tablets, laptop computers, and more.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct research supporting teams across the mobile device platform.
  • Utilize a range of methodologies, depending on business needs: usability, longitudinal studies, benchmarking, metrics analysis, and much more
  • Support research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and oral presentations
  • Conduct research at different phases of the product development lifecycle which spans from ideation through post-launch

Mandatory Skills/Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Experimental Psychology, Anthropology, Information Science or a related field, or equivalent practical experience. MA/MS preferred.
  • Experience with research design utilizing various methods (e.g., usability studies, contextual inquiry, surveys, etc.).
  • Product research experience in an applied research setting.

Non-Essential Skills/Qualifications: 

  • MA/MS in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Experimental Psychology, Anthropology, Information Science or a related field, or equivalent practical
  • Mixed Methods Background: Strong understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process.
  • Experience in a variety of product spaces, applied research and/or academic settings.
  • Proficiency in communicating user research findings with cross-functional partners to drive impact.

 

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $68.36 to $75.96 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.
Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.

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.

Are you ready to join the journey?

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-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.