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Human Factors Researcher

Bellevue, Washington | Contract

Post Date: 01/11/2018 Job ID: 17938 Industry: Software

Position Title: Human Factors  Researcher

Position Description:  Our Eastside client has an exciting contract  opportunity for an experienced Human Factors Research professional working across leading edge HW and SW products.   This individual will be responsible for planning and conducting various research studies on gaming products and solutions.? The ability to organize, design and conduct a wide range of types of research studies will be paramount.

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have  comprehensive knowledge and  experience  executing various research methods used to identify, understand, evaluate, and communicate complex hardware interaction  and ergonomic issues.  Strong skills in inferential statistics are also a must.  This Researcher will work closely with Industrial Designers, Interaction Designers, hardware  engineers and software engineers in a highly collaborative environment. This individual must work effectively with these partners  to set up,  conduct, and communicate  user research testing,  product  and ergonomic  evaluations.   This position requires the need to be organized, detail-oriented and results-driven. Strategic thinking and creativity will be critical. 

 

Job Qualifications

·        A  MA/MS in Experimental Psychology,  Ergonomics,  Cognitive Psychology,  Human Factors,  or  a  related field is ideal (Relevant, recent industry work experience is an acceptable substitute for MS or BS)

·        Experience designing and running original experimental research 

·        Ability to communicate clearly research results and findings  

·        2+ years of industry experience conducting HF research on products and solutions         

·        Ability to work as part of a cross-functional  team with limited supervision

·        Strong self-starter skills are a requirement

·        Strong oral and written communication skills

 

Desired Qualifications

·        Gaming industry experience or avid Gamer is Nice to Have

·        HW industry experience 

·        Strong statistical analysis skills

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent for more than 5 years. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest for 13 years! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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