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User Experience Researcher

Redmond, WA 98052

Posted: 08/01/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Software Job Number: 20238

Position Title:  User Experience Researcher

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing is looking for a User Experience Researcher  for an  exciting long term contract opportunity with our client in Redmond, Washington.

Job Requirements:
  • The product research team is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced User Researcher with 2-3+ years of practical work experience. 
  • For this position, the person must be comfortable driving projects independently, scoping out research needs, providing detailed study plans, and proposing relevant (and sometimes unique) methodologies to answer research questions. 
  • The range of research for this position would include both hardware and software evaluative studies of products in the early stages of development (i.e. prototypes) all the way up to the final product. 
  • Research would be conducted in both informal and formal lab settings, as well as field environments. 
  • Experience executing product benchmark studies and comparison studies is highly desired.

Job Qualifications: 
  • User study planning and execution:  protocol design, recruiting, moderating, establishing key metrics, data collection and analysis, insight generation, report generation.
  • Experience with a breadth of research methodologies and ability to come up with create research solutions as needed.
  • Qualitative evaluation and analysis.
  • Some quantitative analysis
  • Video editing a plus
  • Ability to manage a research project from start to finish
  • An understanding of ergonomics, comfort, and hardware usability would be ideal, but not required. 
  • An advanced degree in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI, Ergonomics etc. is strongly recommended.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

 

Chris Walsh

Since 2013 I have been able to meet a lot of bright minded and interesting people while recruiting for Protingent. I specialize in hardware and software product development engineers. My recruiting style is to build a strong, lasting relationship as I help you achieve your career goals. I am a straight forward open minded individual and treat others as I wish to be treated. I enjoy sports, food and wines. Let’s get started today.

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