Researcher : 19-03492

San Francisco, CA 94103

Posted: 08/05/2019 Job Category: Creative - UI, UX, Accessibility, Graphic, Visual Designer Job Number: 12483440

Primary Skills: Quantitative Research, Master Degree/ PhD, Online Market PlaceHuman Factor, SPSS, R, SQL, Python
Duration: 3 Months with possible extension (Possible CTH)
Contract Type: W2 Only

Priority is Quantitative
Secondary mixed Quantitative and Qualitative

Years: 3-4 is solid, very independent
Identify research questions, scoped out research questions, design research plan, then execute independently
Experience with **Online Market Place **
Experience: 3-5 years Quantitative *
Coding: 3 years solid SPSS, R, SQL, Python
Degree: Masters or PhD - Degrees: Human computer interaction (Quantitative); Anthropology; qualitative); Experimental Psychology (quant and quali)

Must-Have Qualifications:

  • 2-5+ years in applied design research in fast-­paced, consumer-facing product organizations.
  • Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of various qualitative and quantitative research methods, including when and how to apply them during product phases.
  • Demonstrated success influencing product and design decisions based on research insights.
  • Excellent knowledge of research principles and experiment design & facilitation
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and collaboration skills
  • Experience using a variety of research tools (such as, Optimizely, Ethnio) and familiarity with recruiting and analytics suites.
  • Experience collecting and analyzing user behavior through unmoderated experiments (A/B testing), in-person studies, remote studies, and the occasional survey.
  • MA/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Experimental Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Information Science, Computer Science, related fields, or equivalent practical experience.
Nice-to-Have Qualifications : 
  • MA/MS in one of the previously mentioned academic fields.
  • Experience with experience research supporting accessibility, a big plus.
  • Experience coding, writing SQL queries.

   To follow up with any questions, please contact Swapnil at 408-907-3201
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