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UX Researcher IV: 24-01830

Oregon, OR 94903

Posted: 07/08/2024 Job Category: Creative - UI, UX, Accessibility, Graphic, Visual Designer Job Number: 22516545

Job Description

Primary Skills: Research, Human Centered design, knowledge of manufacturing products, Qualitative and Quantitative Experience
Contract Type: W2 Only
Duration:   6 months contract (possible extension)
Location: Remote Any time Zone in the US (US Based)
Pay Rate: $ 52-$ 56 Per Hour
Work Fully remote

  • Experience Researchers are relentless customer advocates, possessing a passion for human-centered design, and having a track record of planning and executing highly impactful research with cross-functional teams. Our Experience Researchers leverage a wide variety of qualitative and quantitative research methods and work in lockstep with their PM, XD and Business partners to envision, validate, and ship high-quality experiences our customers will love.
  • Work on manufacturing products, reporting directly to the Director of Experience Research. Responsibilities for this position will cover strategic projects that create cohesive and scalable customer experiences in a variety of manufacturing products and services.
  • The researcher will conduct formative research to understand customer workflows holistically, synthesizing that research to inform product strategy. In addition to top-notch research skills, this position requires a strategic mindset and the ability to collaborate with global teams across the company. The ideal candidate must be able to influence stakeholders through strong partnerships.
  • Proactively plan and execute customer research throughout the strategy, design and development lifecycle, from early strategic direction through post-release validation.
  • Design and employ a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methods, including semi-structured interviews, surveys, contextual inquiries
  • 7+ years of professional research experience. Bachelor’s degree in related field.  Strong track record of qualitative and quantitative results impacting product strategy and development. Up-to-date toolkit of research methods, and the experience and savvy to know when to be lean and scrappy and when to be rigorous
  • Ability to collaborate with a wide set of stakeholders including designers, product managers, and marketing teams. Ability to execute in a fast-paced, agile environment. Excellent communication skills, with the ability to distill complex ideas to their essence
  • Experience working with manufacturing or PLM products and services. Experience researching multichannel experiences
  • Experience with agile software development. Experience with Autodesk products
"Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm consistently recognized for our commitment to excellence and a positive work environment. Voted the #1 Best Place to Work in Silicon Valley (2023) and a Glassdoor Best Places to Work (2023 & 2022), Akraya prioritizes a culture of inclusivity and fosters a sense of belonging for all team members. We are staffing solutions providers for Fortune 100 companies, and our industry recognitions solidify our leadership position in the IT staffing space. Let us lead you to your dream career, join Akraya today!"

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