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UX Researcher

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Overview

Aquent has an EXCITING opportunity for a UX Researcher!

While this position is remote, it will be expected that you can work Eastern Time Zone hours.  Please consider this when applying.

In order to be considered for this role, you must be authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship of any kind.

Responsibilities:
• Oversee design and administration of usability studies on a wide range of web-sites and mobile apps with consideration for at home/office, on-the-go and in-store experiences and how they interrelate.
• Attend intake meetings with a variety of stakeholders and help guide discussions surrounding appropriate UX research methods to achieve business and design goals.
• Identify and implement a variety of methods for getting input and feedback from customers across generative, evaluative & product research phases, including lab usability studies, remote-unmoderated and moderated studies, and others as appropriate
• Oversee all phases of usability study preparation including screening criteria and test script development
• Present findings with actionable recommendations to a variety of internal stakeholders including senior management and executives
• Translate user research findings into strategic and tactical recommendations
• Collaborate with UX managers and UX directors to ensure alignment across portfolios and define UX strategy.
• Provide usability session moderation training and feedback for UX designers assigned to agile product teams
• Evangelize and educate about user experience research throughout the organization
• Partner with other internal research functions (e.g. Marketing Research) to identify appropriate mix of research methods to determine future directions for our websites and mobile apps
• Partner with UX managers and UX Directors on prioritizing research needs and executing research within accelerated project timelines and agile development cycles.
• Help maintain and grow knowledge repository
• Solicit vendor services and quotes when appropriate and provide internal cost estimates on research requests

Required Qualifications
• 3+ years experience in UX Research

Preferred Qualifications
• Responsive web and native app experience
• Experience working in an Agile environment
• Healthcare experience

Education
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Client Description:

Our Client:

  • Makes it their mission to guide people toward better health
  • Is considered by Fast Company to be amongst the most innovative companies
  • Is listed by Forbes as one of the world’s most admired companies
  • This includes altering the products they offer at retail to more health-conscious offerings!

Our client has recently made a move toward a major merger, which means this is a great time to get involved! Two big industry brands coming together.

Working here gets you into a fast-paced environment, with tons of cross-functional working relationships. You’d have exposure to a number of teams related to any project you’re working on, and we sometimes see freelancers convert to permanent employees on teams they’ve had the opportunity to interact with. This is definitely a standout opportunity!

WHY YOU WANT TO WORK THROUGH AQUENT:

We care about your CAREER GOALS.

  • We offer resume & portfolio review + interview prep. You'll feel set for success!
  • Learn for free: https://thegymnasium.com/
  • Who is AQUENT: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z-n8nfytuM
  • Pay it forward: https://aquent.com/rewards/

Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including:

  • Subsidized health, vision and dental benefits
  • Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program
  • Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck
  • Check our Benefits out.  Up to 85% subsidy