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UI Researcher

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 25/10/2017
  • Job reference: J376300A

Role: UI Researcher

Location: South Colonnade, London

Duration: Now - End of Year

JOB DESCRIPTION

Agile User Experience Researcher

Join a highly diverse, multi-disciplinary team of innovators, from UX professionals to engineers and researchers, who take great pride in our work, and love the challenge of turning complex problems into elegant and innovative solutions that meet our users needs. We promote a collaborative environment where diverse thinking, innovative design and experimentation are at the heart of everything we do.

As an Agile UX Researcher, you'll be fundamental to the service development of very strategic, corporate-wide customer experience initiatives. You'll work closely with other researchers, UX designers, product owners, visual designers, engineers, and partners to plan and execute research studies.

The ideal candidate loves both facilitating and observing research sessions, taking thorough notes, analysing data and mapping findings to research goals. Excellent written communication is a must as this individual will be responsible for documenting and presenting back research results.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design research approaches and methodologies
  • Facilitate research studies
  • Fill the role of primary note-taker who not only takes near-verbatim notes but can facilitate debrief sessions to review findings
  • Analyse research data collected through qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Map findings to research goals
  • Design research deliverable templates
  • Write and/or proofread research findings reports
  • Act on best practices and look for ways to improve overall team processes and deliverables
  • Work with a geographically dispersed team
  • Find and organise access to our customers to ensure feedback is conducted to an agile cadence

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, psychology, or in a discipline that involves communication and or research (communications, English, sociology, anthropology, economics, etc.) although degrees in other disciplines are welcome to apply
  • Excellent observational analysis skills
  • Excellent written, oral, and electronic communication skills
  • A genuine interest in UX research, software design and development
  • Video editing and communication design skills
  • Previous experience in project management, creating screeners and recruiting participants
  • Previous experience creating training materials (written, video, etc.) a plus

We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. Through its more than 50,000 people across 93 countries, we deliver this must-have insight to the financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, healthcare and media markets, and are powered by the world's most trusted news organisation.

Please send your CV if you have the relevant skills.

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