Lead UX Researcher

Evanston, Illinois | Permanent | Job ID #58011 |
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Organization in the northern suburbs of Chicago is seeking an experience UX Researcher to lead their team. In this role, you will conduct user-centered research and build strategy for software products.

The Job:

  • Drive initiatives that make useful, usable and desirable solutions for people, while also meeting the business needs of our clients
  • Demonstrate passion about leveraging user-centered research and design methods to solve complex business problems and deliver a best-in-class user experience
  • Work across various lifecycle stages, from initial definition to continuous enhancement, and integrate user-centered design into the development of software products and assets
  • Provide deep expertise and direction in helping establish a user experience research function across our portfolio of products, including qualitative and quantitative approaches
  • Create, execute, and synthesize various types of user research studies to discover user needs


  • 8+ years of experience in the field of User Experience, with a focus on enabling and delivering complex, high-volume, high profile business applications, portals, mobile applications, interactive dashboards, data visualizations
  • Masters Degree or higher in HCI, Human Factors, or equivalent
  • Ability to understand complex business processes and how they manifest in enterprise software to support end-users
  • Functional understanding of enterprise software is required, including portals, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, content management systems, collaboration technologies, and Business Intelligence (BI) systems
  • Previous experience working in pharmaceutical industry and knowledge of healthcare is preferred

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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