UX Researcher

Santa Monica, CA | Freelance | Job ID #54116 |
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Our client, a Social Media Company, is seeking a freelance UX Researcher to join their team for a contract assignment.


  • Identify research needs by working closely with PM, Design, End, Data Science and Growth teams
  • Manage research process for assigned projects from start to finish including planning, recruiting, moderating, synthesizing, reporting and presenting
  • Conduct on-going usability sessions and present a regular cadence of user insights to the team
  • Be a strong advocate for the user – evangelize user-centered design practices and the importance of usability within the development groups, our company, and other cross-functional organizations


  • 3 - 5 years experience conducting UX Research for product and design teams
  • Degree in design, interaction design, UX, Psychology, Anthropology, Cognitive Science, Human factors or related field, Masters in HCI is a plus
  • Experience designing both qualitative and quantitative research studies, analyzing results and creating reports with actionable product and design insights
  • Solid understanding of UX Research methods with the ability to articulate study design to stakeholders
  • Previous experience working with PM, Design and Engineering leads
  • Must be comfortable presenting work to Sr. Management
  • Strong written and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to advance multiple projects with competing deadlines across the finish line

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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