Senior UX Researcher

El Segundo, California | Freelance | Job ID #50927 |
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Our client, an entertainment company is looking to hire a Sr. UX Researcher for a 12+ month opportunity located in El Segundo.

This person will be responsible
for designing, conducting, analyzing, and reporting on user-centered design research, including identification of user behaviors, motivations, needs, and goals. They must have a deep understanding of user research methods and best practices. An ideal candidate can work with minimal direction and is capable of working quickly while delivering high-quality outputs.


Responsibilities, Skills and Experience:

  • Conduct qualitative research both online (e.g., dscout) and in the field (e.g., in-homes, observations) research and provide impactful and actionable insights and opportunities.
  • Effectively manage stakeholder communication in a timely manner.
  • Generate and prioritize research questions based on analysis of current knowledge base of prior research projects and project goals.
  • Identify and explore new opportunities through creative research methods and co-design sessions to help inspire product vision and design.
  • Create project deliverables that translate research insights into impactful opportunities.
  • 5+ years of experience conducting user research
  • A BS or equivalent degree in Human Computer Interaction, Information Design, Graphic Design, or a related design or behavioral science discipline
  • Full-stack experience with all aspects of research (study design, analysis, and reporting)
  • Experience utilizing qualitative research methods (e.g., ethnographic, observational, on-on-one interviews, contextual inquiries)
  • Ability to meet ambitious deadlines and deliver high-quality work on schedule, including quickly turning around study plans and reports.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
  • Data visualization (e.g., frameworks, diagrams)

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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