UX Researcher

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #51322 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search is looking for a UX Researcher for one of our largest Financial Clients in NYC on a contract-to-hire basis. This individual will come from a TRUE research background (not looking for research/ design hybrid), serving methodology & analysis. This person will be responsible for research support across 12 different lanes within the organization. This person must be able to research across all avenues (primarily bound to a couple subject areas), they will do research across the board, in-depth interviews, empathy interviews, survey work, concept testing, usability testing, co creating & huge plus for eye-tracking.


  • Master’s degree or higher level in Psychology, Anthropology, Ethnography, Sociology, HCI, Human Factors, or related field
  • At least 4 years of experience as a Design Researcher in a corporate or consulting capacity
  • Proven track record of working with cross-functional teams, including designers, researchers, strategist, product managers, tech partners and more
  • Experience guiding teams to employ best research method for the problem and
  • At least 2+ years of usability testing and user experience research within a lab environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Eye tracking experience on both digital products and physical spaces is a huge plus

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  • 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.
  • 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.
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