UX Researcher

Newark, California | Freelance | Job ID #51882 |
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Our client, a luxury mobility company, is looking for a UX Researcher with 5+ years of experience.

This person will help define the user model and user interface for the companies vehicle infotainment system, website, and mobile app. They will collaborate constructively with designers, engineers, researchers, and external partners, to develop high level and/or detailed user flows, wireframes, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas


  • Develop prototype systems for usability testing as needed
  • Create research activities to understand deep level of customers needs/ wants
  • Establish strong partnership with product and design teams to identify meaningful questions, and then plan out the activities to reach goals
  • Be a strong member who can continue to inform internal partners to make informed decisions.
  • Assess and build the best methodology to come up with matrix to prove and justify our questions.
  • Be a strong ambassador leveraging mix of research questions, timeline, and resourcing both in and out of our facility.
  • Communicate clearly based on the facts to empower research insights to internal partners including all disciplines of designers, product managers, SW/ ME engineers.
  • Use research insights to drive impact on product design and direction


  • BA/BS degree in Anthropology, Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science or other related fields or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of experience conducting user research with small to large focus groups.
  • End-to-end experience conducting all aspects of research (ergonomics, recruiting, moderation, analysis, reporting)
  • Experience with a broad set of user research methods (including semi-structured interviews, field research, surveys and questionnaire design, diary studies, and usability studies)
  • Experience working cross-functionally with design, product management, and engineering
  • Knowledge of descriptive statistics, behavioral data analysis, and quantitative analysis methods
  • Graduate degree in Human-computer Interaction (HCI), Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, or similar
  • Experience conducting research on voice-based experiences
  • Experience conducting research in a variety of settings (e.g., in-lab, in-home, on-the-go, and remotely)
  • Experience with global research
  • Experience in consumer products
  • Demonstrated success influencing product and design decisions with research insights

Bonus points

  • Experience with Luxury Brands (Automotive industry a plus, but not must)
  • Experience with Luxury Product Marketing in the US, EU, and China
  • Voice user research a plus
  • Design experience for Consumer Electronics Product a plus
  • Experience creating multi-lingual digital product interfaces for consumers

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

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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