UX Researcher

Sunnyvale, California | Freelance | Job ID #55055 |
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Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with one of our biggest clients. The opportunity is for a position as a freelance UX Researcher that will have an immediate start onsite in San Francisco, California. Our client is looking for a UX Researcher with strong communication and data analysis skills as well as impeccable knowledge of research. If you are curious individual with passion for everything research, apply today!



  • Collaborate with other product managers, content strategists, researchers, designers, engineers, and architects on a goal to transform complex issues into easy-to-use products.
  • Additionally, work with c-level executives, stakeholders, product managers and designers to pinpoint research opportunities on user-facing products.
  • Help teams understand customer needs, attitudes, and behaviors through actionable and thoughtful research.
  • Make the experience easier and more delightful for customers.
  • Provide feedback on findings as well as recommendations on how to address research goals and questions.
  • Find appropriate research methods based on time/budget and resourcing constraints.
  • Seek out feedback from Design leaders and managers.
  • Plan and conduct user research across various products and teams (recruiting and scheduling user testing sessions etc.).
  • Serve as a research advocate on the team, ensuring needs are met.
  • Perform independent, impactful research that translates into actionable insights.


  • Bachelor’s degree in HCI, Psychology, or another related field.
  • Must have 6 years of UX Research experience.
  • Strong knowledge of summative and formative usability research methods and their application in a growing organization.
  • Previous experience with heuristic evaluations, field studies, competitive testing, and participatory design.
  • Experience working across various products and teams.
  • Able to define success metrics and benchmarking for various projects.
  • Ability of providing various research approaches to resolve complex design or business issues.
  • Provides recommendations with excitement and passion.
  • Not afraid to ask questions and welcomes feedback.
  • Capable of working without close supervision.

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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