UX Researcher

Mountain View, CA
Aug 10, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Want to work for the #1 employer in the US? Want free meals, snacks, drinks, a gym membership, and other great perks?

Our client is looking for an User Experience Research Assistant for a 6+ month contract position in Mountain View, CA.

This position is primarily based in our cleint's office in Mountain View, CA. You may also be asked to work from the San Francisco office and potentially other offices, too, as needed.

As a Research Assistant, you'll have the opportunity to support our research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products. We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication skills, are diligent, detail-oriented, and can work fairly independently.

  • Assistance in preparing user research activities (working with the recruiters to schedule study sessions, setting up the usability lab etc.).
  • Observing and running usability testing sessions and interviews.
  • Administering questionnaires, surveys, and interviews.
  • Taking notes during user study sessions.
  • Analyzing qualitative & quantitative data.
  • Communicating findings from the study to the research lead.
  • Assistance in creating reports (including creating graphs, highlight videos, slide decks etc.).
  • Analyzing, interpreting and summarizing existing research reports.

  • B.A./B.S. (completed) or M.A/M.S./Ph.D. (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior; or in lieu or degree, some related work experience.
  • Detail-oriented and ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks.
  • Interest in general research and user research methods.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects.
  • Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic statistical concepts preferred.
  • OK with flexible working hours (regular business hours + evenings and Saturdays).

Company Description
Akorbi offers multilingual business solutions in more than 170 languages to some of the largest companies in the world. The company offers a full range of language, localization and global marketing solutions, including: professional staffing, translation, interpretation, multilingual call centers, business process outsourcing, sign language interpretation, alternate formats, transcription, eLearning and eDiscovery. The company holds several certifications including ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003, EN 15038:2006 and M/WBE Certification.

Mountain View, CA


Wed, 9 Aug 2017 13:31:42 PDT