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UX Researcher (Qualitative)
Our client, is a visual bookmarking internet company, is looking for a UX Researcher with 6+ years of experience. This role is 40 hrs/wk onsite in San Francisco. They are seeking a short term [3 months] Qualitative UX Research Contractor who is passionate about digital experiences. Specifically for senior qualitative researchers who have worked on digital and mobile consumer products and brings a breadth of qualitative methodologies to the table (i.e. UX evaluations, contextual inquiries, focus groups, participatory design methods, etc). This role will be embedded within the Growth Product team working directly with PM Leads, designers and engineers to propose, scope, plan, lead, conduct and communicate tactical and strategic research in a fast paced development process. This research will focus on one key initiative over the course of the contract building upon one project to propose another. Responsibilities: Conduct research that varies in approach, scale, scope, timeframe and methodologies from beginning (ideation) to end (launching products) Collaborate as a strategic partner on a multidisciplinary team including Design, Engineering, Writing, Marketing, Business Analytics, Sales, and PM Proactively communicate and share your research findings with team members, executives, and other audiences Lead research projects from beginning to end (including ideation, brainstorming, prototyping, feedback cycles and launching products) Some of the qualitative approaches will be formative, and some of this will be tactical and evaluative Experience: A senior qualitative researcher who can run projects from start to finish independently, a researcher with at least five or more years experience at least some researching digital consumer products Expertise in conducting end-to-end research on digital products & experiences Familiarity with experiments data a plus 6+ years of experience
Our national healthcare client is seeking a User Research Coordinator to support to their growing User Research team. This role supports processes and systems within the department as well as the teams that use them. Looking for someone with project management skills who are problem solvers, great communicators and have excellent attention to detail. SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES: Help create a system for finding and tracking participants for research studies; work with team to recruit people on a regular basis Help schedule and organize activities related to research and target participants Keep spreadsheets that track all studies and their logistics Keep the team research calendar Keep track of all licenses, databases of members, vendors and contracts Set up testing logistics from scheduling locations, use of outside vendors, parking, incentives to participate, oversee the set up and take down of testing area and observation rooms, and escort participants to and from testing rooms Help arrange testing materials, etc Use of Confluence, Office365, mobile devices (iOS and Android), laptops, and cameras (some training provided) Up to speed on compliance practices REQUIREMENTS: 1 year of user research coordination experience in a digital environment HS Diploma required, BA preferred Strong organizational skills Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) MS Office - Excel, PowerPoint, Word
Onward Search is currently seeking an UX Design professional for a 6 month extendable contract working out of our clients San Francisco, CA office. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more about this incredible brand and opportunity! Day to Day Overview: RESPONSIBILITIES · Create world-class, user-centered designs incorporating business requirements, product learning and customer feedback. · Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, and prototypes. · Communicate your design work and negotiate future direction with peers, researchers, design leaders, product partners and executives. WE VALUE · Curious minds and an appetite for learning · A strong point of view paired with a healthy dose of humility · Fearless brainstorming · Passion for the craft and the ability to showcase ideas with the latest design and prototyping tools · A user-centric and strategic approach · A point of view on the design and technology trends that will shape the future of our industry ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS · Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design or equivalent · 3+ years of experience as an interaction designer or similar role · A portfolio that showcases relevant design projects and includes your process, design explorations and final work. · Able to understand detail and find radically simple solutions that delight users · Experience with Sketch, Figma, Zeplin, Invision or equivalents · Experience partnering with product and developers to deliver great experiences PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS · Able to work independently, manage uncertainty and switch between discovery and delivery tracks in a single conversation. · Experience in visual design, prototyping, user research, motion design, design sprints. · Experience designing for small businesses, financial products or with complex information sets.
Information Architect / Interaction Designer
Onward Search is looking for a UX Designer/ Interaction Designer for one of our Premier clients sitting in NYC on a contract basis. This person is an Interaction Designer & Information Architect that can create superb user experiences. Necessary Strategic Capabilities: Identify and empathize with customer needs, motivations & behaviors – and let those inform design decisions Work well with business analysts and successfully incorporate business requirements/goals into customer-centered experiences Analyze user research findings and solve for pain points with better experience design Advocate for the transformed UX Brand & Process, providing guidance to project owners, vendors, other UX teams across the organization as needed Collaborate productively with design and technical staff as a key member of a multi-disciplinary team Demonstrate strong self-management skills and envision solutions for anticipated challenges Keep current on UX trends and philosophies to bring energy and fresh approaches to each project Work with other designers to create and iterate concepts on short Agile timelines Experience Level: Minimum 2+ years of user interface design experience with knowledge of information design principles & methodology Demonstrated experience working on Mobile-First/Responsive UI, including mobile apps Basic understanding of current Web languages and frameworks Demonstrated experience using web analytics to inform design decisions Detail-oriented, with highly-developed organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines Experience working with Dev/QA staff and vendors to ensure proper implementation and testing of features and functions Experience with delivering great work in an Agile environment Skillset: Well-developed skills in creating and documenting all aspects of responsive UX design, including these deliverables: Rough layouts, storyboards, wireframes, clickable prototypes High fidelity visual design + branding (style guides) Functional specs (interaction annotations) Customer journey maps, task analysis, personas Information architecture (site maps and navigation) User research: preparing prototypes, conducting testing, analyzing findings Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as: Design: Sketch, Zeplin, XD. Adobe Suite Prototyping: XD, Invision, Axure, Webflow or similar Apply now to learn more!
We are looking for a User Experience Researcher to join our client's UX team and collaborate with cross-functional agile teams to plan, execute, analyze and deliver actionable insights. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with cross-functional product teams to plan, execute and analyze customer-centric research and deliver actionable insights for e-commerce and mobile app products Ability to assess research goals and determine the best research method and lead research using different qualitative and quantitative methodologies Develop research plans and materials for user research, including research goals, tests, prototypes, and other assets Comfortable leading and moderating research sessions in person and remotely with participants Create and support the development of personas, user journeys, experience maps, and other user-centered design deliverables that help communicate user needs, opportunities and pain points Analyze qualitative and quantitative data to deliver actionable recommendations and socialize findings in compelling ways Assist and/or lead recruiting and scheduling efforts for various different methodologies Review and coach others in creating test plans and analyzing feedback Utilize data to help triangulate research, including A/B testing, Adobe Analytics, and inputs from other data sources. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 3-years’ experience working as a researcher in an organization with digital and/or mobile products Experience leading research projects, including planning, conducting, analyzing, facilitating research sessions and delivering insights. Excellent organizational skills; detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines Comprehensive knowledge of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to work with a team and independently to perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills. Experience with design and research tools including Axure, Sketch, UserTesting, Mouseflow, preferred EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Cognitive Science, Psychology, Anthropology, or other research related field and 3-years experience Apply now to learn more!
Onward Search is seeking a UX Researcher to join the team of our automotive tech client for a three-month assignment. You will report to the Senior UX Researcher and will be responsible for various types of user and market research including design research/ethnography, interviews & focus groups, onsite & remote usability testing, usability benchmarking, and surveys. Responsibilities: Through research, convey customer needs & pain points and provide actionable insights from a cross-section of research focused around customer-driven growth Partner with product owners & designers to determine what they would like to know about customers and work collaboratively with them to translate that into a study End-to-end project management of multiple ongoing projects including evaluating the type of research needed, creating a test plan, recruiting participants, conducting the research, analyzing results, and reporting Collaborate with market researchers to run quantitative survey research and then write & program surveys, interpret data, and construct a story from it Required Skills and Experience: 2-3 years of research experience in a consumer-focused, digital environment (either in-house or agency) and a degree in HCI, Interaction Design, Psychology, Anthropology, Cognitive Science, Human Factors, Marketing, Business or similar Experience planning, executing, and reporting on prevalent types of user experience research including design/ethnographic research, qualitative usability studies (remote and in-person, moderated & unmoderated), heuristic analysis, usability benchmarking, surveys, and personas Strong analytical skills – experience working with a large amount of data, organizing it, identifying trends, providing insights, and working with internal teams to make recommendations and turn those into changes in the product Ability to think creatively and can communicate ideas and recommendations diplomatically, while maintaining focus on the user Keeps up-to-date on trends in usability research including remote testing, design thinking, Lean, customer journey mapping, etc. Experience with other types of market research such as quantitative methods, focus groups, panel/community management is a bonus Apply now!
Onward Search is on the hunt for a UX Designer to join our tech client for a 3+ month contract assignment. You will report to the Director of UX and be responsible for hands-on UX Design, and annotations on the development of digital products. We are seeking UX Designers who meet the following requirements: UX Design for mobile and desktop 5+ years working as a UX product designer. Experience as an in-house designer preferred. The portfolio that showcases strong critical thinking skills and demonstrates concepts to detailed wires. Highly proficient UX skills – Wireframing, low/mid-fidelity prototyping, user empathy, use cases, detailed UX specs, etc Hands-on experience working with UI, Motion, Copy, Developers, UX Researchers & Product in collaborative team environments. Highly Preferred: Experience in launching a product and the maintenance that comes after the fact (working with developers, incremental improvements, re-envisioning features per usage data) A degree in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is a plus but not required.
Our healthcare client is seeking a UX DESIGNER who can manage the UX, UI, Research, Design for a busy HR department's website/portal. This is a 6 month contract, 40 hrs/wk onsite in Oakland, CA. *Potential to convert to full time for the right candidate. The ideal candidate has worked with vendor/products that may have design and ux limitations and can find user experience solutions within those limitations. This role oversees the vendor and it's team of ux designers while simultaneously participating in the design, the research, and the user experience. You will be documenting requirements, presenting new ideas and creating prototypes for the vendor to use based on testing and research. You'll work with internal teams such as Creative, Technology, Product Management, Marketing to determine what improvements and changes need to be requested from the vendor. SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: 3-5 years in user experience BA in related field Excellent communicator between client and vendors as well as internally with teams that are affected by the ux of this web portal UX Design, UI Design, UX Research experience Able to provide prototypes, workflow plans, wireframes, design elements to the outside vendor and their team of designers and oversee the results Have an understanding of limitations of the portal and constantly try to improve the user's experience despite those limits Accustomed to working alone and being self-motivated Maintain a professional representation of the client to the vendor when working alongside them Experience with HR, intranets and personalized user experiences needed Experience with UserZoom preferred Use of Axure and Sketch required Prefer Agile but similar tools ok
Onward Search is on the hunt for a UX Researcher to join the team of a fast-growing entertainment tech company for a six month assignment. You will report to the Head of User Research and will provide support on analysis of data from a variety of studies including usability tests, semi-structured interviews, diary studies, contextual inquiries, surveys, etc. Responsibilities: Collaborate with their recruitment vendor to screen, schedule, and coordinate research participants from the beginning to end of all studies Observe and take notes during usability sessions and interviews Oversee the Observer Room during research sessions and compile observer notes & summaries Review interview transcripts, develop a coding system, and code the text Identify and edit compelling video clips from research sessions using tools such as Camtasia Synthesize research findings into a clear and engaging narrative using video footage, key quotes, and other items to build audience empathy Support with study design, discussion guide creation, and moderation Requirements: Qualitative user researcher with 3-7 years of experience with end-to-end research BA/BS degree in Anthropology, Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience Experience with live and remote usability studies, semi-structured interviews, diary studies, contextual inquiries, and surveys Ability to translate user research findings into product design recommendations Knowledge of both the strengths and weaknesses of different research methods Strong communication and writing skills: can ideate with a group, clearly articulate ideas, and extract feedback Experience in mobile and/or streaming apps is a huge bonus Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client is currently on the search for a contract User Experience Designer to join their growing team. This position is responsible for supporting the delivery of the UX/Creative execution of high profile digital initiatives within their enterprise UX team. Your informed recommendations and design strategies will leverage best practices, user feedback, and usability test results to develop intelligent and successful designs. Responsibilities: You will be responsible for creating effective user flows, wireframes, annotations, prototypes as well as visual assets. You have the ability to demonstrate clear, innovative solutions to complex user flow and understand how to balance these against business and technical requirements. You should be a great listener with an unfettered approach to design. You believe in the mantra that ‘users vote with clicks’ and know that small changes add up to huge mind-shifts if executed in the right way This position requires a deep understanding of large-scale mobile-first and responsive web initiatives, user-centered design, usability, information design, interaction design, and goal-oriented design. You should have excellent communication skills – in person, written and presentation and the ability to prioritize and track multiple projects under tight deadlines You’re comfortable working in cross-functional teams & a fast/agile environment Ability to participate & help lead workshops Qualifications: Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a UX Designer Ability to collaborate with designers, strategists, managers, and technologists Ability to conceptualize, design and deliver top-notch experiences Ability to communicate design rationale to internal team and other stakeholders Ability to dive into projects at any level of definition with creativity and drive Deep knowledge of full user experience design process and ability to contribute at any level Hands-on experience with Sketch, InVision and Adobe Creative Suite Experience with prototyping tools, a must Comfortable presenting work to internal stakeholders & leadership Interest in current & emerging technologies Apply today and include your portfolio to be considered!