Researcher III in Palo Alto, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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Job #:  814720

Please email me directly if you are interested in this opportunity. Nichole Smith 


1 Year Contract- Palo Alto, CA

Description: The role: User Experience Research Associate Project Overview: As a Research Associate, 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 independently.


Overall Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and interpreting both qualitative and basic quantitative data Create findings and recommendation reports from research for stakeholders
  • Work with Designers, Product Managers, Engineers, and other UX researchers to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Conduct research on multiple aspects of products and experiences.
  • Collect and analyze user behavior through lab studies, field visits, surveys, benchmark studies, etc.
  • Conduct desk research including, literature reviews, competitive reviews, and some general market research.


Job Requirements

  • M.A./M.S./PhD. in Human Factors, Technical Communication, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior
  • Detail oriented and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills
  • Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects, and adapt to changing schedules and priorities
  • Demonstrated understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process
  • Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic data tools (spss, excel, etc.)

Nice to Have Skills/Not Required:

1 year research experience (internship applies)