Company Name:

Google

Location:

Mountain View, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Experimental Psychology

Work Setting:

Business/Industry

Position Type:

Full Time

Posted

June 18, 2018

User Experience Researcher

https://goo.gl/JfrWJt At Google User Experience Researchers (UXRs) help everyone focus on the user. In this role you will create understanding and empathy around user needs stated and unstated for your entire product team including designers product managers and engineers. You will do so by conducting primary research exploring the behaviors and motivations of our users through methods like field visits ethnography surveys usability testing and logs analysis. Your research will help us create useful usable and delightful new products and features for people as well as continually innovating on our existing products. You'll inspire change at all stages of product development by delivering compelling written in-person and visual presentations on your findings. The UXR community at Google is unique. As part of our group you will have the chance to work not only with the other UXRs on your immediate team but to work and learn from UXRs across the company through regular in-person meetups established mentorship programs access to our internal research tools and 20% projects. Google is a place where UXRs can do their best work. User experience (UX) is at the forefront of how we create intuitive innovative and beautiful products that people love. We strive to learn and understand our users' needs behaviors and emotions to yield insights that inform product strategy and guide the design of the experiences we create. Our multidisciplinary UX teams include designers researchers content strategists and engineers who are passionate about quality usability and performance. We collaborate closely with product managers software engineers and many others to solve complex challenges and craft powerful experiences that highlight our products' unique capabilities and personalities. Our work touches billions while exemplifying a key principle that is core to Google's philosophy: “Focus on the user and all else will follow.” Responsibilities Conduct independent research on multiple aspects of products and experiences Collect and analyze user behavior through lab studies field visits ethnography surveys benchmark studies server logs and online experiments (A/B testing) Work with Designers Product Managers Engineers and other UXRs to prioritize research opportunities in a fast-paced rapidly changing environment Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written reports and in-person presentations Qualifications Minimum qualifications: BA/BS degree in Anthropology Human Factors Psychology HCI/Computer Science or other related fields or equivalent practical experience 4 years of work experience Experience conducting semi-structured interviews contextual field visits usability studies either live or remote (e.g. Userzoom or usertesting.com). Preferred qualifications: MS/MA or PhD in a related field or equivalent practical experience Experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices Experience in survey design (ie: Qualtrics). Experience working with statistics and experimental design Experience with internet search advertising and curation within mobile apps or development environments Demonstrated understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods including when and how to apply them during the product development process Excellent interpersonal communication and collaboration skills

Company Name:

Google

Location:

Mountain View, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Experimental Psychology

Work Setting:

Business/Industry

Position Type:

Full Time

Posted

June 18, 2018

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