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Randstad UX Researcher in Grand Rapids, Michigan

UX Researcher

job details:

  • location:Grand Rapids, MI

  • salary:$49 - $71 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, January 12, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Retail Trade

  • reference:815188

job description

UX Researcher

job summary:

We're looking for an experienced, passionate UX Researcher to handle multi-faceted application design in a fast paced-environment, high-criticality consumer-facing environment. The ideal candidate loves solving complex interface design and interaction problems, collaborating cross-functionally, and coming up with elegant, powerful solutions.

Requirements

  • Deep knowledge of an array of user research methodologies

  • Ability to frame key questions, create research plans to address those, conduct research, and synthesize the findings into meaningful, actionable insights

  • Passion for defining and solving problems

  • Ability to determine user research needs and review and evaluate user feedback

  • Ability to design and conduct usability studies-i.e., identify potential solution options for a stated user need and design experiments that help elicit the most viable solution for users

  • Experience managing communications with users and stakeholders

  • Experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices

  • Experience in survey design

  • Ability to generate and communicate compelling and actionable insights, both verbally and visually

  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and self-motivation

  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of cross-functional teams

  • Expert understanding of UX methodologies, and ability to select the right tool at the right time from a well-stocked "UX toolbox"

  • Adobe CC Suite, Adobe XD/Xfig, Sketch/Zepplin/Invision

  • Understanding of both Mobile and Responsive Design.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience with UX / UX Research

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Cognitive Psychology, Computer Science, Visual Design, or similar field

  • Solid understanding of wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps

  • Proficient in Sketch, Invision, DSM, Zeppelin, Adobe XD and creative suite or other visual tools

  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), user research, user testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability, and accessibility concerns.

  • Expert written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail

  • Portfolio demonstrating your expertise and ability to articulate your process

  • Positive attitude, collaborative spirit and openness to giving and receiving feedback

  • Experience with both mobile and response design

location: GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan

job type: Contract

salary: $49 - 71 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Associates

responsibilities:

In this role you will do initial research and analysis and will partner with business stakeholders to define requirements and concepts leveraging user-centered design, you will contribute to new processes and identify product and use requirements that lead to intuitive user experiences.

qualifications:

  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 5 years of experience

  • Education: Associates

skills:

  • UI/UX

  • wireframes, storyboards

  • user flows, process flows

  • Sketch, Invision

  • mobile and response design

  • UX research (5 years of experience is required)

  • sketch (5 years of experience is required)

  • invision

  • Adobe XD (5 years of experience is required)

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