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Senior UX Researcher

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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 13th August 2019
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £500 - £550
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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Senior UX ResearcherLondon6 Months + Our client, a multinational mass media and information firm, require a top-notch Senior User Experience Researcher to help them partner with their customers in developing desktop and mobile applications for professionals in the legal industry. You will be passionate about creating user research strategies at both program and individual study levels. The successful candidate for this dedicated role will be hands-on with all aspects of research including planning, executing, and analyzing data.You will be fluent in both design and usability research. You will work closely with local and remote teammates in user experience, product development, and technology teams. Research projects will take place in usability labs, customers' offices, and facilitated remotely. You will be equally comfortable in both the role of research facilitator as well as observer. The successful candidate will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment where research studies will be executed on a near weekly basis.We are looking for a UX Researcher who is passionate about making a product successful. We are not interested in researchers who simply provide data for others to draw their own conclusions. We are looking for someone who wants to be a true partner to our business and design teams.More important than the number of methods that the candidate is familiar with is the ability to quickly understand complex challenges and identify the evidence needed to solve those challenges. You will have the following Skills:Quickly synthesize business objectives and customer needsDevelop a UX research approach, schedule, and detailed test planFacilitate, collect, analyze, and present resultsTransform the data into prioritized, actionable recommendations (within a short turn-around time)Clearly communicate usability analysis, next steps, and potential design solutionsCreate persuasive presentations geared towards product owners, developers, visual designers, other UX team members, and c-level executivesParticipate in user profile definition, ethnography, persona, and use case developmentManage user research participant recruiting and/or be the point of contact with outside recruiting firmsCreate visualizations including service blueprints, consumer journey maps, ecosystem maps, etc.Be a UX evangelist to drive strategic user experience initiatives that promote user-centered design approachPrevious experience with design or research projects involving complex workflows, visualization of large datasets, operating system-level tools, and both web and software environments is a PLUS Qualifications: MSc or MA in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Science, or Interactive Design preferredMinimum of 5 years professional experience applying research to high-volume, interactive B2B and B2C desktop applications, rich Web-based applications, or platform-level toolsConsulting experience is a plusExpert understanding of user-centered design principles, research methodologies, and toolsStrong communication skillsStrong analytical problem solving, decision-making, and leadership skillsFamiliarity with AxureKnowledge of User Zoom and Qualtrics Survey Software a plusAbility to travel up to 10% Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.