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UX Researcher - TA0R086 Seattle, WA 
Posted:  10/19/2018
Category:  Technology
Job Type:  Contractor
Job Description

AltaSource Group is searching for a UX Researcher for our popular media client! Be a part a popular television network and their streaming product line!

Position Summary
Our client believes in clear, honest, and immersive design and that these values can be achieved only through thoughtful and deliberate attention to detail, meaningful collaboration, and a fervent regard for our brand and our customers. Lead UX Researchers are a key member of cross-functional and cross-organizational teams that set strategic direction for the client's digital products, while informing our design process with high impact user research.

You will…

  • Create multi-phased research plans to support product roadmaps. Initiate and oversee the execution of each research effort.
  • Work with a cross-functional team to prioritize areas of focus for research.
  • Recommend research which meets business objectives and considers overall roadmap priorities and resources.
  • Collaborate closely with product team leads to benchmark progress against strategic goals and KPI’s.
  • Plan and conduct research within an Agile framework including, project scoping, scheduling, budgeting, staffing, recruiting, legal logistics, technical logistics, study moderation, data analysis, reporting, and team communication.
  • Communicate regularly with working team, stakeholders, and HBO partner teams.
  • Ensure high quality data and robust data analysis.
  • Consult on human factors, UCD best practices, and recommend research activities.
  • Help grow the UXR team's expertise, explore new ways to discover user insights, acquire new tools and resources for the lab, and evangelize best practices.

You should have…
  • Five or more years of practical work experience as a Senior UX Researcher.
  • Graduate degree in Engineering Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, or a closely related field.
  • Expert in experimental design for qualitative research, user-centered design methodology, data analysis, and reporting and communicating results.
  • Expert in study session moderation/facilitation for in-depth-interviews, cognitive walkthroughs, usability studies, and contextual inquiry.
  • Strong command of a broad set of qualitative and quantitative user research methods with the ability to discern and recommend the right method(s) for a project.
  • Demonstrated ability to define and implement Agile UX research practices.
  • Experience planning and conducting global user research.
  • Strong listening, analytical, and organizational skills with the ability to communicate and present findings clearly.
  • An online portfolio or work samples with study plans, reports, and outcomes.

You may also have…
  • Relevant work experience in digital products and services with a focus on consumer accounts, content discovery, and streaming media.
  • Subject matter expertise with VUI and Connected TV devices and/or game consoles, e.g., AppleTV, Roku, FireTV, Xbox, PlayStation, etc.

Pay Rate: Up to $70/hr DOE
This position is an onsite contract role with the potential to extend or convert full-time.  Our client is unable to consider candidates who require visa sponsorship for this role.  Please no corp-to-corp.

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