Sr. UX Researcher

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Maxonic, Inc.
Sr. UX Researcher
Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract W2, 6 months
$Hourly

Job Description

M22078 Senior UX Researcher


Maxonic is seeking a Senior UX Researcher to support is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the U.S. This Researcher will provide breakthrough insights based on the analysis and synthesis of user needs, corporate strategies, enterprise capabilities and market opportunities. This role will champion the user, delivering clear point-of-view, telling compelling stories, and identifying clear use cases that inform both design and strategy. This role is key part of the Shoppers Experience team: product managers, UX team members and user researchers. If you ready to partake on new research challenges, please come join our amazing team and apply below.

Responsibilities:
User Experience Research
Provide subject matter expertise in qualitative and quantitative research approaches, methods and tools.
Works with project teams and all stakeholders to identify and lead research needs, design learning plans, research materials and tests.
Leads the creation of customer research plans, screeners, discussion guides and test plans.
Provide analysis of research-related data with actionable recommendations.
Design and develops research tools and activities accordingly to the unique program/product needs.
Synthesize research into insights, opportunities and frameworks.
Participate in the development of prototypes and leads the testing.
Coordinate with internal and external research resources to maximize existing work and expertise.
Evangelize research methodologies and approaches across projects and stakeholders to empower every team member to increase their awareness of user needs.

Transformational Design and Research:
Use a variety of innovative approaches (e.g., design thinking, lean development, etc.) to design, develop, prototype, and test products, services, experiences, and/or solutions.
Build insights and frameworks into a cohesive story to drive change.
Creates presentations and meeting materials; utilizing various forms of media (2D, 3D, and video).
Partner in the strategy development connecting new concepts to the current business.

Qualifications:
B.A. degree required; advanced degree in social sciences; e.g., anthropology, ethnography preferred or equivalent experience.
4-6 years of diverse ethnography and user research experience.
Demonstrated fluency in consumer research techniques including ethnography and other primary user research approaches.
In-depth knowledge of human-centered innovation approaches; e.g., design thinking and ability to test fast and learn fast.
Demonstrated entrepreneurial mindset; explore opportunities in a structured yet iterative way; experience with lean startup, agile, product model or similar development approaches preferred.
Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills and ability to see possible paths forward that are not clear to others.
Design experience; ability to visualize concepts, create mock-ups/prototypes; experience with design software, e.g., InDesign, Illustrator, Sketch, Figma, etc.
Proven ability to think strategically about customer needs, market dynamics and business impact.
Must be a team player, comfortable working in "white space" and with ambiguity; with this new team, roles will evolve and one must be willing to take on incremental responsibilities.


Desired/Preferred Qualifications:
Conducting quantitative on-line research methodologies with systems, Researching front-end user experience solutions for mobile applications on major smartphone platforms (e.g., Android and iOS).
Masters Degree in Econometrics, Human Computer Interaction or Psychometrics.

Position Details

Location: Pleasanton, CA (remote during pandemic but will transition to 100% onsite in future).

Type: Contract - 6 - 12 months (possible extension(s) or conversions)

Interested in Applying?

Maxonic looks forward to seeing your resume and providing support on your new journey. We are accepting resumes today at doris.c@maxonic.com or contact 702-745-9331 - Doris / Recruiter.

About Maxonic:

Since 2002 Maxonic has been at the forefront of connecting candidate strengths to client challenges. Our award winning, dedicated team of recruiting professionals are specialized by technology, are great listeners, and will seek to find a position that meets the long-term career needs of our candidates. We take pride in the over 5,000 candidates that we have placed, and the repeat business that we earn from our satisfied clients.



Company Information

Maxonic, Inc. is a certified minority-owned technology consulting and staffing firm founded in 2002. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent staff augmentation services to Fortune 500 companies across the country. The founders have over 40 years of experience helping clients and consultants succeed. Our commitment is to provide customers with an honest, personalized, face-to-face, long term relationship and provide consultants with ethical, respectful, and stress-free care.

Dice Id : 10108942
Position Id : 2021-21333
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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