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Senior UX Researcher

Company: Mindlance
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Details:Job Title: Sr. UX ResearcherLocation: 100% RemoteDuration : Starting 1/31/21 and continuing for up to 12 monthsPosition Type: Full-time, ContractSchedule: 8 am 5 pm, M - F
Job Description:Our client, a highly reputable financial firm, is seeking an innovative Sr. UX Designer. This is a fully remote contract position offering high visibility and competitive hourly pay based on experience. In this role, you will be working cross-functionally to design user-focused software across mobile, web, and desktop platforms. Day to day deliverables may include user interviews, task analysis, journey mapping, personas, and usability testing. If you are a flexible and curious team-player with a passion for design and customer experience this could be a great fit!
Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with an engaged design team that fosters a learning environment.
  • Work with diverse stakeholders to develop research plans that include both foundational and iterative testing.
  • Conduct research, deploying a variety of methodologies.
  • Create or apply data-driven personas.
  • Instill best practices for research, provide guidance on how to meet usability requirements, and deliver high-quality work on tight schedules.
  • Champion user research and its benefits in client presentations.
  • Collaborate with the project teams to prioritize activities and maintain research schedules.
  • Update UX managers on project status and escalate items appropriately.
  • Guide the delivery of feedback and strategically adapt projects and goals accordingly.
  • Understand and advocate user needs, walking in their shoes when possible.
  • Remain current on emerging design theory, practice, and tools with a focus on innovation and improvement.
  • Balance functionality against complexity on a highly visible platform.
    Requirements:
    • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, or related field.
    • 6-10 years prior experience in UX 3-5 of which are in UX research.
    • Must have experience with mixed methods and expertise in synthesizing research data.
    • Experience working on complex desktop web, mobile web, and mobile applications.
    • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects within strict deadlines.
    • Exceptional communication, presentation, and storytelling skills.
    • Natural team-player with flexibility to thrive in a highly collaborative, feedback driven environment.
    • Proficiency with Mac OS X and/or Windows office productivity software.
    • Must have experience using Salesforce.
    • Experience with InVision, dscout, UserZoom, UserTesting, or OptimalWorkshop is a plus.
      Mindlance is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of Minority/Gender/Disability/Religion/LGBTQI/Age/Veterans.

Keywords: Mindlance, Austin , Senior UX Researcher, Other , Austin, Texas

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