User Researcher

Clayton, Missouri
Jan 11, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

Position: User Researcher
Location: St. Louis
Status: Freelance; ONSITE
Estimated Duration: 12+ Months (40/hours/week)
Starts: Beginning of February
Rate: Up to $40/hour

Job Description:
Our corporate client is in need of a freelance User Researcher for a 12 month assignment to facilitate/moderate user-centered design research activities such as: interviews, usability testing, focus groups, card sorting, contextual inquiry, ethnography, discovery sessions and/or surveys.

User Researcher Responsibilities:
* Coordinate and conduct all user recruiting research activities
* Identify target user and associated criteria needed for recruiting
* Engage various partner teams on gathering and approval of user lists (i.e., working with data requests, privacy scrubbing groups, etc.)
* Track and manage recruiting activities for each study and down to the participant level (i.e., tracking project, who was contacted, who participated, etc.)
* Interface directly with field team members
* Contribute towards note-taking for user research activities where you are not the moderator
* Act as the main liaison with external research or design vendors
* Contribute to and/or create discussions guides
* Analyze results from user research and present recommendations
* Communicate ideas via design (i.e., whiteboard drawings, paper sketches, etc.)

User Researcher Skills:
* Must be able to work comfortably on a PC only
* Agile experience is a huge plus
* Previous large company experience is a huge plus
* Brokerage/banking experience is a plus, but not required
* Collaborative attitude
* Ability to quickly understand concepts and contribute value
* Ability to effectively take direction and work somewhat autonomously while staying on task
* Strong conceptual skills (i.e., deciphering whiteboard diagrams and pencil sketches)
* Comfortable with frequent iteration to designs based on feedback from users and business partners
* A continued curiosity in subjects related to design and technology

If you feel you are qualified for this position please send your resume (and samples if applicable) to:

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Creative Circle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Creative Circle will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact your Recruiter (the person you'll be interviewing with) or a member of our Human Resources team to make arrangements.

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