The core purpose of the UX Researcher (sometimes also called "user researcher" or "design researcher") is to unearth insights about the human user to help guide the application of product design. UX Researchers focus on the systematic approach to gathering and interpreting data. It's a very important, very stimulating role, perfect for those who find interest in human behavior or solving user problems.
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Partner with leadership across design, product management, marketing, operations, analytics, and data science to influence product design and innovation
Contribute to research roadmap and help to align cross-functional teams around a shared vision for research
Initiate and conduct generative, iterative, and evaluative research to provide feedback on concepts, designs, and the end-to-end user experience
Share findings to diverse audiences through written reports, in-person presentations, and creative design tools and assets for product stakeholders to use
Present research findings and strong recommendations to global teams and stakeholders of research
Skills You'll Need
Experience with a variety of qualitative and/or quantitative methods, which may include interviews, surveys, ideation sessions, ethnographic field research, usability evaluation, statistical modeling, and diary studies
Specific expertise with a subset of qualitative and/or quantitative methods
Experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices
Design thinking methods, co-design sessions, and facilitation skills
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