Application Consultant III
Location: Mountain View, California
Posted: November 12, 2016
Reference ID: 2135207115
As a UX Researcher, you will work to answer the most challenging questions in the design and use of the Soli technology, and its implementation on consumer products.
In this role, you will reveal what our users need from our products by conducting primary research, exploring the behaviors and motivations of our users. The studies that you conduct will contribute to the definition of the Soli gesture-based interaction model, and its application to a variety of products.
You will be working with our teams and external partners in Design, Product Management, and Engineering to develop features, guide and validate product decisions.
You'll inspire change at all stages of product development by delivering exciting oral, written and visual presentations about our findings. Most importantly, as a researcher, you will help the product teams to understand what would make a user's experiences feel more intuitive, accessible, fun - and, even magical.
1 Work with a team of Designers, Product Managers and Engineers to help define user experience goals.
2 Design studies and conduct research for Soli products, entailing the end-to-end usage of the product.
3 Conduct qualitative studies to aid discovery and prioritization of product features; qualitative & quantitative studies to validate the usability of the features that the team implemented.
Will also include:
Recruit participants and special user types, run user testing sessions and communicate findings.
Collect and analyze user behavior through prototypes, server & device logs, experiments, benchmark studies, lab studies and surveys.
Summarize / visualize findings and help drive change by effectively communicating findings to product stakeholders.
3-5 years of Industry Experience
M.A. / M.S. / PhD in Human Factors, Communication, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, Experimental Psychology, Anthropology or other field emphasizing human behavior - or, equivalent practical experience.
Strong working knowledge of statistics and the principles of experiment design
Relevant experience with conducting and coordinating user studies
Relevant experience with gesture-based interactive system