Job: Research Assistant II, CDI Corporation Kirkland, WA, US

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Job Title Research Assistant II
Start Date 04/24/2017
Published Description  

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Assist with user testing preparation activities
  • Assist with data collection activities from a variety of research methods
  • Observe usability testing sessions, taking notes, and providing detailed transcripts for the team

Key areas of responsibility (training provided)

  • Sets up and operates user research lab equipment
  • Executes planned experiments in a repeatable manner
  • Conducts experiments in the lab
  • Conducts experiments in the field
  • Provide suggestions to improve current best practices
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • BA in psychology, anthropology, human factors or other relevant field
  • Open to new grads with internship experience or master’s projects
  • Passion for communications and messaging apps
  • Understands basic (user experience) research methods
  • Skilled at conducting in-person interviews
  • Comfortable with and skilled at analyzing large qualitative datasets (e.g., interview videos, transcripts, open-ended survey responses)
  • Understands basic statistical concepts

Nice to Haves

  • Preference for a B.S./B.A. (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, Social Science, Anthropology, or other field focusing on human behavior and/or human computer interaction
  • Experience in video editing is nice to have but not necessary
  • Excellent people skills
  • Flexible working style
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Detail oriented
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Can work independently and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
City Kirkland
State/Province Washington
Country United States
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