Digital User Researcher

Location
Swindon
Salary
£400 per day
Posted
19 Sep 2017
Closes
17 Oct 2017
Ref
AHDigitalUR
Contact
Technical Branch
Clearance Level
BPSS
Job Type
Contract
Digital User Researcher - 5 months - £400/day LTD - South West, Polaris House.

*OUTSIDE IR35*

*Security Clearance: BPSS*

Description;
Apply knowledge in human factors, ethnography, and the user-centred design process to product and service design in an iterative development environment. Use findings of user data to work closely with designers and analysts to iterate the developing service.

Manage business relations with usability and market research agencies to support necessary research processes.

Experience:
*Taking a lead User Researcher role within a team.
*Setting research direction and mentoring junior research colleagues.
*Managing team dynamics and holding sufficient authority to effectively challenge points of design without alienating individuals.
*Working within an agile project environment, and maintaining effective performance in difficult and challenging circumstances.
*Quantitative research methodologies.
*Proven experience of gathering user requirements for web based services.
*Managing, executing and analysing usability test and research sessions; working in an agile development environment with User Experience teams, designers and developers to create new digital products and services.
*Audience modelling and developing design personas.

Qualifications;
Degree in HCI/Usability/Cognitive Psychology/Market Research or related field.

Experience across web content, tools and transactional services, especially those with complex user journeys. Experience within a research and digital environment.

For more information please contact Ashleigh Hamilton.

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