Evergreen Requisition – User Experience Researcher
HQ, Safaricom House,Nairobi,Kenya
5d ago


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The User Experience Researcher will primarily be responsible for designing, conducting, analyzing and reporting on user-

centered design research, including identification of user needs and goals, insights generation and publication, task and workflow modeling, ethnography and persona development as well as rapid iterative usability testing, and more formal, in-

depth testing. A successful User Experience Researcher must be able to work with minimal supervision on multiple concurrent projects.

Some deliverables we expect from the User Experience Researcher include hypotheses, hunt statements, research summaries, competitive analyses, literature reviews, information articles and academic publications.

The User experience researcher must be proficient in :

Conducting usability research both online and in the field

Generating research insights and design recommendations

Serve as a 'repository' of research-based usability knowledge

Working with project business representatives and team members to test business and user requirements using heuristic / qualitative methods.

Determining user needs by conducting task-focused analyses

Working with aesthetic designers to the user interface and interactions of our products

Coordinate, plan, conduct and moderate lab, field and remote usability testing

User research methods and selection for particular research projects

Academic publication and presentations

ExperienceRequirements :

  • Usabilitymoderating, participant recruiting / screener creation,statistical / qualitative / quantitative analysis, report writing andpresentations (verbal and written), research plan creation, data analysisand synthesis, academic publication and presentations.
  • AcademicRequirements :

  • ABachelor’s or Master’s degree in Human-Computer interaction, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, Psychology, Cognitive Science, Anthropology, Information Systems, or any related field.
  • Mustbe collaborative, self-motivated,proactive, organized, and punctual with deliverables, a team player,curious, innovative, empathetic and quality and result focused.
  • Must providea list of their peer-reviewed publications in mid to top-tier conferencesand / or journals.
  • How to Apply If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly proceed to update your candidate profile on the recruitment portal and then Click on the apply button .

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