User Research Consultant

User Research Consultant
June 2, 2010 - 1:13pm
San Francisco, CA
United States
Mainz Brady Group
From a recruiter: 
Full time
How to apply:

Our large financial client in San Francisco has an immediate need for a seasoned User Experience Research Consultant.  This is a 6 month contract with strong probability of extending, possibly to 18 months.
As a User Experience Research Consultant, you will:

• Act as a user experience expert throughout all phases of CEO, iCEO, and customer facing projects.
• Plan, conduct and document on-site customer studies, remote usability studies, and other research efforts.
• Distill common attributes of users into personas and ensure their productive use as a design tool.
• Facilitate business strategy and discovery sessions with multidisciplinary project teams.
• Moderate interactive "focus group" sessions with users and project teams.
• Conduct user experience analysis and communicate to partners on a rapid basis.
• Identify potential research consumers and partner with business analysts, UI designers, and others to define or refine requirements and designs based on user research findings.
An effective member of the team will have attributes such as:

• Exemplary verbal communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills and a highly professional manner.
• Strong written communication and editorial ability.
• Competency in speaking to user experience, human factors, and usability principles.
• Keen analytical skills (particularly, ones geared toward user experience), and the ability to distill those skills into timely, relevant, and understandable analyses.
• An ability to advocate assertively for users above other objectives.
• Significant prior experience in a related field.

Are you available?  Please send a current resume to Nicole at and reference JO#4985URC

If you aren't available but know someone who may be interested please feel free to pass this information along.  We do offer a generous referral bonus!

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Mainz Brady Group, a technology staffing firm, is recognized as a leader in comprehensive employment and staffing solutions to the best known companies in Software Development, Finance, Electronics/Manufacturing, Retail, R&D, Services, Government, Biotechnology, Healthcare and Telecommunications. We specialize in Information Technology, Technical Sales & Marketing and Human Resources staffing - on a Contract, Contract to Hire, and Direct Hire basis.

At Mainz Brady Group, our experienced professional Technology Staffing Specialists take great pride in our ability to give our clients the very best talent available and, in doing so, we are able to offer the best career choices for our candidates.

We look forward to working with you!

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