Market Research Project Manager II

  • Location
    San Jose, California
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary
  • Category
    Creative & Marketing - Research


ADECCO seeks Market Research Project Managers for our premier ecommerce client.


Market Research Project Manager
W2 Contract 12 months
San Jose CA
Pay Rate: will depend upon experience


As a User Experience Researcher, you will work collaboratively with our client’s design, product and engineering teams. You will design and execute primary research to understand their customers’ needs and pain points.


Conduct multi-screen research to inform the definition and development of our client’s Marketplace's products. Research spans from generative research to design, launch and measurement of product performance
Design, plan and conduct user research, employing methods such as: remote usability, field studies, competitive evaluations, usability studies, RITE studies, surveys, diary studies, and other relevant approaches
Provide insight and vision to the team based on understanding user needs and behaviors
Lead stakeholders in translation of research findings into actionable results, activating design thinking and concept making through facilitation.
Build strong relationships with Designers, Product Managers, Marketing, Analytics and Engineers to deliver impact on global products
Synthesize research findings from other data sources (including market research, site analytics and secondary research) into meaningful recommendations and actionable results


Successful candidates will be knowledgeable of research methods and tools for conducting research across devices and markets.


Knowledge of user-centered design principles, UX standards and fundamental user behaviors
Knowledge of a variety of quantitative and qualitative user research methods including remote studies, lab and field studies, competitive benchmarking, diary studies, heuristic evaluations, survey research, etc.
Experience with remote usability tools
Deep understanding of the nuances of different methods and how best to combine them to meet research objectives
Ability to develop creative approaches to researching complex user experience problems and convey ideas in a tangible form
You MUST be innovative and demonstrate an ability to "think out of the box" and proactive, delivering beyond what is asked for


Required skill set includes:


2+ years’ experience in user research for a junior candidate and 5+ years for senior candidates
Advanced Degree in Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive or Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science, Information Architecture or related field
Formal training (course work) in a variety of user experience research methods (such as lab and field research, survey design, statistical analysis)
Must be organized, able to act independently and able to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced and exciting environment
Strong oral and written communication skills a must
Strong grasp of English language to communicate customer insights effectively
Commerce experience a plus!


**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / NO corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only and not require relocation assistance.

***Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.

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If you have any questions surrounding the application process, please reach out to: Patricia.Landay@adeccona.com or call 631-844-2898.

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