Research Assistant

Adecco is currently assisting a local client, the World’s Largest Search Engine, in their search to find a Research Assistant. This is part of an exciting fast-growing project within the Search Engine. This is a temporary assignment slated for 6 months and will sit in Mountain View, CA.

**This role must sit onsite and will not be open to remote candidates.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Under the guidance of senior UXRs, plan and moderate usability testing sessions for small iterative topics.
  • Assist senior UXRs with data analysis on large scale research projects (e.g. diary studies, surveys).
  • Assist in preparing user research activities (setting up the usability lab, helping with logistics for large research projects, etc).
  • Administer questionnaires and surveys.
  • Analyze qualitative & quantitative data.
  • Communicate findings from studies to the research lead and product teams.
  • Create written and visual reports (including creating graphs, highlight videos, slide decks etc.) Assist with taking notes during user study sessions.


Mandatory Requirements:

  • B.A./B.S. (completed) or M.A/M.S./Ph.D. (in progress or completed) in Human Factors, Social Sciences, HCI, Computer Science, Product Design, or other field emphasizing human behavior; or in lieu of degree, some related work experience.
  • 1+ years’ experience in user research role Experience moderating user studies including usability studies and user interviews
  • Experience with project management or overseeing project logistics Detail-oriented and ability to work fairly independently on a variety of tasks.
  • Interest in building/advancing a career in user experience research.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Can prioritize time between multiple projects and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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