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UX Researcher

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Design & UX

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £27k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Tom Byrne

  • Contact email:

    tom.21BBE2882.0@applythis.net

  • Contact phone:

    0161 914 8499

  • Job ref:

    38932

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-14

 

Are you keen to get in to UX research? Have a background in research and now want to go into a commercial sector and test your skills?

I'm working with a multinational business based in Manchester City Centre who are looking for a UX Researcher to start in the new year on a 12 month contract to help them on some major projects for 2019.

They're experiencing a really exciting period of growth and  you'll join their team as they look to enhance the user experience of their UK and international sites.

What you'll be doing:

  • Gathering digital business requirements from their internal team and customer insights
  • Undertaking and analysing audience research through multiple mediums
  • Confidence to analyse the results and compile actionable recommendations for design
  • Writing and presenting briefs on the requirements of designs to the UX team, including communication with visual designers / developers / copywriters
  • Responsible for the planning, running and analysis of usability test sessions across all websites
  • Working with user testing software and techniques – writing scripts, analysing results, running usability test sessions and presenting recommendations
  • Able to use Google Analytics Data to track and influence design/research, presenting to key insights to business stakeholders and design/development teams
  • Lead workshops, presentations and walkthrough sessions as required to explore business requirements, promote shared understanding, stakeholder buy in and acceptance of work
  • Promoting a culture of continuous online improvement by being the business point of contact for online data analysis and best practice user experience
  • Documenting online journeys and supporting core marketing with plotting campaigns
  • Establish and develop key relationships to ensure delivery of objectives throughout the business, with particular focus on Digital, UX, Design, Product and IT teams.
  • Work closely with Head of Design/UX and Head of Digital to identify key UX challenges and opportunities, using experience to recommend research approach to each situation
  • Weekly interaction working direct with Business Analyst defining development user stories, ensuring they understand our users and that any developments stay user focussed
  • Helping to identify and implement process improvements with internal teams
  • Interface with other departments to effectively meet customer and business needs.
  • Work closely with the digital and core marketing team to ensure a seamless customer journey is achieved throughout communications & the campaigns are fully integrated across all channels

What they're looking for: 

  • Extensive experience in conducting user research utilising both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Educated to degree/professional level.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commercial digital marketer with proven record of driving ROI
  • Extensive on site content creation experience (wireframing, usability, functional design)
  • Experience with A/B testing and Google Analytics or similar analytics package
  • Working knowledge of the capabilities of web languages is a benefit (HTML, CSS, Javascript)
  • People management experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Creative thinker

For more information get in touch with Tom Byrne at Forward Role on tom@forwardrole.com

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