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User Researcher (2 roles)

User Researcher (2 roles)

Job Title: User Researcher (2 roles)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Industry:
Salary: £450 - £500 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CX0211_1604306525
Contact Name: Narcis Velcu
Contact Email: n.velcu@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: November 02, 2020 08:42

Job Description

Job Title: User Researcher (2 roles)

Day Rate: £450 - £500

Location: Bristol/ Leeds (the roles are fully remote)

IR35: Inside IR35

Contract Length: 3 months initially

Job Description:

You'll need to be able to:

Plan, design and prepare a range of user research activities to support the design, development and continuous improvement of our digital services/products; specifically working with the given product team to support their brief.

Experience in: taking a lead User Researcher role within a team, setting research direction and mentoring junior research colleagues; managing team dynamics and holding sufficient authority to effectively challenge points of design without alienating individuals; working within an agile project environment, and maintaining effective performance in difficult and challenging circumstances; working in an agile development environment with User Experience teams, designers and developers to create new digital products and services;

Responsibilities:


- Carry out a wide range of user research activities from recruiting participants, preparing discussion guides and moderating research sessions.
- Design, execute and analyse feedback surveys.
- Lead colleagues to analyse research data and synthesise clear and actionable findings.
- Communicate user research findings to help the team and wider organisation develop a deep understanding of users and their needs.
- Maintaining research outputs on the team Research Repository / SharePoint etc.
- Work closely with product managers, designers, architects and suppliers to turn user research findings into stories and actions that lead to valuable product and service features.
- Align user research activities with wider plans to inform service propositions.
- Help to build user centred practices amongst our teams and other members of the team, through presentations and hands-on delivery.
- Work appropriately as part of an Agile team
- Contribute to User Research library (storing research outputs for future use)

It would be great if you:


- Have experience of working with the Government Digital Service patterns and framework.
- Have experience of working within Government departments
- Have experience of advocating for user research and engaging sceptical colleagues and stakeholders.
- Have some broader experience of User Interface Design, Usability or Interaction Design.

If you are interested, please apply and I will be in touch.

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