The Office of Mediated Education is hiring a part-time Student User Experience Research Assistant. This student will assist the User Interface Designer in organizing and conducting User Experience research, Usability Tests, Surveys, Interviews, and more. The Student User Experience Research Assistant will concurrently work on multiple projects, and must be able to adapt to changing priorities.
We are looking for someone that can work 20 or more hours a week during the semester and continue through the summer. Starting pay is at $9.00 an hour.
Responsibilities may include
- Screening users
- Schedule user tests
- Assist with the following:
- User test plans
- User tests
- Usability reports
- Recommendations based on findings
- make actionable recommendations based on findings
- creating wireframes / mock-ups
- Creating highlight videos of user tests
- Communicating findings to a group
- Interest in user research
- Personable / friendly / a people person
- Excellent observation skills
- Detail oriented and able to work independently on a variety of tasks
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Can prioritize time between multiple projects, and adapt to changing schedules and priorities
- Experience with publishing software
- Experience with Axure or other wireframing software
- Basic video editing knowledge
- Understanding of various user research methods and when to use each one
- Experience with HTML / CSS
- Students majoring in:
- Cognitive Psychology
- Human Factors
- Human-computer interaction
The Office of Mediated Education (OME) is currently looking for talented students to fill positions on the Web Development team. We design and develop innovative K-State web services in a team environment.
If you would enjoy working in a fun and challenging environment gaining experience with python, Django, RESTful web services, APIs, and cloud services please contact us today.
You set your schedule but working hours are between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Mon-Fri at KFC on Anderson Ave. Starting wages are $9.00/hr, but could be greater based on experience.
Students must have problem solving skills and development experience or course work in programming. Candidates must be motivated, capable of learning new skills quickly, self-directed, able to work at least 15 hours a week and willing to devote at least a year to the position, including summers.
- Experience with Python, Ruby, or other OOP languageExperience with Django, Rails, or other web framework
- Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud-based platform
- Experience with distributed VCS such as Git or Mercurial
- Applicants with one or more years employment potential
- Ability to work up to 40 hours per week over the summer (if not taking classes)