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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.

Hours/Pay

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

Required Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with publishing software
    • Photoshop
    • InDesign
  • 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