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User Researcher

Job Title: User Researcher
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Industry:
IT
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Start Date: October 2017
Reference: BBBH55356_1507643510
Contact Name: Jessica Roberts
Contact Email: j.roberts@parity.net
Job Published: October 10, 2017 14:51

Job Description

User Researcher - 6 month contract - Edinburgh

Our major client based in Central Edinburgh has an exciting opportuntiy for a skilled User Researcher who can contribute to the development of new approaches to service design and user research in the public sector.

Essential skills:

  • Experience of conducting user-centered design research
  • Experience of using a range of methods including lab and field based usability testing, interviews, surveys, co-design workshops, contextual inquiry, and ethnographic studies.
  • Experience of using appropriate methods for different design life cycle phases
  • Ability to deliver actionable user insights and experience
  • Experience of working with design and delivery teams to ensure that they are embedded in design thinking
  • Experience of working with service designers and digital systems

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with a Public Sector or Government organisation or will hold relevant degree in Design Ethnography/Anthropology, Human Computer Interaction, Design, Human Factors, Usability Engineering. Sociology, or Anthropology.

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