[2020-06-30] Senior UX Researcher
Key Responsibilities As a Sr. UX Researcher, you’ll co-lead an agile product squad with the tech lead and product manager. You will also work closely with other UX professionals, visual designers, frontend and backend engineers, and other internal teams to help deliver exceptional user experiences. Understand user research needs and then create research plans using the most appropriate methods and execute them. Professionally conduct research sessions by listening compassionately to our users. You will quickly and accurately summarize the feedback to bring back key information to the team. Collaborate with product managers and designers to determine what features should be included and how key user interactions should be designed. Create conceptual wireframes to communicate possible solutions to user needs and generate new product ideas. Present research findings and wireframe concepts in a professional manner, and provide clear explanation based on design principles and research findings. Continuously strengthen your knowledge and skills in everything UX related. Share the awesome things you learn with the team. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence. Required Qualifications Experience (7+ years) conducting user research. Also skilled with various research methods, card sorting, task analysis, and survey writing. Experience (5+ years) creating wireframes and interaction designs. Online portfolio of exemplary user research and wireframe deliverables. A passion for building easy to use, delightful user experiences. A love for talking to users and learning about what they do and how they work. Innate ability to understand complex systems and problems and ability to see the big picture. You think strategically, but can practically apply it without getting lost in the clouds. Awesome listening and personal interaction skills. Did you hear that? Expert knowledge of UX and interaction design best-practices and patterns. Excellent attention to detail – you should notice even the smallest inconsistencies. Respectful team player. Love to laugh. Relaxed and determined. Problem-solver. Puzzle-solver. Challenge-lover. Knowledge sponge. Enthusiastic. Awesome. Confident, yet very humble. Little ego, big open mind. Preferred Qualifications Formal education in interaction design, user research, human-factors or the like Experience designing complex web applications (beyond marketing/brochure websites). Experience designing mobile native apps and mobile web apps. Web accessibility experience. Visual design experience. Front-end development experience. Some understanding of what’s technically feasible, and when to ask. Experience working in an agile environment with issue tracking tools to track daily work. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or email@example.com. Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers.Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancetand Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray?s Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization.