Senior User Experience Researcher

Boston, MASSACHUSETTS | 11 days

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Boston
Autodesk

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Senior User Experience Researcher 19WD33391 Americas-United States of America-Massachusetts-Boston


 
Senior UX Researcher
Location: Boston, MA- Unite States
Job ID: 18WD26336
Position Overview
The Senior User Researcher position will partner with business owners, engineers, and user experience designers not just within our group but also across the larger organization to create outstanding experiences that support new and ongoing business models as we introduce changes in how we do business with our customers.
 
Responsibilities


  • Design, conduct, analyze, and present research in a fast-paced software development environment, from early strategic direction through post-release validation

  • Employ a wide range of research methods including but not limit to, strategic design research and contextual inquiry, participatory design workshops, formative and summative usability studies, analytics and UX metrics, and customer advisory councils

  • Lead research projects with cross-functional stakeholders including designers, product managers, and engineers, ensuring that all stakeholders participate in the research and experience customer insights

  • Lead internal design thinking and visioning workshops to translate customer insights into product direction

  • Track, communicate, and evangelize insights, goals and metrics to project teams and senior leadership

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 3 to 5 years of user research experience for professional desktop software, mobile app or web products

  • Solid research skills and experiences. Familiar with common qualitative/quantitative, behavioral/attitudinal research method or methods sets. Can design, drive and facilitate the research process, then gather, analyze and present the data and results

  • Has the skills and research insights to identify and dig out root problems or requirements through customer interactions

  • Fluent English language skills. Can conduct user research with English speaking customers

  • Familiar with modern software development process and has a clear sense where user research can fit in

  • Ability to solve complex problems and drive projects from concept through implementation

  • Highly adaptable with strong organizational skills

  • Fast leaner

  • Proactive; willing to take initiatives and risks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with CAD Software

  • An advanced degree in psychology, HCI, or design related subject

  • Previous experience doing user research for complex creative, 2D/3D modeling or engineering applications

  • Expertise in modern software development processes and concepts (Agile) for user experience

  • Entrepreneurial spirit: experience with software start-up or UX Consulting Services firm

  • Interact with and influence others effectively via teamwork and diplomacy

  • Working knowledge of design software; Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, etc

About Autodesk
With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything.  The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used.  It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment.  With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity.  
Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital scientists, students and hobbyists.  We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities.  Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.
 
User Experience & Design

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

To all recruitment agencies: Autodesk does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Autodesk will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Autodesk, Inc.


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