Senior UX Researcher

  • 179 Prom. du Portage, Gatineau, QC J8X 2K5, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

Macadamian designs and develops digital experiences to improve healthcare. Our goal is to create solutions that are simple and meaningful, prioritizing the experience of the patient and the business needs of our clients. We believe in a future where technology enables and empowers people to have a personalized healthcare experience and allows them to live fulfilling and happy lives. Let’s shake things up together. We want to work with people who are driven towards building this vision and leaving a mark on the future.

Job Description

Senior UX Researcher - Contract

 

Applies focused analytical skills to lead and conduct research relevant to the organization’s business goals or mandate. Develops research plans; collects and/or sources relevant literature and data; synthesizes, analyzes and interprets information; and prepares reports and recommendations based on findings. Collaborates with Interaction Designers or Graphic Designers on an as needed basis to ensure that the presentations of findings are communicated clearly in a form that is tailored to the needs of its audience. Will work closely with Interaction Designers and other Researchers throughout the research and design phases of projects. May provide input to the direction of publications, products or initiatives based on research findings.

 

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

 

  • Knowledge and skills are considered mature and highly advanced.

  • Considered an example and an expert in field. Recognized as an expert in one or two specific methodologies or domains.

  • Takes initiative to increase skills.

  • Can work on any project we have; this person is so good technically that the ramp up time on a new project has a low impact.

  • Can lead a 1 or 2 person project with a minimum of supervision.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

  • Effective oral & written communication ability.

  • Ability to organize and plan the work load to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to analyze client requirements and/or identify technical solutions.

  • Analyzes and resolves large and complex problems and determine appropriate course of action.

  • Writes articles or speaks on specific case studies in this field.

  • Delivers training to clients

  • Mentors junior employees.

  • Solves abstract or vague research and/or usability design problems.

  • Able to evolve current user model in light of the Business vision and Business requirements.

  • Gauges the usability of new and legacy client products, and makes constructive suggestions for change.

  • Application of user-centered design and HCI principles.

  • Definition of quantitative critical success factors for a project that reflect the expected business value.

 

Position Specific Competencies

 

  • Accountability: Balances organizational, team and individual commitments.

  • Communication: Strategically communicates for maximum results.

  • Service Orientation: Anticipates long term client requirements and identifies required improvements to service delivery.

  • Adaptability: Recognizes potential situations and responds with solutions, tactics or approaches to reduce or eliminate issues.

  • Critical Thinking: Analyzes the internal and external environment in order to identify current and future opportunities, challenges and risks.

  • Analytical Thinking: Evaluates, interprets and analyses critical, complex information.

 

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in related field of study;

  • 6-9 years of related experience.

Additional Information

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