**Job Description** As a UX Researcher 2 you’ll work with stakeholders (designers, project managers, business owners, engineers) to define re
As a UX Researcher 2 you’ll work with stakeholders (designers, project managers, business owners, engineers) to define research needs for small to mid-sized projects within our enterprise and store tools space. This will include planning and conducting research; analyzing and presenting findings; and strongly advocating for the user (employee and customer) during all phases of the feature/product design process. You are a system level thinker and an expert across a wide range of standard methodologies, but are not limited by them and can develop original research to tackle complex issues that arise.
**A day in the life…**
+ Proactively identify research opportunities to drive the progression of the program
+ Ability to extract from the project team what are the actionable research questions and knows or can invent the correct methodology to address them
+ Collect information to analyze and evaluate existing or proposed functionality across a variety of platforms (e.g. desktop, smart phone, tablet, POS devices)
+ Map, write and maintain process and/or system documentation for research initiatives
+ Ensure project management of testing process including acquisition of necessary assets and collaboration of external vendors
+ Translate user needs into effective, valuable solutions and communicate user experience considerations to various partners
+ Work with other groups to ensure direction of solutions are customer-centric
**You own this if you have…**
+ Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology or a related field (Master’s preferred)
+ 3+ years’ experience planning and conducting user research
+ Demonstrated fluency in a wide variety of qualitative usability techniques. (e.g. lab studies, 5-second tests, paper-prototyping, design reviews, heuristic evaluations, design mapping, task analysis, site visits, surveys)
+ Fluent with usability practices and theory
+ Experienced with using moderated and unmoderated remote testing software preferred
+ Experienced in using editing software for making video clips preferred
+ Experience with Agile development process preferred
**We’ve got you covered…**
Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:
+ Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away
+ Life Insurance and Disability
+ Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources
A few more important points…
The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.
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