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[JOB] User Experience Research Assistant, Google[x] (Mountain View, CA)

User Experience Research Assistant, Google[x]
This position is based in Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, CA
The area: User Experience

We follow a simple but vital premise in the User Experience group: “Focus on the user and all else will follow.” We’re passionately interested in our users and strive to learn everything we can about their goals and needs, attitudes and emotions to help define the products and experiences we create. The User Experience team is a critical driving force behind gathering these insights and then using them to inspire and inform design. We are a multi-disciplinary team of interaction designers, visual designers, user researchers, copywriters and web developers who collaborate closely with each other and with Engineering and Product Management to create innovative, usable, great-looking products that people love to use.

The role: User Experience Research Assistant

As a Research Assistant, you’ll have the opportunity to support our research activities in developing innovative, user-friendly, best-of-breed products. We are looking for individuals who have excellent communication skills, are diligent, detail-oriented, and can work fairly independently.


*  User testing preparation activities (ex. recruiting participants or other special user types for user research studies, lab setup, study planning, etc.)
*  Running usability testing sessions.
*  Administering questionnaires, surveys, and interviews
*  Analyzing and interpreting both qualitative and basic quantitative data.
*  Creating findings and recommendation reports from user studies.
*  Creating highlight videos/screenshots.


* M.A./M.S./Ph.D (in progress or completed) in Technical Communication, Cognitive Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, or other field emphasizing human behavior
* Interest in general research and/or user research methods
* Excellent observation and note-taking skills
* Detailed oriented and ability to work independently on a variety of tasks
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Can work independently and prioritize time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects
* Technical aptitude, familiarity with basic graphic and video editing tools preferred


Email your resume to Leila Takayama <>