UX Researcher - AR/VR

We are looking for an experienced and proactive UX researcher with strong communication and collaboration skills to join a product team in London focused on the future of work. Strong candidates will demonstrate a rigorous approach to qualitative UX research methods as well as having experience shipping consumer and/or enterprise software. In particular, we value researchers with experience in foundational research methods with a history of taking a creative approach to answering new questions about humans' interaction with each other and AR/VR technology. While strong candidates will have experience working end-to-end (early user needs research to post-ship UX research), we are looking for researchers with strong generative research skills, plus demonstrated capability in driving insights into actionable, measurable product UX goals. You will work with multi-disciplinary software teams to push the boundaries of what is possible in virtual reality. We are looking for someone with experience of managing multiple complex research projects concurrently, with effective strategies to ensure the research is incorporated into the product.

This is a full time position in our London office. Competitive salary including the following benefits apply:
Medical Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Pension Benefits
Life Assurance
Childcare Benefits
Gym Benefits
Transport benefits
Laundry Benefit

UX RESEARCHER - AR/VR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operationalise qualitative research insights into actionable, measurable UX goals and ensure accountability to these UX goals across the development lifecycle
  • Drive impact through a range of research approaches and tools, including internal and external literature review, qualitative methods (observation, contextual inquiry, interview), usability and experimentation
  • Create close partnerships with a variety of research and product stakeholders to ensure a full understanding of the product team needs and priorities
  • Engage with other product researchers in AR/VR and Facebook teams to ensure strong sharing and collaboration practices across Facebook
  • Effectively communicate research findings and recommendations to stakeholders and leadership Oversee vendor research and partner with other researchers
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • MA/MS in Cognitive/Experimental/Social Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Human Factors, or a related field
  • 5+ years of product research experience
  • Experience working across the full product lifecycle, from early generative research, to ship, to in-market UX research
  • Experience in designing research to answer questions about the user experience 4+ years' experience working as the primary investigator on a project
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • PhD in Cognitive/Experimental/Social Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Human Factors, or a related field
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