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Usability Specialist

Company: EPITEC
Location: Naperville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

  • A user research specialist designs and carries out qualitative studies to understand and quantify the user experience of our Security products. The specialist reports actionable findings and usability metrics that product teams use to improve the product RESPONSIBILITIES FOR Usability Specialist:
    • Confidently demonstrates the ability to communicate with product team stakeholders, locally and
    • remotely.
    • Forecasts, and conducts user research studies, for the designated partner.
    • Establishes deadlines associated with participant recruitment, study planning analyses, reports,
    • presentations, and works closely with designated partner to ensure timely and polished
    • delivery of research results.
    • Effectively assesses when a work item needs to be directly owned by a User Researcher, and works
    • closely with a designated partner to delegate otherwise trainable tasks to another
    • team member(s), based on competency appropriateness, available staff bandwidth, and priority.
    • General knowledge of, and working experience with, qualitative human observational research.
    • Must have participated in research projects that involved running usability studies/benchmarks; and,
    • presenting results to critical audiences is a plus. JOB EXPERIENCE FOR Usability Specialist:
      • A BA/BS in Psychology (cognitive, experimental, or social), HCI/HFE, or experience in Human Factors, or
      • User Research is required.
      • An MA/MS or PhD in Psychology, HCI/HFE, HCDE, or related field is preferred SKILL REQUIREMENTS FOR Usability Specialist:
        • Must be familiar with collecting usability metrics in a usability study including task success, Single Ease
        • Question (SEQ) and System Usability Scale (SUS); and, analysis of these metrics is a plus.
        • Must be able to work quickly and independently.
        • Must have excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to communicate with, and persuade, varied audiences
        • and argue for results (both orally and in writing) is a plus.Why should you choose Epitec?
          We started Epitec with a single focus, Placing People First. Knowing every good endeavor begins with listening and understanding, we've set about challenging every part of the employment process. Bringing the proper connections together for the perfect fit.How is Epitec different?
          Epitec gets to know our prospective employees, using these insights to locate the perfect placement for you. We are there, every step of the way. Providing a best-in-class compensation package combined with the opportunity to grow financially and personally through your work.What is the result?
          Epitec represents the world's top companies and works to fill their open jobs with the world's best talent. That's led to Epitec servicing an impressive list of Fortune 500 companies. We've also won many awards, including numerous Best & Brightest Companies to Work For awards, four MMSDC A.C.E. Awards, and have been featured in Crain's Detroit Business and Corp! Magazine. And that's just the beginning, as we work to innovate the way the world thinks about employment. Join the team that puts you in the right chair. Fill out the form below and attach your resume to join the team that puts you first.

Keywords: EPITEC, Naperville , Usability Specialist, Other , Naperville, Illinois

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