UX Researcher

Washington, DC
Posted on:
September 11, 2020

A world leading financial institution is looking for a UX Researcher for an immediate contract position in Washington, DC.

Th UX Researcher will partner with teams across the enterprise to define the strategy for the end user experience. Should you know someone for this position, please send us a referral and take advantage of our $500 referral bonus program.

UX Researcher Responsibilities:

  • Leverage a user-centered, design-thinking approach to execute research, discovery, ideation, creation and delivery of solutions that simplify the complex for our users.
  • Define complex problems expertly by using research to include empathy interviews and ethnographic observation (qualitative and quantitative).
  • Use customer-driven insights and agile principles to deliver improved customer experiences.
  • Use a variety of methodologies (e.g., design research, collaborative work sessions, prototyping) to achieve project objectives in changing business contexts.
  • Develop and iterate rapid models of proposed design solutions for the purposes of communication, evaluation, and user testing.
  • Delivering in the full design product life cycle of the customer journey, incorporating digital experience and service design for a holistic experience that goes beyond the screen.

UX Researcher Responsibilities:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Experience Design, competitive evaluation, heuristic evaluation, contextual inquiry, cognitive walkthrough, personas and scenarios, task analysis, visual analysis, vocabulary analysis.
  • Expertise in Sketch, InVision, and Abstract.
  • Experience operating in an agile environment.
  • Must possess the following skill sets: service design, digital design, prototyping, UX design, user research, and content strategy.
  • Must have agency or financial background.

About Profiles

An award-winning Marketing and Creative Technology staffing agency, Profiles places the highest caliber candidates in Fortune 500 companies and successful organizations across the country. Our experienced recruiters focus on candidates drawn from the top 20% of job seekers nationwide. Profiles professionals are available for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Headquartered in Baltimore, MD, Profiles has regional offices in Philadelphia, Richmond and Washington D.C.

Have you considered a contract position? Profiles offers the following benefits: competitive salary; 401(k) plan; weekly paycheck and bonus pay; health, vision and dental insurance; online software and soft skill training.


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