User Experience Research Intern Summer Jobs Vacancy in Google Kirkland
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We follow a simple but vital premise in the User Experience group: "Focus on the user and all else will follow." We're ardently interested in our users and strive to learn everything we can about their behaviors, 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.
UX Researchers learn what people need and want from our products and services and evaluate user experience. As a UX Researcher, you conduct independent research, analyze real user behavior and work with User Experience Designers, Products Managers, and Engineers to improve our product features and develop new ones. Your work spans across all of Google's products, and you are encouraged to identify new opportunities for user experience improvements. We strive to connect users to the magic of our products, and your job is to make that connection intuitive and accessible. Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to tackle some of technology's greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From AdWords to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.
Design and conduct user studies to gauge the usability of new and existing Google features
Make concrete, data-driven recommendations for change based on your findings
Communicate with team members throughout the process
Currently enrolled in a full-time BS, MS, or PhD program in human computer interaction, cognitive psychology, information science, statistics, data science, or a related field, and graduating in winter 2017, 2018 or 2019.
Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after completion of the internship.
Experience conducting user research.
Relevant work/project experience in an applied research setting including but not limited to integrating user research into product designs and design practices.
Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase.
Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills.
Knowledge of statistics and the principles of experiment design.