Design Researcher jobs in the United States

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Design Researcher
  • Product Insight, Inc.
  • Boxborough, MA FULL_TIME
  • Product Insight is a design-driven engineering firm serving companies committed to developing human-centered, technical products that power a better world.


    We believe that to achieve our vision, we need the best team possible. Our team members help find creative solutions to complex technical challenges for businesses that develop life-saving therapies, make work safer & more productive, reshape industry, build the future of transportation and infrastructure, promote well-being for all, and tackle climate change.


    We are seeking a highly skilled Design Researcher to join our Design Team. Our team comprises a diverse group of professionals, including design researchers, UX designers, industrial designers, and visualization experts, all working together to push the boundaries of design and user experience.


    In this role, we are looking for a seasoned practitioner with a strong track record in design research. The ideal candidate will be adept at formalizing comprehensive research plans, meticulously structuring and executing field research, and displaying adaptability and resourcefulness in gathering both qualitative and quantitative insights.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop detailed research plans that outline objectives and methodologies. Execute field research with precision, ensuring all data collected is reliable and valid.
    • Employ a variety of techniques to gather user insights, including interviews, surveys, usability testing, and ethnographic studies. Analyze data to uncover patterns, trends, and key findings.
    • Distilling complex user behaviors and data-driven insights into clear, concise, and actionable reports. Present findings in a way that informs and guides design and engineering decisions, ensuring our products meet user needs and expectations.
    • Work closely with design and engineering to integrate research findings into the development process. Communicate insights effectively across multidisciplinary teams to foster a user-centered design approach.
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt research methods as needed to address evolving project requirements and constraints. Utilize innovative problem-solving skills to overcome challenges and deliver meaningful insights.
    • Advocate for the voice of the customer in design reviews, brainstorming sessions, and cross-functional team discussions.


    Qualifications and Skills:

    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Design, Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction, Anthropology, or a related field.
    • Proven experience in design research, usability testing, and user-centered design methodologies.
    • Proficiency in a wide range of research techniques and tools, both qualitative and quantitative.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to distill complex data into actionable insights.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, for presenting research findings to diverse audiences.
    • Familiarity with design software and tools for creating design artifacts.
    • Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams and adapt to fast-paced project environments.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail.
    • A portfolio demonstrating successful design research projects is a plus


    Note: This job description outlines the general nature and key responsibilities of the role. Other duties may be assigned as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Candidates will have an opportunity to help shape the role.


    At Product Insight, we strive to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best product to market, and realize that to do that we need our employees to reflect the diversity of the world we live in. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identify or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or veteran status.

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Design Researcher
  • UW Health
  • Madison, WI FULL_TIME
  • Work Schedule100% FTE, 40 hours per week. Shifts scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of department. Be part of somethi...
  • 2 Days Ago

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Design Researcher
  • Corgan
  • Dallas, TX FULL_TIME
  • Overview At Corgan we are passionate about great design. We are also passionate about great people, whether they’re clients, consultants, or coworkers. Corgan creates opportunities for personal and pr...
  • 3 Days Ago

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UX Design Researcher
  • BEPC Inc
  • South San Francisco, CA FULL_TIME
  • BEPC has an open position for a UX Design Researcher in South San Francisco, CA!! Contract W2 Period: 5-month contract with possibilities for extensions Pay & Benefits: $75-$99/hr. Medical, Dental, Vi...
  • 7 Days Ago

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Lead Design Researcher
  • Ontrac Solutions, LLC
  • Chicago, IL CONTRACTOR
  • The Lead Design Researcher conducts human-centered research to guide the design of omnichannel products and services. By uncovering the “why” behind behaviors, you will help connect the organization t...
  • 13 Days Ago

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Senior Design Researcher
  • Ontrac Solutions, LLC
  • Chicago, IL CONTRACTOR
  • The Senior Design Researcher conducts human-centered research to guide the design of omnichannel products and services. By uncovering the “why” behind behaviors, you will help connect the organization...
  • 13 Days Ago

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Graphic Designer
  • TAD PGS, Inc.
  • Columbia, MD
  • We have an outstanding career opportunity for a Graphic Designer to join a leading Company located in the Columbia, MD s...
  • 7/17/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Content Designer
  • KTek Resourcing
  • Tysons Corner, VA
  • UX Writer / Senior Content Designer - 7+ years Job Responsibilities Develop content, shape design strategy and advocate ...
  • 7/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Content Designer
  • KTek Resourcing
  • Tysons Corner, VA
  • Job Title: Senior Content Designer Location: Tyson Corner, VA (Onsite 100%) Type: Contract Job Responsibilities Develop ...
  • 7/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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UX Researcher
  • Deloitte
  • Dhs, VA
  • Are you a creative thinker who loves to be on the cutting edge, solving problems though innovative technology solutions?...
  • 7/16/2024 12:00:00 AM

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ACOTA/GPOI Graphic Designer
  • IDS International
  • Arlington, VA
  • GPOI Graphic Designer Why IDS? IDS believes in resolving conflict, building innovative approaches to do so. Combining op...
  • 7/15/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Researcher
  • American Institutes for Research
  • Washington, DC
  • **Overview** Join AIR as a **Researcher** with ourEducation Statistics (https://www.air.org/our-work/education) team.The...
  • 7/15/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Director, UX (Remote)
  • Avenu Holdings LLC
  • Centreville, VA
  • Job Summary: As the Director of User Experience, you will lead the design and research organization. You will use your U...
  • 7/14/2024 12:00:00 AM

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Project Support Specialist
  • The Bowen Group Inc.
  • Chantilly, VA
  • Descriptive Summary: The Bowen Group, a values-led, industry leader in telehealth, health communications, and wellness s...
  • 7/14/2024 12:00:00 AM

Income Estimation for Design Researcher jobs
$70,010 to $103,755