Senior UX Researcher / Human Factors Engineer
San Diego, CA 
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Posted 20 days ago
Job Description

Sony Electronics Inc. islooking for the risk-takers, the collaborators, the inspired and the inspirational. We want the people who are brave enough to work at the cutting edge and create solutions that will enrich and improve the lives of people across the globe. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we offer an environment and culture that promotes Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In addition, our team members enjoy innovative work-life balance opportunities including a hybrid home/office workplace, monthly "Free Fridays", and early shutdowns on Fridays throughout the year (including half-days during the summer).

So, if you want to join a "Best Place to Work" company and make the world say wow, let's talk.

The User Experience design (UX) Group of the Sony in San Diego has openings for senior human factor engineering /UX researcher position. We are looking for experienced researchers with passion for user experience and consumer products who can plan, manage, conduct UI/UX research, analyze data, create report, present to stake holder and work to improve/fix the usability issues in order to improve every UX aspects of Sony products. The UX Group is part of a multi-disciplinary team that designs and researches UI/UX for many of Sony products.

The ideal candidate will have extensive research background with user-centered design of consumer products and usability evaluations at various stages of product development as well as structured academic background. He or she will have experience with effectively negotiating interactions with various stake holders such as designers, engineers, and business development.

Responsibilities:

Plan and manage research with stake holders which includes surveys, ethnographic field studies, task based usability test sessions, contextual inquiries, expert reviews Project management Recruit participants Create discussion guide moderate sessions, analyze the data and create report Design survey, analyze and create report Present report and work with stakeholders to solve the problem.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelors Degree (or higher) in Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction with demonstrated experience in an equivalent field min of 3 years

    • Skilled experience on power point, word, excel and visio.

    • Prior experience on Qualtrics or similar survey tool

    • Understanding of US culture- live in US more than 10 yrs

    Desired Skills:

    • ability to focus on the customer's needs

    • knowledge of basic user-centered design principles

    • Knowledge of UI industry standards for interface design and user testing methodologies

    • Experience with statistical analysis of user research, survey creation

    • ability to work independently and efficiently on complex projects

    • ability to deliver high quality work on tight schedules

    • careful attention to detail

    • strong verbal and written communication skills

    • ability to collaborate and work as a team

    • understanding for multi cultures

    • some prior work done related to accessibility

    • ability to adopt dynamic and fast pace culture quickly and flexibility

    • technology savvy and understanding of consumer electronics

    Sony Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values employees with a broad cross-cultural perspective. We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. All applicants will receive fair and impartial treatment without regard torace, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or on any other basis which is protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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    Sony Electronics, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. For reasonable accommodation requests, please contact us by email at , or you can mail your resume to: Sony Electronics, Human Resources Department, 16535 Via Esprillo, San Diego CA 92127.Please indicate the position you are applying for.


    Sony Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values employees with a broad cross-cultural perspective. We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. All applicants will receive fair and impartial treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or on any other basis which is protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Required Experience
    3+ years
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