Facebook User Researcher, Building 8 in Menlo Park, California
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
Building 8 brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories and that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will apply DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. Building 8 seeks a User Researcher who will work closely with The Product Launch Team for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. This is a two-year position based in our Menlo Park office.
Work closely with product teams to identify research topics
Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes
Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs
Conduct research using a wide variety of qualitative methods and a subset of quantitative methods, such as surveys
Work cross-functionally with Industrial and UX design, product management, content strategy, engineering and marketing
Synthesize insights, communicate results, and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways
BA/BS in Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Experimental Psychology, or a related field
MA/MS in HCI, Psychology, Social Science or a related field
3+ years experience in applied product research
Command of a set of qualitative and user-centered design and Design Thinking methods
Knowledge of quantitative, behavioral analysis, and statistical concepts
Knowledgeable about UI, UX and Industrial Design
Experience with user research supporting accessibility
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.
Communication, problem solving, and collaboration skills
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