Facebook UX Researcher, Intern in Menlo Park, California

Oculus User Research is looking for an intern to join our team and help us work on the latest and greatest Virtual Reality technology. Curiosity must be a passion as well as a willingness to learn and drive yourself forward to get the quality we are looking for. You will help us enhance the user experience and investigate the ‘why’ in order to learn more about our users and how they interact in hardware and software applications that can take people out of this world.

Required Skills:

  1. Responsible for their own project that drives VR product user experience forward

  2. Identify the areas of UX issues, and design & execute research with appropriate methods.

  3. Make actionable recommendations to found issues based on the research data, and communicate them in a comprehensive manner to the stakeholders.

  4. Work cross-functionally with teams to incorporate user-centered research at all stages of the product cycle.

  5. Work with other researchers, and help running usability studies.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Pursuing a PhD in Human Factors, HCI, Computer Science, Cognitive Psychology, Anthropology, Information Science, Social Science or related discipline, or a Master's degree in these areas with prior related product UX research experience.

  2. Excellent command of qualitative and/or quantitative research methods.

  3. Clear communicator.

  4. Detail-oriented and can prioritize to focus on the core research problems.

Industry: Internet

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