• Akamai Technologies, Inc.
  • $77,520.00 -128,560.00/year*
  • Cambridge , MA
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 101 Auburn St

Responsibilities

Design and conduct a variety of research methodologies, including strategic exploration, competitive research, field studies, participatory design, and usability testing

Synthesize findings and insights from customer & market research to influence and drive product decisions

Contribute to internal research processes, methodologies, and approaches

Collaborate with the user experience team, product managers, and engineers to ensure that findings and insights are actionable

Collaborate with Akamai s Customer Experience team to support projects that answer complex research questions

Promote and evangelize user-centered design at Akamai

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:

* 2+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor s degree HCI, human factors or its equivalent

Required Skills

* 2+ years of experience working in UX/UI Design.

* 2+ years of experience helping advance current UX/UI design best practices.

* 2+ years planning and executing user research for software, web, or mobile experiences

Desired Skills

* Demonstrated portfolio of work.

* Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills; ability to organize and present information on screen and verbally with a team.

* Experience with enterprise software preferred

* Experience working with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization

* Top-notch communication, including excellent writing, storytelling, and presentation skills

* Analytics and/or data visualization experience a plus

* Sense of humor and whimsy a definite plus!


Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui designer, ui ux designer, user interface, ux, ux designer, ux ui designer

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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