2021-79 Research Manager

  • Type: Full-time
  • Job #182867
Information Technology
Job ID:

Our client, a market leading financial institution, has an immediate need for a Senior Research Manager. This is a contract position for two (2) months located in Calgary, Alberta.

What you will be doing…

  • Leading a UX research program from start to finish; with a stronger focus on qualitative research [project kick offs, requirements gathering, moderate internal workshops, create & program questionnaires, conduct usability testing (in-person and remote moderated), build personas, conduct heuristics, ethnography, journey mapping, test wireframes, A/B testing, to presenting story driven experiences etc.]
  • Managing quantitative research projects from inception to presentation; you have a strong understanding of methodologies, writing surveys, data analysis, and writing and presenting the story to stakeholders.
  • Work on cross collaborative teams with various stakeholders including UX Designers, developers, product owners, service designers, business analysts, executives, etc.

What you will need to succeed…

  • A deep and self-sustaining curiosity to understand why people behave a certain way
  • You love breaking the mold and are first to adopt new technologies
  • You work hard, but enjoy playing hard
  • Works independently, but enjoys regular jam sessions to collaborate and learn new things
  • You can multitask on several different projects in one day and manage several different types of relationships
  • You love to share your knowledge and would be happy to guide less experienced team members on the process of conducting top notch research
  • You come with 10+yrs experience studying user behavior and values through usability testing and quantitative analysis
  • University undergrad or higher in UX Research, Human Factors, Cognitive Science, Experimental Psychology, Computer Science, Business, or related field
  • Can program in Qualtrics and User testing (or similar tools) using JAVA or HTML scripting
  • You are comfortable with using tools other than Microsoft Office for storytelling, project management, and analytics. For example; Prezi, Haiku, Miro, Jira, Google Suite, Mr. Tappy, SPSS etc.
  • Must know how to analyze quantitative data using SPSS
  • You are comfortable with and can converse in the UX Designer and Developer languages (JAVA, HTML, CSS, Adobe XD etc.) and testing of wireframes
  • Overnight travel maybe required across Alberta

Client requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination to access job site. Providing proof of vaccination is a condition of employment with Ian Martin” for this opportunity.

If you’re a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.