Senior Design Researcher (FTE) - Microsoft, Bellevue WA

12 May 2018 2:52 AM | Anonymous member

Job description

The nature of internet Search is rapidly evolving. No longer is it about 10 blue links on a white background. Today, it is about delivering rich, intelligent answers and being a constant companion as we move through our world. It is where we turn to get quick information or deep insights to help accomplish complex tasks. It is something we use at home, at work and on the go. Come join Bing, where we are reimagining the way people see and interact with search experiences. We’re on a mission to reset expectations about how search looks, acts, and sounds. To deliver it wherever people need it. And to support them as they strive to know more, do more, and be more. As a Design Researcher, working on Bing and part of the AI & Research Division, you will help us understand how to deliver search experiences that are increasingly more intelligent. Your work will be both strategic and tactical, with a strong emphasis on being creative and agile. You will form close partnerships with designers, engineers and MS researchers to bring-to-life ideas and stimulate innovation. Responsibilities
  • Deeply understand how and why people Search and the impact of AI and intelligent services
  • Deeply understand the industry, with a good perspective on new opportunities
  • Strategic, yet applied thinking
  • Agile and creative, thriving in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starting with natural ability to identify what’s next
Qualifications
  • 5+ years’ experience working as a UX researcher
  • Experience with a wide range of research methodologies; qual and quant
  • Strong track record of integrating secondary and primary research
  • Excellent presentation skills that influence across disciplines and at the exec level
  • Experience with web services, mobile apps, chat bots, agents and intelligent services
  • MA/MS or Ph.D. in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, or Social Science related fields

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form. Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.


Please, send your resume to Seema Jain v-seja@microsoft.com



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