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Senior Design Researcher, SamsClub

Walmart


Location:
San Bruno, CA 94066
Date:
02/01/2018
2018-02-012018-03-04
Walmart
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934915BRReq ID:934915BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Senior Design Researcher, SamsClubPosition Summary:.City:SAN BRUNOState:CAPosition Description:The Sams Club Experience Design team creates best-in-class eCommerce experiences for multiple platforms. Its all about the user experience from ideation and concept exploration, to prototyping and testing. Our team includes strategists, researchers, architects and designers who build delightful digital experiences. Its very exciting and deeply rewarding to see products in our users hands.



We need your Research expertise to support key strategic initiatives in the Sams Club eCommerce Division. Youll help the team define customer needs, then work with our partners to conceive and deliver engaging customer experiences. You will develop and own research projects from start to finish.



The right fit is someone who is a compelling storyteller, focused on crafting effective experiences in the eCommerce space. Were looking for a researcher who will dive deep into our customers mindsets and help ensure our design solutions are both grounded and validated.



What You'll Do:

Help transform complex problems into easy-to-use designs for our millions of customers around the world.

Moderate live studies and un-moderated studies.

Incorporate research & metrics from other sources into your work to deliver actionable recommendations that inform design and business strategy.

Balance speed of findings with quality, and strive to adapt to the ever-changing priorities of the eCommerce business.

Stay up-to-date with the latest industry news and developments.

Present, communicate, and negotiate, and always look for additional opportunities to improve.Minimum Qualifications: Ability to plan, conduct, analyze and report out on a variety of user research studies, most importantly iterative and summative lab-based usability testing (in-person or remote). You have experience moderating live studies and how they are applied in a dynamic organization.

Relentless curiosity with the desire to understand the interconnectedness of users, decisions, and actions.

Experience translating insight into action. You help teams understand customer needs, attitudes, and behaviors through your thoughtful & actionable research. Your work informs both strategic and tactical efforts.

A developed and solid research approach when presented with a design or business problem, with action to experiment and learn how to make the experience easier and more delightful for our customer and youre excited to work with your peers on your research approach.

Collaborate with other researchers, designers, content strategists, architects, product managers, and engineers to help transform complex problems into easy-to-use products. You figure out how to best address our research goals & questions so your partners dont have to.

Ability to manage your time and deadlines, as well as the ability to adapt to the ever-changing priorities of the eCommerce business. You can work quickly and efficiently without sacrificing a consistently high level of attention to detail.

Strong presentation, communication, and negotiation skills.

Passion for developing research programs on your own and engaging constructive feedback from senior design leaders and managers.

Bachelor's degree in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Anthropology, Human Factors, Cognitive Science, or other related field and 4 years of User Research experience, or a Masters degree.Additional Preferred Qualifications: Experience with field studies, participatory design, heuristic evaluations, and testing are a plus.Category:User Experience and Design (UX/UI) Division:SamsClub.comDivision Summary:With more than 600 Sams Club locations, we offer over 47 million customers more of what they love for less. Our web-based platform is a big part of that growth. The SamsClub.com team is focused on creating the in-club experience online. That is a big job! Were solution seekers and innovators inspired by a commitment to provide small businesses and members increased access and greater value. The work is challenging and incredibly rewarding.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce Department Summary:The UX Design team is creating user experiences for customers who shop online on our sites from their desktops and mobile devices. Its all about the user experience from ideation, exploring experience design concepts, to prototyping and testing. Our UX/UI experts include strategists, researchers, architects and designers who build best-in-class site experiences and apps. Its incredibly exciting and rewarding to see products in our users hands.
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