Kforce User Researcher in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client seeking a User Researcher in Saint Louis, Missouri (MO). Summary: The Consultant will be spending half of their time conducting research on a major redesign project for planning software that our advisors use and the other half of their team conducting research on a new advisory trading platform that advisors will use.Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and conduct all user recruiting for these research activities

  • Identify target user and associated criteria needed for recruiting

  • Engage various partner teams on gathering and approval of user lists (i.e., working with data requests, privacy scrubbing groups, etc.)

  • Track and manage recruiting activities for each study and down to the participant level (i.e., tracking project, who was contacted, who participated, etc.)

  • Interface with team members in the home office, back office, and the field

  • Facilitate / moderate user-centered design research activities

  • Interviews, Usability Testing, Focus Groups, Card Sorting, Contextual Inquiry, Ethnography, Discovery Sessions and / or Surveys

  • This includes monthly standing user research with clients based on prioritized needs of the Scrum teams

  • Contribute towards note-taking for user research activities where you are not the moderator

  • Act as the main liaison with external research or design vendors

  • Manage passing back and forth of data, ensuring vendor has artifacts they need, sending out communications, etc.

  • Answer questions and own the day to day communications with the vendor

  • Schedule meetings

  • Contribute to and / or create discussions guides

  • Analyze results from user research and present recommendations to various audiences

  • Communicate ideas via design (i.e., whiteboard drawings, paper sketches, etc.)

  • Agile (Scrum) experience is a huge plus

  • Previous large company experience is a huge plus

  • Brokerage / banking experience is a plus, but not required

  • Must be able to work comfortably on a PC only

  • Collaborative attitude

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00