UX Research

Modularity Grid
Internship
Design and Multimedia
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Company Profile:


Modularity Grid is a startup that is focused on making electrical systems resilient to enable and accelerate the shift to low carbon electrification.


 


About you and the role:


We are looking for you! An inquisitive, self-driven and team-oriented creative, who loves technology! Like us, you are passionate about applying your skills to tackling some of the most difficult interlinked global challenges of our time related to climate change, sustainability and electrification. 


 


Typical responsibilities include:



  • Using quantitative and qualitative research approaches, to identify and understand user pain points, with a focus on anticipating and advocating for user needs

  • Solving challenging problems that are often complex, tiered, opaque, and not well defined

  • Designing and conducting user studies to gauge usability of new or existing features

  • Making concrete, data-driven recommendations based on your findings

  • Communicating with team members to inform iterative design and testing

  • Working with users, UX designers, data scientists, software developers, engineers, and product managers


 


Required Skills:



  • Any relevant experience (work or personal projects) involving applied research, including but not limited to integrating user research into product designs and design practices

  • Understanding of the durability and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase

  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize, translate and communicate complex ideas, to create functional and well-defined solutions that put the user experience first, and identify opportunities for UX improvements

  • Knowledge of statistics and the principles of experiment design

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and collaboration skills 

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)


 


Preferred Skills:



  • A graduate degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Computer Science, or a related field

  • Familiarity with front-end engineering and/or working with engineers


 


Lots of perks in addition to a fun and friendly working environment, including: 



  • Professional development reimbursement

  • Regular team socials [and yearly off-site retreats]

  • Health and life insurance

  • Mental health and wellness reimbursement


 


London living wage: £10.55 per hour (Flexible hours / 5-20hrs per week)


Location: Flexible (remote / London / Harwell)


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