Sr. Staff UI/UX Researcher
Company: Motorola Solutions
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers
refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in
communications, software, video and services help our customers
work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters
see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street
corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses
around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on
the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents
to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public
safety and security.
Want to design products that actually matter? Do you believe
that the challenges facing public safety today can be solved by a
thoughtful and holistic approach to user experience design? At
Motorola Solutions, we help people be their best in moments that
matter. We help firefighters see into burning buildings and police
officers see around street corners. We are making schools,
airports, hospitals and other public spaces safer by envisioning
new technology for the future. The INNOVATION DESIGN TEAM at
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS is seeking a Sr. Staff UI/UX Researcher who is
passionate about the same things we are: Future-facing technology,
tackling complex problems, and the power of Design to make a
difference in the lives of an incredible Mission Critical user
group including Police, Fire, Security, and EMS, as well as in
business essential commercial markets. Come work with our award
winning design team.
Do you have a passion for really understanding why our users
work as they do and how they get their jobs done? Do you want to
uncover ways to make them safer and more effective in what can be
challenging work environments? If so, you've come to the right
As a Sr. Staff UI/UX Researcher, you will be part of a community
of researchers and designers tasked with overcoming complicated
user challenges, transforming them into meaningful and critical
experiences. You should already have a strong foundation in
qualitative and quantitative research methods and a demonstrated
ability to observe users and evaluate system performance across a
range of roles, tasks and environmental conditions. You will work
with a small, distributed and highly collaborative team to
investigate user needs, behavior and workflows, and use research
insights to help envision new design solutions that demonstrate
sound physical, cognitive and social human factors practices.
- Must include portfolio, personal website, or work samples
demonstrating user-centered research experience to be considered
for the position*
Scope of responsibilities:
- Create test materials and rigorous test plans for the
measurement of individual and team performance across a variety of
public safety and commercial products and applications.
- Develop user profiles & personas, workflows & scenarios and
documentation of best practices to accommodate human physical,
cognitive and social constraints within appropriate environmental,
cultural and organizational contexts.
- Contribute to the development and implementation of design
concepts, providing guidance on user interface design
considerations, with emphasis on wearable products, display issues,
visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective
- Develop and apply ergonomic, design and usability processes in
the investigation of technical problems.
- Effectively communicate research insights through a variety of
methods, from rich narrative through measurable design requirements
and specifications describing user interfaces and internal
structures for products.
- Demonstrated experience planning and executing short- and
long-term research projects addressing complex user problems.
- Demonstrated written and verbal communications skills,
including techniques to present research findings, and
communication and persuade through rich user stories.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills, demonstrating strong empathy
and a passion for understanding user needs.
- Ability to collaborate effectively and work with the full range
of user experience design professions as well as product management
and software development.
- A rich appreciation for culture and end user work practices
should complement your strong knowledge base in research and
- Experience with prototyping tools such as Axure, InVision or
Omniture, as well as editing and animation tools such as Animate,
Premier, or After Effects are a plus.
- Must hold a Master's Degree in HCI/MMI, UX Design, Experimental
Psychology, Engineering Psychology, Cognitive Science, Industrial
Design, Anthropology, Sociology, or other user research related
- 2+ years professional experience with a Master's Degree
Referral Payment Plan
Our U.S. Benefits include:
- Incentive Bonus Plans
- Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
- 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
- 9 Paid Holidays
- Generous Paid Time Off Packages
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Paid Parental & Family Leave
- and more!
Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or,
any other protected characteristic.
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