User Experience Research Intern

Nuance Communications, Inc Farmington Hills , MI 48336

Posted 5 days ago

User Experience Research InternApplyLocation Farmington Hills, Michigan

Company Overview:

At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.

Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

Join our Mobile teamintelligent systems now ready for the road. We are passionate about developing intelligent interfaces that enable people to talk to their cars, phones, devices, and other smart "things".

Job Summary:

Summary:
We are looking for a User Experience Research Intern to work with us to research and design the next generation of multi-modal in-car experiences. The researcher will create experiments, run focus groups, and conduct interviews for future in-car experiences, using voice, touch, eye tracking, and gesture. He or she will conduct mixed method studies on future technologies and conduct benchmarking on current technologies. The researcher will be involved in all steps of research, from planning and data collection to analysis and dissemination.

Responsibilities:

  • Design interesting research questions

  • Coordinate with recruiters and facilities to bring participants into the lab

  • Interact with participants and moderate user tests

  • Execute on several overlapping studies on short timelines

  • Coordinate with other researchers, developers, and designers to make your goals

  • Analyze results using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies

  • Create a story explaining the goals, methods, and results of each study

Qualifications

Number of Years of Work Experience: 0

Required Skills:

  • Strong idea creating and team collaborating skills

  • User research experience

  • Experience moderating and conducting experiments

  • Basic understanding of statistics (descriptive and inferential)

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to develop and administer user surveys (online)

  • Proactive and willing to contribute to research and design discussions

Preferred Skills:

  • Voice research experience

  • Driving research experience

  • Prototyping experience

  • UX Design experience

  • Multi-modal interface research or design experience

  • Experience with eye tracking or gesture tracking

Education:Current Ph.D or MA/MS Student in relevant field (User Experience, Usability, HCI, Human Factors, Experimental Psychology, Communications, etc.)

Additional Information:

Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.

Nuance Communication Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is availablehere. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5086 Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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