Mixed Methods Researcher (quant focus)

New York

Are you a rockstar mixed methods researcher who loves to weave together qualitative and quantitative insights to develop data-informed design strategies?
  • If you’re obsessed with the overlap between people, design and business, read on.  
  • If you are a wiz at quant with a penchant for qual, read on. 
  • If you are a keen interpreter of client objectives into sharp research questions, read on. 
  • If you love to merge a variety of data types into clever and actionable insights, read on.

What You’ll Do

Core skill-set
  • Join interdisciplinary project teams as a resident expert in quantitative and market research
  • Translate project and client objectives into resource-appropriate quantitative analyses 
  • Design quantitative studies and survey-based research to understand user behaviors/attitudes, evaluate opportunities/designs, understand client businesses, 
  • Execute & program quantitative studies, survey-based research, A/B testing to answer research questions
  • Navigate and analyze large datasets to generate into clear, actionable takeaways, insights and recommendation that are integrated into broader project insights
  • Present findings to client stakeholders in a succinct and compelling way
Supporting skills 
  • Partner with strategists to support qualitative research including; creating discussion guides and stimuli, research documentation and notetaking, and participating in interviews and workshops
  • Work with interdisciplinary project teams to generate insights from qualitative and quantitative research that build empathy and spur ideation
  • Evangelize the importance of quantitative and market research as a complement to qualitative user research both internally and externally

Naturally, you have:

  • B.A./B.S. or Master in a human behavior related field (e.g., HCI, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Information Science, Economics, Political Science) or in a quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science)
  • 2-4 years of experience in applied product research, survey design, consumer insights, or similar field
  • Ability to query complex data from multiple sources, data cleaning, and advanced statistical analysis
  • Proficiency with SQL, advanced Excel, and at least one statistical software program (e.g. SPSS, SASR, MATLAB, JSAP)
  • Experience using BI tools such as Tableau, QlikView, PowerBI, or other related tools 
  • Basic knowledge of the principles of design thinking, human centered design and design research 
  • Effective communication skills with experience presenting to diverse audiences

The role is based in Brooklyn and will need to be local. We work on a hybrid model of 50% in person. Salary range will be dependent on candidate level and experience, and would be $70-95k base salary plus bonus and benefits eligible.