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 User Studies Manager - Cupertino, California, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Apple 
Hiring entity type: Retail 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Programming Languages
Computers - Platforms
Computers - Networks
Computers - Software Engineer
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 200313004 / Latpro-3841283 
Date posted: Nov-16-2021
State, Zip: California, 95014

Description

User Studies Manager

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino) , California , United States

Software and Services

Summary

Posted: Nov 15, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200313004

Join the Motion Technologies team and drive innovation that matters! Our ever-evolving suite of health and fitness features for Apple Watch and iPhone are helping our users live more active, healthier lives. We are looking for a highly motivated user studies manager to join our team to build the next generation of health and wellness features for our devices. The ideal candidate is experienced in designing and conducting human-centered research, and is passionate on how technology can improve our users' lives.

Key Qualifications

  • You can customize design of user studies and perform data analysis to translate findings into relevant insights for a feature need, including:
  • How to determine a statistically sound sample size
  • How to design a protocol that captures desired behavior
  • How to ensure that collected data may generalize to the target audience
  • You are able to identify deficiencies in processes and can the drive change to improve such processes.
  • You employ a variety of different strategies to preempt/resolve conflicts and but also understand that some issues can only be resolved with escalation.
  • You are able to work effectively with internal and cross-functional partners to understand requirements and constraints of research initiatives.
  • You understand that such studies typically involve people and can identify gaps/risks in the plan.
  • You have the ability to write technical documents, including study protocols, operating procedures, and training documents.

Description

User Studies Managers understand that the magic of our features depends directly on the user studies data collected to inform such features. They are responsible for the design, planning, communication, budgeting, execution and overall management of such studies to meet data quality and timelines. They will collaborate with highly skilled internal hardware and software design teams, senior management, and external sites and vendors to achieve these goals. A successful user studies manager understands the relationship between study design decisions and the desired user experience and feature, and will be able to prioritize and track tasks accordingly. We are looking for someone who can respond flexibly as we continue to do groundbreaking work, and is motivated by the opportunity to be a part a multi-disciplinary team that ships highly relevant health and fitness features.

Education & Experience

Advanced degree or 4+ years experience in statistics, human-computer interaction, human factors, biomedical engineering, or relevant domain knowledge Coursework in statistics, machine learning and programming



Requirements

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