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Job ID #: 65593
Position Title: UX Researcher
Location: USA-NC-Raleigh
Functional Area: Research/Development
Facility: Corporate Office
Relocation Provided: Yes
Education Required: Masters Degree
Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
Travel Percent: 10

Lenovo’s US Headquarters is seeking a UX Researcher to help grow the Next UX and UX Research team within our Intelligent Device Group (IDG).  This role is for a an individual contributor who will collaborate with other UX researchers & designers in a range of new, innovative areas.

About Lenovo and IDG

Lenovo is an international company with US headquarters in the Raleigh-Durham area.  Historically, a PC company, Lenovo is strategically transforming toward a diversified technology company with customer centricity at its core.  The Intelligent Device Group includes offerings for PCs, PC-related accessories, smart home products, smart office solutions, smart phone (Motorola), AR/VR and Lenovo-unique software. By summer of 2019, Lenovo’s IDG and Data Center Group (DCG) will have US headquarters at an updated campus on Development Drive in Morrisville, NC.  

About the Next UX & UX Research team

A newly combined Next UX and UX Research team is growing as a strategic asset for Lenovo IDG.  By exploring intersections between design, technology and user value, the team hunts new UX solutions for IDG that Lenovo could deliver over the next 2-3 years.  We are adding 3 UX research positions to enrich our discovery & validation efforts.   We seek someone who is passionate about applying research rigor to untap insight and in turn collaborate with UX designers to map new user scenarios, design hardware & software, evaluate new technology and help vet ideas.  We want open-minded and creative teammates who love uncovering the best problems to solve and crafting better experiences.

A few topics we really like right now

1) Technology that might improve Employee Experience
2) Gaps & unmet needs in end-users' "digital wardrobes"
3) tech that creates stronger connection between colleagues, friends & family.

Requirements for the role:

• Degree in Cognitive Psychology, Human Factors, HCI, UX / Design or a related field.
• 2+ years of experience conducting user research around use of technology.

Preferred experiences & interests:

• Skill in crafting the right research objectives mapped to most effective methodologies.
• Ability to succinctly present data, insight & research principals to a range of audiences.
• Comfort working with qualitative and quantitative data.
• Enjoy framing the front-end of complex problem areas and simplifying to a solution.    
• Have an appetite for technology.  Be an avid digital consumer and experience evaluator.
• Self-motivator with clear opinions about your work who also seeks team energy.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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