Sr. UX Researcher

Advertising 

 

About Immersion:

Here at Immersion our haptic technology brings the power of touch to billions of devices around the world, where it helps companies like Sony, Microsoft, Logitech, Rovio, Bandai Namco, content platforms, leading mobile entertainment and advertising platforms including Ad Colony/Opera MediaWorks and others create highly immersive brand experiences that both delight consumers and improve profitability.

We’ve only just begun to tap into the possibilities offered by touch feedback. Today, our team is working on solutions for new technologies like wearables and virtual reality systems. We’re helping content developers harness the power of touch in console games, mobile games and video advertising through the use of Immersion’s content creation tools.

Now, more than ever before, haptics is at the forefront of emerging technologies poised to transform the world. Come help us lead the user experience through haptics.

What we are looking for:

 

We are currently launching a business unit focused on the use of tactile feedback in mobile advertising. Haptic feedback in mobile ads can increase user attention and recall as well as drive greater levels of engagement. The Sr. UX Researcher will help inform our understanding of cognitive and psychophysical value models and how these can drive more impactful ads. As a senior researcher, you will have a tremendous impact on a new and exciting area of business.

 

What you will do:

 

The ideal candidate is passionate about the mobile advertisement ecosystem and will drive the user research efforts in support of both internal and product teams.

 

  • Design and execute custom research to support the objectives of the advertising business
  • Represent the voice of the advertiser – large and small – to internal teams
  • Employ creative and innovative research methods to understand advertiser needs
  • Translate research findings into insights and design recommendations
  • Work with external research groups to drive novel research and industry awareness
  • Communicate effectively to drive action and inspire new ideas

About you:

  • MS/PhD in HCI, market research, business, communications, or psychology
  • 3+ years of experience conducting research on advertising at an advertising agency, in house at a company, or as a consultant
  • Published or citable portfolio of impactful ad technology activities
  • Expert in a wide variety of quantitative or qualitative research methodologies
  • Expert in executing hands-on research
  • Experience with early-stage technology evaluation, particularly on mobile and advertising
  • Heavy interest in emerging trends in advertising
  • Organized and proven project manager
  • Must be able to multitask and keep on track in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with proven history of influencing teams to action

Immersion helps bring the digital universe to life. We offer competitive salary and benefits for jobs that allow you to help change the way the world experiences digital devices. Hear what we have to say at    blog.immersion.com     . Or get a head start by learning what we do in digital content at  http://www.immersion.com    . Please send a resume with cover letter detailing how your experience matches the requirements of this job.

 

For more information about Immersion see:      http://tinyurl.com/IMMR-MWC-2015. To download Immersion apps for your android phone, go to:     http://tinyurl.com/IMMR-GooglePlay. Free games you can feel are at:     http://www.immersion.com/mobile-gaming/.  Immersion is listed on NASDAQ with the symbol IMMR.

 

Immersion's policy is to comply with all applicable laws and to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees without regard to non-job-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits.

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