Yes, we’re hiring a Design Researcher. It’s a full-time position at our office in Pacifica, CA, one block from the ocean and 15 minutes from San Francisco.
First, as a researcher, you’ll work on consulting engagements (sometimes a few at a time) where we are gathering new insights about people to help inform the product and service decisions our clients are making. That means planning the details of a study, finding participants, developing fieldwork methodology, interviewing people, analyzing data, synthesizing findings, preparing presentations, and delivering results to teams.
Second, as a member of the Portigal team, you’ll be sharing your expertise and point of view through blogging, speaking at conferences, and writing articles.
You have at least 3 years of professional experience in all aspects of user research work. On your own you can do any of the tasks a project requires, such as writing a screener, preparing a field guide, leading an interview, analyzing and synthesizing data, preparing and delivering a presentation.
You can write clearly for a professional audience.
We’re especially interested if
You have experience as a consultant and are familiar with working in a professional services environment.
You have a history in thought-leadership, sharing your professional expertise and perspective through blogs, articles, conferences, etc. You may even have a set of topics that you are especially focused on.
About Portigal Consulting
Founded in 2001, Portigal Consulting is a bite-sized agency that helps organizations to discover and act on new insights about their customers and themselves. We are a small business but we work for very large businesses, giving us some of the best of both worlds. We have the good fortune to be hired by passionate individuals at top firms in consumer electronics, software, finance and other industries. Critical to our success is the strong relationships we’ve built with clients, containing a nutritious mix of leadership, talent, good customer service, and collaboration. We’d expect that you share our enthusiasm for establishing and maintaining those relationships.
Send an email to jobs AT portigal DOT com with your resume and
- Why you want to work at Portigal
- An overview of your user research skills (include examples if possible)
- A writing sample that might fit at http://www.portigal.com/blog
- The topics you’d like to explore, as a thought leader, at Portigal
- If available, links to your blog, conference presentations, publications, or other examples of your thought-leadership
- In This Week @ Portigal, we talk about what we’re consuming. What are you consuming?
Please and thank you
No phone calls. And we’re only able to consider people who have legal permission to work in the USA.
Brody takes a break from the action at Portigal