Internship

Spring Virtual Intern - UX Research

HBO

Remote / Virtual 10-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Job
As a member of the UX Research team, the UX Research intern will assist with conducting innovative qualitative research supporting the user experience of HBO Max video streaming service. User research insights fuel the design and development process to ensure a useful, usable, and delightful entertainment experience for our viewers. You will work closely with product teams to infuse user empathy and perspectives throughout the product development lifecycle.

The Daily
• Collaborate with product management, design, and research teams to identify important research questions.
• Work closely with UX researchers to support generative, iterative, and evaluative research to provide feedback on concepts, designs, and the end-to-end user experience.
• Lead a capstone project including but not limited to; research study design, remote study coordination, moderating study sessions, data analysis, and working with teams on implementing study findings.
• Dive into emerging UX topics to uncover user perspectives and best practices for video streaming to inform the product design process.

The Essentials
• Experience with qualitative and/or quantitative methods, which may include interviews, surveys, ideation sessions, ethnographic field research, usability evaluation, statistical modeling, and diary studies.
• In-depth understanding of user-centered design methods from generative field research to iterative design research to remote/lab-based usability tests.
• Strong listening, analytical, and organizational skills with the ability to communicate and present research findings clearly.
• Experience integrating research findings into product designs and practices.
• Self-starter, highly organized with great attention to detail.
• Agile/growth mindset, curiosity about users, passion for great design

The Nice-to-Haves
• Degree or in-depth course work in UX Research, Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, or a closely related field.
• Proficiency with remote study and collaboration tools, like usertesting.com
• Experience working as a researcher and collaborating with small product teams
• Strong interest in media streaming services, viewing behaviors, and associated trends.
• An online portfolio or work samples with study plans, reports, and outcomes.

Internship Program
• Students must be currently enrolled in a college degree program for the full duration of the internship
• Spring 2022 program dates are January 24th - April 15th; must be available for full program duration
• Part-time schedule (16-24 hours/week) designed to work around class schedule
• Company-issued computer provided for the duration of the internship program.
• Competitive salary; relocation is not provided
• Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field Networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals
• Engaging events including executive speakers sessions, professional development workshops, and more

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvo1qn-3-237-16-210-42 in your application.