While we will train you in Baymard’s methodology and analysis process, we expect that you have the following qualifications. The numbers in brackets indicate the weighted importance of each on a 7-point scale (higher = more important). These weights reflect how candidates are evaluated, so make sure your application illustrates your prowess in the highest-weighted skills and traits.
- [7/7] Requirement: Substantial experience with technical or professional writing. This experience can come from many paths, e.g. a background in journalism, technical writing, research, etc.
- [4/7] Strong reasoning and logical deduction skills. Specifically in relation to your ability to deconstruct user behavior and understand what can and cannot be concluded from our usability research data (typically this is qualitative think-aloud test session data).
- [3/7] Editor experience, by helping other writers craft and improve their own written work.
- [3/7] Experience at some level of usability research (e.g., conducting think-aloud usability test sessions, analyzing data, writing findings).
- [3/7] Ability to propose web design recommendations for the usability issues we identify.
- [3/7] Familiarity with the ‘web industry’ and especially its jargon (can be from experience with web development, design, research, writing, etc.).
- [2/7] Experience using a style manual (e.g. Chicago Manual of Style, APA, AP, or similar substantial style manual).
We furthermore expect that you are comfortable working remotely via digital platforms. However, as most of our team is either based in the eastern USA or western Europe, you must have at least 2 hours of daily scheduled work overlap with those timezones.
Salary: in accordance with qualifications.
Start date: as soon as possible
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