UX Researcher, Qualitative

at Meta in Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Description


Our UX Research team is designing for the global diversity of human needs, which requires us to deeply understand the behaviors of the people behind them. Our researchers tackle some of the most complex challenges to gain deeper insights into how people interact with each other and the world around them, and work collaboratively to contribute new ideas to products that impact the experiences of billions of people on a global scale. This job description represents different full-time roles across Meta.We use a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods to accomplish our goals, including surveys, focus groups, field studies, usability tests, and 1:1 interviews. We value a diverse range of perspectives and stem from many different backgrounds.We’re looking for excellent communicators who are knowledgeable about research devoted to understanding people, and curious about the relationship between technology and society. They will also need to be comfortable in a fast-moving organization, open-minded about learning new research methods, committed to high-quality and rigorous research, and focused on influencing the future of Meta.

Required Skills:

UX Researcher, Qualitative Responsibilities:

1. Work closely with product and business teams to identify research topics

2. Act as a thought leader in the domain of research, while advocating for the people who could use our products

3. Design and execute end-to-end custom primary research using a wide variety of methods

4. Design studies that address both user behavior and attitudes

5. Effectively manage and prioritize research plans through ambiguous and fast-changing environments, align and efficiently execute critical insights and work with a large group of stakeholders

6. Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways

7. Work cross-functionally with design, product management, content strategy, engineering and marketing

8. Generate insights that both fuel ideation and evaluate designs

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

9. Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years of relevant experience within user experience, applied research setting and/or product research and development, Master’s degree and 2+ years relevant experience, or a PhD and relevant experience

10. Experience conducting In-Depth Interviews or Focus Groups and Concept Testing or Usability Testing

11. Interest in and experience executing hands-on, primary research

12. Experience translating research findings into strategic narratives

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

13. Experience with consumer products, consumer insights, or product development

14. Degrees in a human behavior related field, such as Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Sociology, Communication, Information Science, Media Studies, Computer Science, or Economics

Public Compensation:

$99,000/year to $163,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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Job Posting: JC259993327

Posted On: May 17, 2024

Updated On: Jul 18, 2024

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