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User / UX Researcher

English: none
Japanese: business
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

Envision, Plan and execute all the required action items required for conducting User Research to help our client & Cognizant understand the user needs. The outcome should help the project stakeholders to draw insights about the problem we are aiming to solve.


  • Conducts both qualitative and quantitative analyses using methods including, but not limited to, usability testing, heuristic assessments, comparative/competitive analysis, contextual observation, interviews, and surveys
  • Manages data files/records from data-gathering exercises across various Business Units
  • Makes significant contributions to brainstorms, critiques, and other collaborative sessions with multidisciplinary teams
  • Performs participant recruitment through creation of screeners and scheduling
  • Leads the analysis of existing data to draw meaningful insights in areas such as demographics, technology, client’s existing teaching methodology, consumers' preference, behaviour and perceptions
  • Reviews research observations, reports, interview summaries, interview session footages evaluates the findings and to derive UX recommendations
  • Provides significant input into formulating UX Design Strategy, suggestions on Design mock-ups and project scopes on the basis of user research outcomes
  • Understand the evolving learning trends in Japanese society
  • Establish the intent for the brainstorming sessions
  • Map the existing the user journey for all the key users


Must Requirements

  • 5+ years’ experience working in a professional capacity as User Experience Designer working on complex enterprise applications
  • Skill to conduct user interviews, focus groups discussions, and the any appropriate qualitative/quantitative research methods
  • Has working knowledge of surveys, diary studies, card sorting, tree-testing, focus groups, and stakeholder workshop facilitation
  • Ability to interact with end users from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, technical competence, cultural preferences, age group
  • Japanese Language Skills
  • Ability of understand the learning needs of students in various age brackets 

Want Requirements

  • Working experience with a UX Design Team
  • A good understanding of UI Designs, Design Thinking Methodology

About the Company

  • Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the US, Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.