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Help Wanted: Part-time Lean User Experience Research Apprentices!

By December 12, 2012 July 31st, 2016 No Comments

JLR Interactive/TradeYa is hiring part-time aspiring or jr-level User Experience researchers and designers for a month-long paid apprenticeship program. This is an opportunity to get your hands dirty conducting Guerrilla User Research and Lean UX experiments on a totally killer MVP this January 2013!

 • Start date is as soon as December 24th, 2012 or by January 1, 2013. The project will last through the entire month of January 2013.
• Pay rate is $8.00 an hour with a commitment of 14 hrs per week. You must be available during the business day at least 10 of those hours.
• Work is a mixture of on-site at a variety of cafes and co-working spaces in the Los Angeles area and off-site from your homes if you are fully Skype enabled and decent with InDesign and/or Photoshop. There will be a mandatory training session held on Jan 2nd in South Pasadena that runs 2pm-6pm including dinner!

Your responsibilities will include:

(1) Helping us connect analytical tools to our live MVP so we can measure conversion
(2) Tracking the metrics we need to capture into our Funnel Matrix tool
(3) Brainstorming totally insane customer acquisition experiments
(4) Planning and conducting Guerilla User Research interviews and tests in the field.

This one-off apprenticeship program will be a hands-on, intense learning and testing phase for TradeYa’s just launched beta MVP. It will also be 100% guided under the personal mentorship of Jaime Levy.

Those with Lean Startup acumen and/or former “A” students of Jaime’s UCLA Extension UX Design classes are highly desired.

Please contact us ASAP if you are interested. Include your weekly availability from December 24th – January 31st. Also include your months/years of professional Internet-related work (i.e. 10 Years as a Graphic Designer), studying User Experience Design and/or conducting any type of user research studies.