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UX Research Intern

Are you passionate about journalism? So are we!

Happs is a mobile news network that live-streams the most fascinating, important, and interesting “happenings” in the world. In an era where traditional news outlets have become antiquated, Happs is putting power in the hands of a new generation. We have built a global community of contributors who are armed with smartphones, have a passion for storytelling, and are determined to bring untold stories to the forefront—stories that compel, fascinate, spark discussion, shock the conscience, generate awareness and inspire the next generation.

Our team of news and startup innovators have built and exited multiple large and successful companies, including Channel One (acq $200M), Current TV (acq $500M), Reserve Media (acq 2018), and ZypMedia. We are backed by amazing investors like Corazon Capital, Happy Street Ventures, and the founder of Firebase.

Happs is looking for an User Experience Researcher Intern. In this role, you will work with our Product and Engineering team to understand our users and improve the experience. You'll be intergral in shaping our products by understanding our users' pain pionts, needs and translating them int opportunites to improve the product. The ideal candidate is fearlessly motivated to get out of the building and talk to customers, creatively stimulated, research-oriented, and highly organized.

User research, in-person (or remote) interviews, and user persona definition.
Define user psychology and idneitfy opportunites for product improvement

Must have:
Good at receiving feedback from both users and peers
Drive projects while maintaining attention to detail and staying deadline-oriented.

Nice to have:
Proficiency with Sketch
Agile process experience
Analysis experience

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Happs focuses on Mobile, News, Journalism, and Broadcasting. Their company has offices in Los Angeles. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.happs.tv or find them on Twitter.

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