UX Researcher - Games
We are looking for a talented and passionate User Experience (UX) Researcher to work with cross-functional teams to design and execute research, explore the behavior and motivations of our players and gather insights that inform the design and product decisions.
Examples of responsibilities
Conduct user research for Embark products using a combination of qualitative and quantitative methodologies, including playtesting, usability evaluations, survey studies, player interviews, and online experiments (A/B testing).
Effectively communicate and share research findings to the product and design teams through written reports and verbal presentations.
Embed into game projects and work alongside Designers, Product Managers, and Engineers to continuously understand the user experience and to identify and plan impactful user studies to improve the quality of the product.
Leverage product and domain knowledge to deliver actionable recommendations and user-centric solutions. Identify root causes behind player needs and behaviors, in order to deliver actionable, reliable, and relevant recommendations for improving the product.
Collaborate with researchers, data scientists, business analysts, and other insights stakeholders to tackle cross-functional insights requests to stakeholders on all levels of the organization.
We would love if you have
A creative and curious mind with a passion for games and games user experience.
Analytical skills with the ability to take a variety of primary and secondary source materials such as analytics, survey results, user behavior, eye-tracking data, and best practices to craft actionable and unbiased recommendations.
Solid comprehension of the benefits and limitations of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process.
Knowledgeable about user research in games and user centric development for consumer applications.
3+ years of experience with a proven track record, preferably from the gaming industry, including experience integrating user research into product design.
Master’s degree or higher in Cognitive Science, Statistics, Human- Psychology, Computer Science, Computer Interaction, another or related field or equivalent working experience.
At Embark we offer competitive salaries, passionate colleagues to share knowledge with and much more, but most of all we invite you to take part of a journey into the unknown, to build creative, surprising and beautiful experiences together.
We welcome game makers of all sex, class, colour, age, gender identity, education, religion, opinion, culture, nation of origin, language, sexual orientation, shape, size, and ability.
Did we leave anyone out? Well, we welcome you, too! We think that the gaming industry is made better when everyone has a seat at the table.
Be yourself at Embark and make games while doing so. Please apply with confidence. We can’t wait to hear from you (in English)!
If this role doesn't quite match what you're looking for, feel free to apply to us via our "Open Application."
We empower everyone to create games
To realize this dream of ours, we explore and apply the latest technology, and we reimagine what games can become and how they should be built. All of us at Embark take part in shaping our culture. We succeed together, we fail together, and we learn together. If you’re passionate about games and our mission, bring your expertise, your enthusiasm, your crazy ideas, and let’s change the games industry forever. At Embark we offer a journey into the unknown, to build creative, surprising and beautiful experiences together.
UX Researcher - Games
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