User Researcher (Temp)

Job typeData Research/Usability, Game Development/Publishing, Research
LocationUnited States - Kirkland, Washington
TypeTemporary
Posted DateMay. 06, 2019
What part will you play?

WB Games is looking for a Temp User Researcher to work on games for all platforms including consoles, PC, and mobile. As a User Researcher you will moderate groups through test sessions where data is collected on our games, as well as run usability sessions and 1-on-1 testing. During each session you will observe participant behavior and communicate that information back to the group. You will also be responsible for writing up findings. Experience running research sessions is critical.
  • Prepare and execute playtest studies.
  • Work with Senior User Researchers to conduct user testing.
  • Recruit the necessary amount and participant profile for each study.
  • Submit nightly notes/observations for each test.
  • Write playtest reports for the development team.
  • Administer each playtest in a non-biased manner.
  • Develop and evolve the playtest recruitment database.
  • Special projects on occasion (Data Entry, Recruiting events).
What do we require from you?
  • Pursuit of relevant college degree (branches of experimental psychology, human computer interaction, human factors, or related field).
  • 3 years of experience in a related role.
  • Knowledge of research design, qualitative, and quantitative methodologies.
  • Comfortable speaking in front of groups with authority.
  • Experience moderating large groups effectively without supervision.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office Software (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Familiar with game design theory and development process for video games.
  • Genuinely enjoy gaming in all forms.

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.