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Games User Researcher – London, Salary up to £65K DOE – Games – Contract

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OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Engineering
Salary DOE
Location UK - South East

Location: London
Salary: up to £65K DOE
Job Type: Contract
Project: Games

My client is looking for a Games User Researcher to join their team for a contract running at least to end of June 2014
Primary responsibilities
Plan and conduct user research activities for new entertainment products and established video game franchises. The candidate will work closely with senior researchers to understand the product goals and strategies, and develop and execute research activities that will impact product design and quality. The candidate will be responsible for gathering and interpreting data from lab studies, surveys, and other research methodologies and translating results into actionable recommendations.

Candidates should have advanced degrees in experimental psychology (experimental, social, cognitive, etc.), human computer interaction, human factors, or equivalent industry experience. Experience in the game development, consumer, or entertainment software industry is highly desirable but not required.

Required skills:
Candidates must be knowledgeable in research design, fluent in a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies and be able to quickly and effectively analyse and present data to influence product design and implementation. These methodologies may include discount and RITE usability studies, field studies, questionnaire development and survey research, usage log analysis, and competitive benchmarking. The candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills, persuasiveness, and the ability to make group presentations. Candidates should have general knowledge of and interest in a wide range of digital entertainment products and video games. Insight into game design principles is also highly desirable.

For the opportunity to be part of this team please send your cv and work examples FAO Catherine to officemanager@opmjobs.com or call +44 1206 214416

Catherine Cope| Design and Analytics Consultant
OPM Response Ltd | Ground Floor, Anderson House, 228 Old London Road, Marks Tey, Colchester, CO6 1HD
Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214416 | Email: Catherine@opmjobs.com | Skype: catherine.cope.opm |