User Research Intern

Internship | Montréal, Québec, Canada

 

4 MONTHS INTERNSHIP - SUMMER SESSION 2021 (MAY TO AUGUST) - FULL TIME

 

USER RESEARCH INTERN

REPORTS TO: PLAYTEST MANAGER

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in defining the objectives of each test with the development teams and the user researchers;
  • With the help of the other researchers, design research protocols based on the objectives;
  • Participate in the recruitment and management of participants before and after each test;
  • Conduct the research studies, monitor the participants and collect any relevant notes on their behavior and reaction;
  • Participate in setting up the laboratory before and after each test;
  • From the observations, structured interviews & questionnaires during the test, write research results in a relevant and actionable way to help developers improve the quality of the game for the consumers.

 

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Achieving a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Psychology, Sociology, Marketing, Marketing research, Information science or related field;
  • Open-minded, autonomous and resourceful;
  • Skills in writing presentations;
  • Able to identify clearly problems (in the games tested) and organize the information (by priorities, level of impact);
  • Analytical skills, especially when talking about video games;
  • Experience with research, or qualitative research techniques or user testing is a plus. If not, be passionate about it;
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Basic understanding of game development processes, a plus;
  • Analytical skills/critical mind when it comes to video games.

 

INTERPERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Adaptable, action oriented, paying attention to details;
  • Efficient time management;
  • Empathetic, excellent relationship and soft skills.

 

MOTIVATION & INTERESTS:

  • Interest for User Research in general;
  • Motivated to learn about gamer’s behavior and ready to improve games through user research;
  • Having a genuine passion for video games is essential.

 

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