User Research Intern

Internship | Montréal, Québec, Canada

 

SUMMER 2022 INTERNSHIP / 4 MONTHS (MAY-AUGUST)
FULL-TIME / 4-DAYS WEEK (FROM MONDAY TO THURSDAY, 32H/WEEK)

 

Important: Only students registered in a study program at the time of the internship are eligible.

 

Workplace:

Remote.

Hybrid or at the office possible according to the sanitary rules in force at the time of the internship.

(Address: 400 boulevard de Maisonneuve West - 5th floor, Montreal, QC H3A 1L4)

 

USER RESEARCH INTERN

POSITION(S) AVAILABLE: 1

REPORTS TO: PLAYTEST & RESEARCH MANAGER

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in defining the objectives of each user test with the development teams and the Playtest & Research Manager;
  • Design research protocols adapted to the objectives, with the research team;
  • Participate in the recruitment and management of participants before and after each test;
  • Participate in setting up the laboratory before and after each test;
  • Conduct research studies, observe participants and take notes on their experience and reactions;
  • Based on observations, structured interviews and test questionnaires, write research results in a relevant and actionable way to help production teams improve the quality of the games for consumers.

 

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree student in Marketing Research, Psychology, Sociology or other related field;
  • Experience in research, qualitative research techniques or usability testing, a strong asset. If no experience, demonstrate a real enthusiasm for Research;
  • Good knowledge of the Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint);
  • Good presentation writing skills;
  • Ability to clearly identify issues and prioritize information;
  • Understanding of game development processes, an asset.
  • French-English bilingualism.

 

INTERPERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Open-mindedness, autonomy and resourcefulness;
  • Analytical/critical mind, especially when it comes to video games;
  • Rigor, ease of adaptation and action-oriented attitude;
  • Ability to manage time effectively;
  • Empathy and ease in dealing with others.

 

MOTIVATION & INTERESTS:

  • Interest in User Research and curiosity to learn about players behavior;
  • Passion for video games and desire to participate in the improvement of our products, a strong asset.

 

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