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Associate User Experience Researcher
Posted on 11/11/2022
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Developing research methodologist, familiar with a variety of user research methods, such as expert review, usability testing, playtesting, survey design, text & verbal analysis, observational fieldwork, and statistical analysis
  • Strong communicator, able to effectively communicate findings derived from data
  • Growth mindset and ability to learn quickly from mistakes
  • Highly motivated to seek opportunities to improve quality of work and deepen knowledge
  • Passionate interest in video games across a wide variety of genres with a curiosity for understanding player motivations and behaviors
  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors Engineering, or related field
  • Postgraduate degree in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors Engineering, or related field
  • 1-2 years of practical experience developing study designs, testing, analyzing, reporting, and communicating findings in video games or an equivalent field
  • Thoroughly review and demonstrate understanding of study goals, requirements, and plans
  • Execute plans to achieve study goals as defined by more senior researchers
  • Collect accurate data via survey, observation, interview, and telemetry
  • Moderate studies based on scripts provided by more senior researchers
  • Independently troubleshoot basic lab, technical, and process issues when conducting studies
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Core Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices