Principal Researcher
Central Strategic Insights
Posted on 7/19/2023
INACTIVE
Riot Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Online game developer
Company Overview
Riot Games' mission is to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world.
Consumer Software
Gaming

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$24M

Founded

2006

Headquarters

Los Angeles, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

18%
Locations
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Anthropology, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related discipline
  • At least 8 years of relevant research experience
  • 3+ years doing research specifically in the games industry
  • Experience conducting research to answer product or portfolio strategy questions
  • Experience synthesizing & socializing research results and distilling results into impactful recommendations for product leadership
  • Trusted to operate independently regardless of structure and to have owned larger problems/projects/workstreams
Responsibilities
  • Construct, organize, and execute studies and surveys across a variety of methods designed to answer business and product strategy questions
  • Partner with analysts, researchers, and designers to generate insights and frameworks that’ll inform the strategic direction of various games
  • Be an effective advocate for players and provide strategic guidance about their wants, needs, and behaviors
  • Provide strategic insights to test teams’ assumptions and inform their actions
  • Share research results with other Rioters in clear, illustrative presentations
  • Mentor other researchers, helping them learn from your own experiences
Desired Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience working directly with senior executives
  • Familiarity with basic statistical methods for data analysis (regressions, correlations, factor analyses)
  • Experience working with game teams through the entire lifecycle of the product (development, launch, and live operations)
  • Vendor management experience
  • Experience leading complex efforts with multiple collaborators