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Senior Researcher
Central Strategic Insights
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Leadership
Management
Research
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Anthropology, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related discipline plus 5 years of relevant research experience (an advanced degree can account for 1 to 2 years of experience depending on Master's or PhD)
  • Broad experience in a quantitative and qualitative research methods including conducting interviews and performing survey research with deep expertise in at least one of these areas
  • 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, owns larger problems/projects/workstreams
Responsibilities
  • Work as part of a central team to studying the global gaming audience and the audiences of Riot games across the portfolio to inform portfolio and product strategy across all of our games
  • 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 your results with other Rioters in clear, illustrative presentations
  • Mentor other researchers, helping them learn from your own experiences
Desired Qualifications
  • 2+ years doing research specifically in the games industry
  • 2+ years of experience working directly with senior executives (includes clients)
  • Familiarity with basic statistical methods for data analysis (regressions, correlations, factor analyses)
  • Experience working with game teams, including designers, engineers, artists
  • Vendor management experience
  • Experience leading complex efforts with multiple collaborators
Riot Games

1,001-5,000 employees

Online game developer
Company Overview
Riot Games' mission is to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world.
Benefits
  • Healthcare
  • Family Care
  • Open Paid Time Off
  • Retirement
  • Play Fund
  • Donation Matching
Company Core Values
  • Player Experience First.
  • Dare to Dream.
  • Thrive Together.
  • Execute with Intelligence.
  • Stay Hungry; Stay Humble