Summer 2020: UX Research Intern (MS/PhD)

Location: Redwood City, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 159200

Position Title: Intern General

External Description:

The UX Research Intern will support a new initiative at EA to measure the quality of our games in development. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning about a career in UX Research and video games.

Responsibilities:

  • You will conduct one or more research projects to benchmark the quality of EA games in development and provide recommendations to game teams on how to improve the experience.
  • You will support all aspects of each project from project kick-off to reporting.
  • You will work with recruiters and operations team members to schedule research participants.
  • You will craft the survey based on a new framework for evaluating game quality.
  • You will moderate the playtest sessions with participants to collect data.
  • You will analyze the data and create a report to present to the game team and the UX Research team.

Abilities:

  • Not afraid to speak out and ask questions
  • Not afraid to get hands dirty with data, but also see the bigger picture
  • Flexibility to work on multiple projects
  • Interest in video games

Background:

  • Candidate for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree; relevant courses include experimental psychology, statistics, or anthropology
  • We are only considering students who will be enrolled in a master's or PhD program in the summer of 2020, slated to graduate in fall of 2020 or spring of 2021.
  • Proficiency in English
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint knowledge.
  • Proficiency in basic inferential statistics (e.g., significance testing).
  • Experience with the following are a plus:
  • Survey platforms (e.g., Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey)
  • Statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS, R, MATLAB)

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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Date Opened: 2019-12-19 22:46:15.243

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