Inclusive Design & Player Experiences - Research Thesis - EA Studios

Location: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden

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Requisition Number: 164919

Position Title: Intern General

External Description:

The thesis is offered for a period covering 6-months and will be within our Inclusive Design and Product Development team at EA Studios, Stockholm.

The thesis topic should address diversity and inclusion challenges and solutions that are directly applicable to the development process. There is some flexibility to the specific topic, based on your interests. Your topic may be selective to a section of needs such as measuring demographics data, measuring impact to the quality of our products in the context of inclusion and diversity in content and gameplay.

Relevant questions can include:

  • What are some challenges developers face regarding designing inclusive games?
  • What are some specific approaches we can experiment with to overcome development challenges across different genres?
  • What measurable impact does inclusion & diversity have on the quality of games?

What we look for

  • Applicants are welcomed from areas of study relevant to the subject, such as Human-Computer Interaction, Sociology, Psychology, Cognitive science, Game design, etc.
  • 0 to 2 years experience in research design
  • Familiarity with a range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies which may include but are not limited to; questionnaire development, survey research, card sorting, think aloud, cognitive walkthroughs, heuristics, usability testing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including presenting to large groups of individuals.
  • Must have teamwork skills and be a team player.
  • Must be able to work autonomously.
  • A passion for gaming
  • Experience in game or level design on any platform is considered a benefit, as is familiarity with the development process within the game or entertainment software industry.
  • Must be enrolled in a Master's program at a Swedish university

Please apply online with a CV and cover letter in English


We look forward to receiving your application!

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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.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts 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, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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