Senior User Experience Researcher

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • Washington, United States

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Requisition Number: 166222

Position Title: Sr Researcher

External Description:

We are EA—the world's largest video game publisher. You are probably familiar with many of our titles— FIFA, Madden, NHL, UFC, Apex Legends, The Sims, and Jedi: Fallen Order to name a few. But what does that mean for you? It means more opportunities to unleash your creative genius, be inspired by those around you and ignite your path in any direction you choose.

The Challenge Ahead

We are looking for a Senior UX Researcher who should not only love to play games but also has a passion for shaping and evaluating the gaming experience. You are excited to be part of an accomplished and advanced team shaping the future of EA games across devices. You will apply your passion for research and digital entertainment to the development of fun and creative gaming experiences. You will develop research plans that span the full product development cycle and integrate user research into the game product development process.

You will lead research team for exciting game franchise(s), and you will report to the Senior User Research Manager.

Main responsibilities:

  • Conduct user research activities for our sports console franchises
  • Work with game teams and studio leadership to understand franchise goals and strategies
  • Communicate research results to multiple levels of the organisation in creative ways that create impact while providing recommendations and ongoing design consultation
  • Develop long-term user research strategy plans
  • Promote and inspire innovation in the EA global UX Research team

Qualifications & Skills:

  • You have an advanced degree in experimental psychology, human-computer interaction, human factors, or a related field, or equivalent industry experience
  • You have 5+ years' industry experience in research design and conducting user research studies across platforms
  • You have expertise in research design, experience in multiple methodologies
  • You can assimilate new ideas and information quickly, recommend actions using objective data, and influence the actions taken based on that data
  • Experience with statistical packages desirable

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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.

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 new parent 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.

Date Opened: 2021-06-01 18:54:33.75

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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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