Senior User Research

Major Global IPs - Brand New Project - Fantastic Benefits Package

Job Type
Salary on application
12 days ago

Skillsearch is helping a games studio find and hire a Senior User Researcher to join their welcoming team in Manchester. The role comes with a generous salary, many excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career at a thriving Manchester company.  

The role of the Senior User Researcher is to support and enable the developers’ vision by empowering them with actionable insights about our players. You will apply your passion for understanding and evaluating the player experience to assist the design and production teams you are embedded in, to make data-informed decisions and ultimately make the greatest possible games. 

In your first few weeks in this Senior User Researcher role, you can expect to: 

  • Create and maintain a research strategy and budget that effectively accompanies the developers throughout the production and into post-launch 
  • Run the user studies required to collect valuable player data, using a wide variety of mixed-method research approaches and evolving best practices to deliver high-quality actionable insights, quickly and effectively 
  • Maintain a balance between pragmatism and scientific rigour to meet the needs of a fast-moving development environment 
  • Communicate research results through multiple channels (written and verbal), and help the team prioritise findings. 

To apply for this Senior User Researcher role, you will need extensive knowledge of human-computer Interaction, computer science, psychology or related fields, from industry experience or an academic background. You will also require the following: 

  • Knowledge of survey tools (e.g., Qualtrics, SurveyMonkey), familiarity with usability testing tools such as Tobii Eye Tracker, Ovo Studios, Morae, UserTesting, etc 
  • Experience in games User Research – including, but not limited to creating test plans, moderating user tests with both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, analysing data, and writing reports 
  • Demonstrated ability to positively impact and influence product design, development team partners, and the user. 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

If this full-time Senior User Research job in Manchester motivates and inspires you, please contact Ashley from Skillsearch at today. We'd love to help you get your next role. 

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Ashley Baker

Principal Resourcing Consultant (Game Animation, Development & Marketing)

Ash is one of our Animation, Development & Marketing consultants, working on Joe's team to find the best candidates the market has to offer! However, being great at finding the best people the best jobs isn’t Ash’s only claim to fame... His first taste of success was when he featured in an ad for the Champion’s League! If a job in animation, development or marketing is your goal, get in touch with Ash today!

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