Senior UX Researcher - Games

Scroll to content

We are looking for a talented and passionate Senior User Experience (UX) Researcher to work with cross-functional teams to design and execute research, explore the behaviour and motivations of our players and gather insights that inform the design and product decisions.

Examples of responsibilities

  • Embed into game projects and work alongside Designers, Product Managers, and Engineers to identify and plan impactful research opportunities. 
  • Design and conduct user research for all Embark products. 
  • Collect and analyze player behaviour through a wide variety of methods, such as playtesting, usability evaluations, survey studies, player interviews, gameplay telemetry analysis and online experiments (A/B testing). 
  • Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into research. 
  • Generate new methodologies that will pertain to each product’s unique gameplay and sensibility.
  • Distinguish root recommendations inspired by player needs and behaviours.
  • Effectively communicate research findings to the product and design teams through written reports and verbal presentations. 
  • Leverage product and domain knowledge to deliver actionable recommendations and user-centric solutions. 
  • Work with teams to devise new ways to effectively share and leverage research and insights about the products and players to continuously improve the user experience. 
  • Evangelize user research across the company while setting new exceptional and operative standards.

We would love if you have

  • A creative and curious mind with a passion for games and games user experience.
  • Inspiring and knowledgeable about research methodology in general.
  • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to take a variety of primary and secondary source materials such as analytics, survey results, user behaviour, eye-tracking data, and best practices to craft actionable and unbiased recommendations.
  • Show a strong comprehension of the benefits and limitations of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process.
  • 5+ years of experience with a proven track record, preferably from the gaming industry, including experience integrating user research into product design.
  • Master’s degree or higher in Cognitive Science, Statistics, Human- Psychology, Computer Science, Computer Interaction, another or related field or equivalent working experience.

At Embark we offer competitive salaries, a generous profit-sharing program, and much more, but most of all we invite you to take part of a journey into the unknown, to build creative, surprising and beautiful experiences together.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and are looking forward to reading more about you (in English)!

If this role doesn't quite match what you're looking for, feel free to apply to us via our "Open Application.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Temporarily remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

We empower everyone to create games

To realize this dream of ours, we explore and apply the latest technology, and we reimagine what games can become and how they should be built. All of us at Embark take part in shaping our culture. We succeed together, we fail together, and we learn together. If you’re passionate about games and our mission, bring your expertise, your enthusiasm, your crazy ideas, and let’s change the games industry forever. At Embark we offer a journey into the unknown, to build creative, surprising and beautiful experiences together.