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14 days agoUbisoft

Junior User Researcher - Assassin's Creed/Splinter Cell VR - (f/m/d)

  • GERMANY
  • Teaching

Job description

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of video games worldwide with a network of over 44 locations. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players.

In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Assassin's Creed VR” and many more. In the Düsseldorf studio we have our own User Research lab to stay at the top of the industries developments

As Junior User Researcher, you will be responsible for preparing and running studies assessing the usability and appreciation of our games in order to validate the game design. This includes preparing the study protocol, data collection tools, data analysis, interpreting and reporting this data to answer the various objectives and needs of the production teams and the studio.

The project you will be working on is Assassin's Creed VR . This position requires you to work from Germany so relocation is necessary.

You will work with the latest technology, discovering developments in the user research field of VR within the scope of AAA video games as part of a passionate and friendly team.

Key requirements:

·  Possess a scientific, pragmatic and yet flexible approach
·  Be organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
·  Being able to handle customer contacts during tests including interviewing skills
·  Be proactive, innovative, autonomous and able to work under pressure

Your Skills:

·  Excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English
·  Excellent research skills (develop appropriate methods to answer research objectives, conduct appropriate analyses and communicate findings efficiently)
·  Proficient knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods and tools
·  Good knowledge of the videogame industry and a passion for games

Experience

·   Experience with VR User Research (no motion sickness as using VR will be essential to the role)
·  Experience in the video game industry
·  1 year minimum in a similar position or any other relevant research experience
·  Excellent research skills (develop appropriate methods to answer research objectives, conduct appropriate analyses and communicate findings efficiently)
·  Degree in ergonomics, HCI, cognitive psychology or other relevant experience

Bonus

·  Statistic knowledge and use of statistics programs (e.g. R) is an asset
·  Experience in accessibility and inclusive research and design

Studio Life

You will work in an open-minded, diverse international environment; your colleagues in the studio come from 55+ countries from around the world.

We bring the knowledge and experience of these passionate people together in our new open plan workspace created to give an inspiring and comfortable place to be together. With themed meeting rooms, cinema room, outdoor terrace, events rooms, games room and more, it is easy to feel at home. 

We want to help you stay an expert in your field and have guest speakers from the industry, workshops, online learning platforms, paid study time and a games and book library. We support work life balance with core working hours 10am-4pm as your wellbeing is of the utmost importance to us. 

With team events, clubs, gaming groups, free German classes, teams you will find friends from all over the studio to bond with. Not to mention our employee perks you'll have access too as well!

Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very international city close to the border of Germany famous for it's Japanese culture. With a Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine each year. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture. You can explore more of the city life  here .

Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK and Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. A large Deer park offers a natural sanctuary for those needing a break from the city life. More suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

The application  must  include  your resume, and a cover letter detailing your earliest starting date, salary expectations and motivation.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

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