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Ubisoft Research moderator (4 month contract) Temporary in Montréal, QC

Ubisoft

Branch Montréal QC CA

Position:
Research moderator (4 month contract)
Location:
Montréal, QC

Telephone recruitment of test participants based on a pre-established target profile; Knowledge of individual interviewing techniques is considered an asset….

Job Description

Ubisoft Montreal, an industry leading developer of video games, located in the heart of Montreal’s Mile-End, offers a unique environment where creativity, teamwork and cutting-edge technology bring to life critically acclaimed video games and iconic AAA franchises. You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, an open learning environment, and contribute to an international team driving innovation.

Summary:
In collaboration with the project manager and the analyst responsible for the study, the primary role of the research moderator is to gather and compile data from studies conducted by the user research laboratory. The holder of this position is also responsible for recruiting participants according to a predetermined profile of subjects for these studies.

Responsibilities:
Production and collection of observations related to the usability of the game and the participants’ gaming experience;
Conducting individual, directed and semi-directed interviews with participants;
Administration of feedback questionnaires on the gaming experience;
Participation in daily reviews with the test analyst;
Telephone recruitment of test participants based on a pre-established target profile;
Participation in the compilation of the results (pre-processing of the data);
Review of the test tools (recruitment filter, note-taking tool, questionnaires …);
Any other related duties required by the Project Authority or Team Leader. Qualifications

Education:
College-level training or equivalent.
Bachelors degree in cognitive psychology, ergonomics, IT or other equivalent training or experience is considered an asset.
Level Design or Game Design training is considered an asset.

Relevant experience:
Proficiency in set-up for the different game consoles for solo and multiplayer testing.
Good knowledge of the video game industry is required.
Good knowledge of MS Office suite.
Knowledge of user research is considered an asset.
Knowledge of individual interviewing techniques is considered an asset.

Skills

Excellent analytical skills;
Autonomy and resourcefulness;
Ability to remain focused for long periods of time;
Good interpersonal skills;
Empathy;
Patience.

Knowledge

Solid knowledge of the video game industry and of the games released by competitors;
Technical understanding of video game platforms;
Proficiency in French and English, spoken and written.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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