User Research Analyst

Consumer Research · Frisco, Texas
Department Consumer Research
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit www.Gearbox.com


The Consumer Research Department at Gearbox Publishing is looking for a User Research Analyst to join our team! The User Research Analyst is responsible for collaborating with project developers and User Research Investigators to analyze study data collected on titles from across the Gearbox portfolio. In addition, this role will assist in the development of research methods and paradigms, and data collection tools and approaches. The User Research Analyst is also responsible for advocating for data collection and analysis best practices and helping to improve the Analysis Team’s capabilities through continued training, education, and research.


Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative User Research data from across all titles in the Gearbox portfolio.
  • Collaborate with User Research Investigators and members of the Market and Accessibility Research Teams on the design and implementation of lab-based and remote studies, and on the reporting and communication of results and findings.
  • Act on data requests from and proactively inform stakeholders from all departments and project teams at Gearbox.
  • Investigate new techniques and analysis approaches for projects through continued training, education, and research.
  • Advocate for best practices and use of data within the department and across disciplines.


Qualifications:

  • 1+ years product testing analysis and/or User Research data analysis experience, or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S., B.A.) in psychology, sociology, human factors, cognitive science, or other relevant social science field, or equivalent
  • Background, training, and/or course study related to qualitative/quantitative statistical analysis of human behavior.
  • Familiarity with one or more statistical software packages for languages for social science data (e.g. R, SPSS).
  • Strong ability to multitask and collaborate on two or more projects or parallel efforts.
  • Familiarity with game systems and design principles across a wide variety of console, PC, and mobile games.


Bonus Points For:

  • Familiarity with experimental design and User Research best practices from the games industry or related technical field that includes customer product testing.
  • Knowledge and proficiency with Tableau or other BI visualization software and/or SQL-based languages.
  • Experience with behavioral data modeling and simulation techniques.

 
Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. 

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  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
  • Department
    Consumer Research
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level