Montreal

MINDGEEK JOB DESCRIPTION

UX Research Specialist

Montreal

Nutaku is the world’s largest English gaming platform dedicated to 18+ titles. The rebellious and multi-stimulating gaming platform was born in January of 2015 with the launch of our first three PC games.

We have since grown to become the largest free-to-play browser and adult gaming platform in the world, boasting 300+ games, 25 million players, and over 150 million visits per month.

Nutaku offers wide range of gaming experiences on both PC and Mobile.

 

As the UX Research Specialist to you will:

We are looking for an experienced UX Research Specialist to join the Nutaku team. As a UX Research Specialist at Nutaku, you will be responsible for conceptualizing and forming data-driven product and platform improvements and features. You will work with a lead User Experience specialist to analyze player behaviors, research and uncover UX issues, and propose solutions. You will track a user’s journey from the very beginning to several different possible ends. You should be innovative, thoughtful and empathetic to user’s needs.

Your Background Likely Includes:

  • Work with the User Experience Lead to analyze user data
  • Manage and conduct user research, compile qualitative and quantitative insights including focus groups, user videos, user interviews, surveys, concept studies and more
  • Compile user feedback from active community forums and other social platforms
  • Research player personas (user personas) and investigate player behavior
  • Lead the users throughout the process of proposing, wireframing, and implementing UX improvements
  • Identify research topics and present findings to the team to facilitate human-centered thinking throughout the organization
  • Participate in recruitment activities for user research
  • Plan and implement the overall user research strategy and methods

UX Research Specialist requirements and qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience as UX Research Specialist or similar role
  • Education in Psychology, Human Factors, HCI, Design, Cognitive Science, Communications/Marketing, or a related field
  • Comfortable launching and iterating quickly and interpreting data
  • In-depth understanding of UI design
  • Experience conducting user studies, moderating sessions and communicating insights
  • Experience with qualitative and user-centered design methodologies
  • Experience with Discord and other online gaming social platforms would be an asset
  • Extensive experience working with mobile user experience
  • Working knowledge of quantitative, behavioral analysis and statistics
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to work in a rapidly evolving, high-productivity work environment
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Stay sharp by taking part at one of our Hackathons, Engineering retreats, Lunch & Learns or Leadership Seminars.
  • Daily breakfast as well as monthly lunches
  • Flex time and summer hour schedule
  • A 500$ fitness allowance
  • Epic parties throughout the year including summer BBQ, Halloween costume party, Holiday bash and 5 a 7s
  • Opportunity to give back to the community through our Pay it Forward Program, Ronald Macdonald House visits and supporting the MindGeek Scholarship Fund for Dans la Rue
  • A chance to work with a first-class team !

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No telephone calls please. No agency calls or emails.