User Researcher, Team Xbox To put it simply, we are all about fun! And at Team Xbox, we care deeply about facilitating fun for everyone. Are you curious about how people interact with games and technology? Do you excel in storytelling with data? We are seeking a researcher with a passion and skill for generating consumer insights to help drive the development of world-class entertainment games and experiences. You will be joining a unique team at Microsoft known for pioneering and institutionalizing the adaptation of psychological research methods to games and the entertainment industry. In this position, you'll need to excel in understanding the needs, wants, and expectations of our customers to help inform the content we create for Microsoft's entertainment platforms (including Xbox One, Windows, and future platforms). You will: Partner with design and development teams to understand product goals and strategies Create research plans that involve and engage your team and impact product
We're looking for a passionate and innovative User Researcher to join our team. Strong candidates will have the following experiences and qualities: Minimum Requirements An advanced degree (Master's or Ph.D.) in behavioral or social sciences, such as psychology, human-computer interaction, human factors, sociology, anthropology or a related field, or equivalent industry experience Fluency in both qualitative and quantitative methodologies (e.g. interviewing, field studies, questionnaire development and survey research, experiments, usability studies, contextual inquiry, instrumentation, biometrics,
Preferred Skills Expertise in one or more qualitative research methods (e.g., fieldwork, observation, interviewing, etc.) with experience applying those methods to product development Experience in constructing, analyzing, and interpreting survey data A ccessibility user research experience Apply today to join our influential and established team of inter-disciplinary user researchers.