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Research Moderator at Activision Publishing Inc

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Santa Monica, California

Job Description:

Activision, headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, is looking for detail-oriented temporary Research Moderator with a passion for games, science, and the voice of the players. As a Research Moderator, you’ll be mentored by a Manager of User Research and take your first step into the games industry by working on the largest gaming franchises in the world.



·           Get on the job training and mentoring from industry experts in user research and game analysis

·           Be the voice of the player base to the developers and see the game evolve based on player feedback

·           Contribute your unique and interesting ideas to the field of games user research



·           Assists with the execution of user-tests including setup, breakdown, game review, intake/outtake of participants, recording/reporting of the players' experiences, and other research related activities

·           Provide summarized research results for discussion and write-up 

·           Craft and edit reports and surveys as required

·           Maintain lab and equipment

·           Recruit participants through internal or external recruiting methods

·           Run selected studies

·           Support all User Research staff in day-to-day tasks



·       A Bachelor’s degree in game development or a field focusing on human subject research (e.g., psychology, human computer interaction, human factors, communications, market research, anthropology, or similar).

·       Good interpersonal communication (both written and verbal)

·       Excellent organizational and analytical skills

·       Adaptable and quick learner that enjoys tackling a large variety of problems.

·       Must be able to handle a variety of responsibilities without getting overwhelmed.

·       Must have a passion for video games and should be well versed in Activision’s titles.

·       Familiarity with FPS and console games is a plus.