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UX Researcher

Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, CA 92606
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Blizzard Entertainment has been rated for several years by Fortune as one of the "Best Places to Work". We are a community of 4000 global employees who are passionate about not only gaming, but entertainment and the technology that drives our users experience. Our goal is delighting our users, and providing a world of creativity and adventure around every corner.

Corporate Applications brings innovation and transformative technologies to enable all of Blizzard to deliver on making epic experiences that engage and delight our users. We are an incubator for ideas and pragmatic in finding solutions to problems that make Blizzard globally more effective and efficient. We empower our team to lead company-wide initiatives, be a force for positive change, and directly impact all employees by supporting them in the quest to deliver epic games.

Come join our team and contribute to behind-the-scenes initiatives and the inner workings of Blizzard. Here we are focused on challenging problems and apply cutting-edge technologies to solve them. We value great UX/UI and have a dedicated team of creative designers. A customer-first mentality and Blizzard polish is core to what we do here, and we want people who join our team to feel the same way too. Our culture is unique. Work is fun and fast-paced. We are collaborative and communicative because we are a world-class organization and need to reach out to our users in different geographic regions. We are a family, and the people care about each other as a team and are the type of folks you want to play games with during lunch. If all this sounds interesting to you, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a UX Researcher with a passion for identifying and reporting on our users' needs, expectations, and desires across our portfolio of applications. This role would be responsible for a core contribution on a wide range of initiatives.

Responsibilities

Help ship beautiful software products by working closely with Engineers, PMs, Designers, and QA Team up with, and mentor your coworkers as we research the unique challenges Blizzard presents to us Create and execute a wide array of User and Product research and interviews Understand what our users are doing and why through Analytics, competitive analysis, interviews, A/B testing, usability, and more Help establish best practices for design, program management and engineering teams to leverage user research Strategize and contribute to the design of products and features with the right combination of creativity, moxie and energy to get things done

Requirements

Minimum of 2 years as Researcher, Data Scientist, Usability Specialist, Analyst, or similar on websites, software applications, games and mobile apps Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience with a strong portfolio of work Exceptional design research skills and strong understanding of usability in digital products Proficiency using/conducting design research and the use of design tools such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Axure, InVision, Sketch, etc. Effectively collaborate and communicate with multidisciplinary team members to explain and evangelize research findings and proposals Strong communicator with a passion to learn and contribute Great attention to detail and solid organization A self-starter that loves a team environment Open-minded, friendly, with a positive attitude Examples of data-driven decision-making based on your research Examples of easily digestible story-based research findings Examples of both quantitative and qualitative reports

Pluses

Experience in researching and designing user-interfaces for complex applications Experience leveraging "Atomic" design principles Submission / Portfolio Instructions Cover Letter, resume and a portfolio with examples of your design work Only online submissions will be accepted (e.g. website, blog or online album)

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We've worked hard to champion an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences ever. Join us!





Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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