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Research Coordinator



Wargaming is seeking a Research Coordinator for their Center for Player Insights. The role involves coordinating research projects for live service games and in-development titles, collaborating with game development teams to identify research needs, developing research plans and timelines, managing recruitment for internal research projects, ensuring compliance with research protocols and legal regulations, and fostering relationships across the company and vendors. The ideal candidate should have experience with end-to-end research, understanding of various research methods, experience working with vendors, strong organizational and project management skills, passion for games and game user experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. The job requires travel within the US to meet with/review vendors in their locations.

Job description

Job Description:

Wargaming is looking for a Research Coordinator for our growing Center for Player Insights. In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating research projects for our live service games, as well as in-development titles.

Working closely with game teams, researchers, and vendors, you will be able to directly influence the development of our products.

Your involvement will be crucial in advancing the processes and tools related to planning, recruiting, and running research projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with game development teams to identify research needs and provide recommendations on vendors and research methodologies.

  • Develop research plans and timelines according to project requirements.

  • Be the primary point of contact for research vendors and ensure projects with vendors are executed flawlessly.

  • Maintaining and upkeeping the playtesting lab in Austin, TX, and working together with researchers to run playtests.

  • Manage the recruitment for internal research projects and continually improve it to ensure a smooth process for the team and participants.

  • Ensure compliance with research protocols and legal regulations and recommend new approaches to improve research processes and outcomes.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with end-to-end research (either in-house or in an external agency).

  • Understanding the applicability of various research methods (quantitative and qualitative) for different business needs.

  • Experience working with vendors (gathering requirements, writing a brief, researching and selecting vendors, managing proposals and contracts).

  • Ability to foster and maintain relationships across the company and vendors.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills.

  • Passion for games and game user experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Readiness to travel within the US to meet with/review vendors in their locations.

Additional Skills:

  • Good command of UX Research

  • Understanding of the game development process

  • Experience playing Wargaming Titles

About Wargaming 

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 15 offices worldwide, including studios in Chicago, Prague, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Vilnius. Our diverse and multicultural team works together to deliver a top-class experience to millions of players who enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms. Our flagship products include free-to-play hits World of Tanks, World of Warships and World of Tanks Blitz.

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Location: Austin, TX

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-03-24

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