Senior Games User Researcher (Brighton, UK)

We’re seeking an experienced Mid-Weight and Senior Games User Researchers to join our research team in Brighton, UK.  Player Research are offering a unique opportunity to take a leading role in the national and international growth of Player Research, as part of the Keywords Studios family.

Job title: Mid/Senior Games User Researcher

Location: Brighton, UK

Reports to: Company Director

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience

Player Research are the world’s leading independent video games user research and playtesting studio. We provide award-winning research services to the video games industry across the globe, including expert playtesting, usability reviews, play diaries and so much more. As a part of the Keywords Studios family we’re excited to be growing our team in Brighton and to additional regions globally, sharing our passion for accessible and actionable games UX research.

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As a Senior Games User Researcher you’ll be a part of the management and thought-leadership team at Player Research, based in Brighton, UK. You’ll work with a wide-range of studios to design whole-cycle research plans, manage research programs, and conduct world-leading games user research. Be part of our growth and success by leading methodology development, process improvement, team management, and outreach to both new clients and the games user research community at large.

Research design, execution and management for a wide range of client studios

Teaching, training and growing our UK team

Leading the development of new games user research methodologies, tools and services

Applying your experience to find ways for Player Research to be better in everything we do

Defining bespoke research plans to best answer client needs, use a broad range of user research methods

Write, speak, present and educate others on the importance of games user research

Anything else you feel you can contribute to professional growth of both yourself and Player Research in our supportive work environment



Three or more years experience in leading user research for video games

Experience in team management and/or personnel management

Boundless interest in progressing the field of games user research methods, deliverables and education


Experience in training and/or teaching others


Please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your interest in working with Player Research to

Stand out and be passionate. Good luck.

Player Research are also seeking Games User Researchers at varying seniorities in Montreal and Brighton. Questions about the position can be directed to us in confidence via