Senior Games User Researcher (Montréal, CA)

We’re seeking an experienced Senior Games User Researcher to join our new Montreal studio.  Player Research are offering a unique opportunity to take a leading role in the international growth of Player Research, as part of the Keywords Studios family.

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Job title: Senior Games User Researcher

Location: Montreal, Canada

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 expanding to additional regions globally, bringing our passion for accessible and actionable games UX research to Canada and North America from our new studio in Montreal.

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As a Senior Games User Researcher you’ll work with a wide-range of studios to design development-spanning 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 Canadian team, leading the growth of Player Research in North America

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

Applying your experience to find ways for Player Research to do 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

Fluent English

Legal right to work in Canada


Experience in training and/or teaching others

Ideally bilingual with French


Please submit your CV and covering letter to [email protected].

Stand out and be passionate. Good luck.

Don’t think you quite fit the profile? We’re also looking for a Junior to Mid-weight Games User Researcher in Montreal.


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