Research Operations Specialist - 4 months FTC
Craft:Customer & Game Support
Are you passionate about Players? Do you want to champion player experience in research, the game production process and company strategy? Are you proficient in research operations and interested in a role on a fantastic tight- knit team?
We are looking for a professional with a background in consumer research and research operations. You will work within the Player Initiatives team, collaborating with various teams across King to ensure proper research operations processes are set up and followed.
You will work with UX specialists, designers and developers to connect them to our players and find answers to product design questions.
Your role within our Kingdom
As part of the Player Initiatives team you will assist with the day- to- day operational aspects of supporting the King Research Community.
This role reports to the Director of Player Initiatives, VIP and Product and is based in Stockholm, London or Barcelona.
Key responsibilities to include:
Source and recruit players from King games
Ensure a player- first approach through the entire experience by being the face and voice of King when engaging with players
Assist in the implementation of the best research methods to answer questions
Collate player feedback to help with research studies
Manage a backlog of requests to ensure timely delivery meeting stakeholder expectations
Assist in maintaining the player research data storage
Track project metrics to report on service performance
Maintain and grow the key relationships with King Researchers
Scrutinise processes, systems and tools to maximise improvement opportunities
Skills to create thrills
- Knowledge of how great researchers, and research teams, operate
- Experience in player sourcing with strong customer- facing expertise and a good understanding of product development
- Working knowledge on informed consent procedures and data governance in relation to research participants and data storage
- Understating that research ops is more than just participant recruitment
Agile and proactive with a non- hierarchical mindset
A passion for players
Individual, but team player
Knowledge of tools like JIRA, Calendy and Survey Monkey
Gaming sector experience preferred
King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
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