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Join Our Team: We're Hiring a Research Assistant (Social Sciences)

Location: Celebration, FL

Department: Social Sciences & Video Games

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Student (College)

Immersyve, Inc.
Position is based in Celebration, FL
No remote or telecommute possible at this time

 

Overview:

Immersyve is on the hunt for a skilled, energetic and game-loving Research Assistant who would play a role in research implementation, data entry and analysis, building data visuals, and assisting in moderating game lab and high-level analysis and reporting.  This position would be involved in everything "research" that we do here at Immersyve (e.g., survey creation, hypothesis generation, app development, data analysis, and report writing).

Beyond having research chops, we are looking for someone that will have a positive impact on our company culture, products and clients. If you are hardworking, curious, highly communicative and hungry to continually improve yourself, keep reading.

At Immersyve you will have the opportunity to gain experience working on a variety of projects with clients from a wide range of industries (video games, healthcare, finance, etc.). We are a small but insanely effective team. There is a tremendous degree of autonomy to choose how you develop professionally and how you can directly help grow the company. It’s like a choose-your-own-adventure book on steroids. We will work tirelessly to cultivate your growth and to ensure that you are able to do the best work of your life.

 

About Immersyve

How does Immersyve know so much about motivating, fostering autonomy and empowering the people who work here? Glad you asked.

Immersyve is a research company whose founding team includes Edward Deci and Richard Ryan, creators of the leading scientific theory of motivation in the world - Self-Determination Theory (SDT) – regularly used in thousands of empirical studies to predict sustained engagement, value and well-being. The secret sauce of our company is that we have applied the SDT framework to interactive experiences through the Player Experience of Need Satisfaction (PENS) model to understand how games and interactive experiences satisfy core motivational needs. Understanding and supporting human motivation is what we do, and we apply it to both our work and our workplace. It’s awesome here.

Over the past decade we have helped companies worldwide engage and deepen customer experiences with leading-edge research, software development and business insight. Our clients include major game developers, Fortune 100 companies and innovative startups. Immersyve is teeming with great people working on interesting problems. You will have the chance to learn from some of the most amazing people you will have ever met in your life and we will have the chance to learn from you.

 

What does our ideal candidate look like?

Critical thinker that is excited about figuring out what generates engagement in video games
Able to see the “big picture” in order to evaluate various gameplay and user experience hypotheses and design choices
Enthusiastic, research-minded individual with desire to learn and expand your research skills
Loves video games, and has a knowledge of current hit titles
Comfortable with using and/or learning statistical and graphical technologies (e.g., Excel, SPSS, Tableau, PowerPoint)

Qualifications:

Bachelors in psychology or related social sciences field
Familiarity with experimental design/research methods

Highly Preferred:

One or more years of research experience
Relevant research or exposure in cognitive, social, human factors, or related disciplines in psychology.
Knowledge of data analysis techniques
Familiarity with SPSS, Tableau, R, or equivalent
Experience in video games and interactive media

 

How to Apply:

If interested, please respond to this post with the following:

Resume;
Cover letter summarizing your interest, background, and goals;
and
Anything else that will help us fathom the depth of your awesomeness

 

Review of applicants is currently ongoing until position is filled so apply today with us. 

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