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Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

We at SIE take pride in delivering experiences that delight our users. The UX research team is responsible for conducting research at all stages of product development for our platform. The research we do involves getting user ideas and feedback on how we can continue to make the UX of PlayStation better for our users - we do this by utilizing a wide variety of research methods, both quantitative and qualitative, and use the findings to help inform product strategy and direction.

Responsibilities

  • Support research studies with study prep, note taking, some moderation and analysis

  • Occasionally, lead usability tests and other small size projects

  • Support UXR operations (e.g. set up lab, schedule and screen participants, prepare testing materials)

  • Coordinate with vendors on outsourced projects

  • Be willing to develop proficiency in core UXR skills and learn how to build successful relationships with stakeholders and vendors

Qualifications

  • Projected to graduate in 2024

  • Pursuing a BA/BS degree in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Human Factors, Social Sciences, UX Design, related field or equivalent experience

  • Some UX Research or related experience

  • Willing to learn and work with others within and outside of the organization

  • Open to supporting stakeholders that operate in a complex product environment

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability and willingness to learn and grow

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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