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Every month I write expert level article on how to run professional quality playtests and start a career in games user research.

Learn topics such as how to write a playtest survey, how to find playtesters for your playtest, and how to get user research experience before you have a job

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17 games UX research job interview qus to prep for

17 Games UX Research Job Interview Questions To Prepare For

You’ve got the interview for the games studio of your dreams. Learn what you will be asked, and how to answer games user research interview questions.

How to get games user research experience (before you have a job in this area)

How to get games user research experience (before you have a job)

No experience holding you back? Learn how to get games experience before you get your first job in games UX research.

Learn about the benefits of creating a games user research portfolio

Make a games user research portfolio

Discover whether a portfolio is required for games user research, and how to make one.

Learn more about this month's games user research challenge; research methods

Games UX Challenge – Research Methods

Move from ‘reading about’ to ‘doing’ Games UX and user research. This series of real-world Games User Research tasks will allow you to create portfolio-worthy examples of doing real games user research.

In this edition, we’re looking at how to pick the right research method.

Check out our essential videos and talks for new games user researchers

Essential videos and talks for new games user researchers

Following on from the essential games user reading list, this post is an introduction to some of the fantastic video resources available online.

Learn the best ways to set user research objectives for games

Games UX Challenge – Research Objectives

Move from ‘reading about’ to ‘doing’ Games UX and user research. This series of real-world Games User Research tasks will allow you to create portfolio-worthy examples of doing real games user research.

In this first edition, we look at setting research objectives.

Networking to your first games user research job

Networking to your first games user research job

Networking to get started in games user research

Advice for the best ways to move from academia to games user research

Move from academia into games user research

Not hearing back from job applications? Here’s what to cover when moving from academia to the games industry

Advice on how to move into games user research from other UX jobs

Moving into games user research from other UX jobs

How to convert your career and experience from other UX industries into a job in games user research.

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