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Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sony Computer Entertainment has a long history of leveraging user research to create exclusive games for PlayStation consoles.  With dedicated professionals and world-class labs in Europe, Japan and the USA, we work with teams to create engaging, fun and competitive games, consoles and peripherals.  Whether it be early proof of concept testing, usability testing, or exploratory research, our goal is to create The Best Place to Play.  This research is at the heart of the PlayStation Experience!

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Xbox Research

Xbox Research is the preeminent source of consumer-focused entertainment research and insights for Microsoft Studios and Xbox. Through key partnership, we provide impactful analyses and strategic guidance to enable innovative experiences for our Windows platforms. Our team members have a diverse set of backgrounds including cognitive psychology, social psychology, human factors, ethnography, neuroscience, and software development.

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Gold Sponsors

Activision

For more than 30 years, Activision has been changing the way people play. In the process, we have built one of the largest portfolios of recognized brands and today we are one of the most valuable interactive entertainment companies in the world. We strive to make the most fun, thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences for our players, who live in a world with many entertainment options.

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Ubisoft

Games User Research is an integral part of game development at Ubisoft. Our mission is to empower development teams to create the best player experiences in video games. We have an internal network of hundreds of user researchers with a broad spectrum of specializations who work to test and improve our games. Playtests are conducted in our state-of-the-art labs all over the world. We’re currently recruiting for a number of positions, which provide exciting opportunities to test and improve our games and player experiences

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Exhibitor

YouTube Gaming

YouTube is hiring User Researchers to work with our Live Streaming and Gaming Teams. You’ll get to work closely with some of the most vibrant and innovative Creators on YouTube today. YouTube is a community used by over 1 billion people across the globe to access information, share video, and shape culture. YouTube Gaming engages communities around shared passions and global conversations. Together, we empower the world to create, broadcast, and share.

To find out more or apply directly for the role, check out our User Experience Researcher Job Posting. We’ll also be at the conference so stop by and visit our table for more information.

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Silver Sponsors

dscout

Get insight into real moments when and where they happen with dscout’s mobile research platform. Collect and analyze video, images, text, and survey feedback. Build and share qual insights with quant heft, speed, and confidence.

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Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of the Unreal, Gears of War and Infinity Blade series of games. Today Epic is building Paragon, Fortnite, SPYJiNX and the new Unreal Tournament. Epic’s Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, VR and the Web.

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Glu Mobile

Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play mobile games. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as Contract Killer, Cooking DASH, Covet Fashion, Deer Hunter, Design Home, QuizUp, Racing Rivals, and Tap Sports Baseball, and branded IP games including Gordon Ramsay DASH, Kendall & Kylie, and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood on the App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco with U.S. offices outside Seattle and in Burlingame, San Mateo, Long Beach and Portland, and international locations in Canada, China, India, Japan, and Russia. 

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User Behavioristics

User Behavioristics has a powerful mix of unique skills, leveraging analysis and creativity to make better User & Player Experiences. They provide all forms of User Research such as, usability testing, playtesting, online remote testing, surveys, analytics, focus groups and much much more.

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VG Market

VGMarket is a leading global market research firm and the largest provider of custom research to the video game industry. Servicing more than 50 video game companies, as well as Fortune 500 companies in telecommunications, retail, web, and mobile applications.

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Warner Brothers Games

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third-party game titles.

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