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Are you passionate about games, research, and how to best combine the two? Then come join the User Research team at Paradox interactive and help us make our games better! 

Paradox’s User Research team does user experience research for all our products, both developed and published by Paradox. As a User Researcher, you will be responsible for conducting a variety of research activities. 

Your research will support the decision-making of game developers as well as game marketers. Your work will be critical in helping us understand the needs and behaviours of our users and increase our understanding of how the market is evolving.

You will also get to take an active role in developing our methodology, testing environment, and help us build one of the best User Research teams in the industry.


  • Conduct user research on a variety of Paradox games and products
  • Choose the methods that will help game teams the most - user studies, focus groups, surveys, user review analyses, etc.
  • Collaborate with other user researchers to iteratively improve our processes for collecting, analyzing and presenting research data
  • Communicate actionable insights to game teams and other stakeholders at Paradox Interactive


  • Experience with user research, experimental psychology, cognitive psychology, human-computer interaction, or equivalent
  • Experience with a wide range of qualitative research methodologies
  • Experience with game development or other interactive media related fields
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills (English)
  • Comfortable coordinating clients, other researchers, and participants simultaneously when conducting research

Additional Qualifications

  • 2-3 years relevant experience in games industry
  • Degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Sociology, or related fields
  • Strong personal interest in gaming
  • Planning and management skills are considered an advantage

On a personal level you’re passionate about helping others succeed. You find communication with people of different professions (game design, production, marketing) inspiring and you have a strong sense of self-leadership. You enjoy the balancing act between conducting sound research and delivering objective, actionable results with tight time-frames, and don’t mind challenging established views.

Practical information

Scope: Full time and permanent

Reports to: User Research manager

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If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be  a great addition to our team.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!

  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:






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