Who Are We?

At HoYoverse, we are committed to creating immersive virtual world experiences for players around the world. In addition to game products such as Genshin Impact, Honkai Impact 3rd, Tears of Themis, and Honkai: Star Rail, HoYoverse also launched the dynamic desktop software N0va Desktop, the community product HoYoLAB, and created a variety of products such as animations, comics, music, novels, and merchandise around our original creative concept.

Adhering to our mission of Tech Otakus Save the World, we have always been committed to technology research and development, exploring cutting-edge technologies, and have accumulated leading technical capabilities in cartoon rendering, artificial intelligence, cloud gaming technology, and other fields.

HoYoverse is actively engaged in globalization, with offices in Singapore, Montreal, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Seoul, and other areas.

When you apply to a position with HoYoverse, we will process your personal data. To learn more about how we process your data, we encourage you to review our comprehensive Global Applicant and Candidate Privacy Policy. This policy provides detailed insights into how your information is collected, used, and protected throughout the application process.

What You Will Do:

  • Responsible for user research projects at different stages of the game product life cycle, as well as global market research.
  • Collaborate with Shanghai office to work on research projects in U.S. office and own the user research studies from end-to-end, including stakeholder communication, research needs identification, methodology design, execution, analysis, report writing etc. according to project needs,
  • Conduct industry and competitor analysis, identify industry trends, understand product features and user needs to deliver actionable insights.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Down to earth, meticulous, observant, reflective, good communicator, strong sense of responsibility, strong execution ability.  
  • Good learner, self-driven, logical, objective, rigorous, strong interpersonal skills and teamwork spirit.
  • Passionate about games and the games industry, experience with a variety of games genres, understand player psychology. In-depth understanding of anime games / open world games is preferred.
  • Experience with complete game user research projects is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated experience in various user research methodology, strong command of both quantitative and qualitative skills, able to apply the appropriate research methodologies to meet the product needs.


The base pay range for this position is $80,000 to $150,000 USD per year. Actual pay is based on location and may vary depending on relevant knowledge, skills, and experience from the candidate. Total compensation may include salary, company bonuses, sign-on bonuses, relocation package, and other benefits such as:

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for you and your dependents
  • Generous paid time off
  • 401K / RRSP plan
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance
  • Team-building activities throughout the year
  • Flexible working hours

Do We Support Flexible Work?

No,on-site in Santa Monica office


We are an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds are key to bringing our concepts to life. If you're looking to play a key role in creating the best immersive virtual world experience for our users, we invite you to join our team.

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