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Jonathan started working at Ubisoft Montreal while finishing his degree in Marketing at Concordia. Since then he’s worked at and grown with the User Research Lab as a moderator, analyst and now as a project manager.

With nearly 10 years of usability research experience on over 20 shipped games ranging from huge AAA titles to much smaller children’s games, he has developed many new methods and techniques while at the lab, and been privileged to be a part of interesting new endeavours in user research such as enormous advances in telemetry and data tracking as well as biometric research.

He is pretty awesome. For serious.


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Posted by Jonathan Dankoff on Thu, 20 Mar 2014 06:22:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC
A series of three articles reprinted from the now defunct Ubi Engine Room Blog, covering some examples of how telemetry is used at Ubisoft as part of their user research efforts.

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Comment In: [Blog - 03/20/2014 - 06:22]

Hey Sauli, r n r ...

Hey Sauli, r n r nIf I remember correctly the area they descended to was an unsupported space, and allowing players to climb down, cross, and climb back up would have been quite costly. I also think that the player was chasing an enemy here and allowing them to slowly ...