Upwork Researcher

Application information for Upwork researchers at Liquid and Grit
About the role:
We are seeking a diligent and versatile researcher to support our custom work team in building out comprehensive and customized reports for our clients. As an Upwork Researcher, you will play a crucial role in gathering, analyzing, and summarizing data on a wide array of topics within the mobile gaming industry, from game summaries to market analyses.
Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct thorough research on various topics related to mobile gaming, including game mechanics, market trends, player demographics, and emerging technologies.
  • Work with a project manager to understand client needs and deliver on tasks that contribute to broader project objectives.
  • Summarize research findings into well-written documents that clearly communicate key takeaways and recommendations.
Hiring Process:
Our hiring approach is rooted in ability-based testing, ensuring a fair and skill-focused selection process. On Upwork, this means that we will first complete a 5-10 hour test project at $20/hour to assess fit and performance. Successful candidates will then work on actual projects when they become available.
General Information:
  • Fully remote and asynchronous work
  • Rate: $25 per hour
  • Expected hours: 10-20 hours per week during active projects
    • Projects typically last 1-3 months, but there may be gaps between them
About You:
We are looking for someone who is:
  • Diligent and disciplined, with a focus on completing work efficiently.
  • Autonomous, proud of delivering high-quality work.
  • A strong researcher with the ability to effectively synthesize key takeaways.
  • A quick learner who enjoys challenges and problem-solving.
  • Familiar with playing games, though not necessarily a hardcore gamer.