Careers at MGA Entertainment


Requisition ID: 9201412146817_1
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Date posted: Sep 14, 2023


MGA Entertainment is one of the largest and fastest growing privately held toy and entertainment companies in the world. Headquartered in Los Angeles, and with offices globally, the company creates innovative, proprietary, and licensed consumer products and entertainment properties, including toys, games, dolls, apparel, consumer electronics, home décor, stationery, sporting goods, movies, and television series. The MGA family includes award-winning brands such as L.O.L. Surprise!™, Little Tikes®, Rainbow High™, Shadow High™, Bratz®, MGA’s Miniverse™, Fluffie Stuffiez™ , Na! Na! Na! Surprise™, Micro Games of America™, Baby born® Surprise and Zapf Creation®. For more information, please visit us at or check us out at LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

As a Research Manager you will design and execute research with a focus on fast turn-around tactical projects as well as some longer term strategic studies.

Essential Duties

  • Meet with research team to understand design and objectives of studies
  • Draft questionnaires and screeners for quantitative research
  • Develop competitive sets for studies with an eye towards study objectives
  • Develop assets (photos, concepts, videos) for online surveys
  • Program fast turn-around surveys in Decipher
  • Manage outside vendors on fielding
  • Work with research team to communicate results quickly to the right stakeholders
  • Develop reports when necessary
  • Become an expert in the category
  • Analyze the market and develop insights to aid in direction of brand


  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree in business or psychology a plus
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in consumer research
  • Experience in toy category preferred
  • Experience programming in Decipher or another self-serve survey platform required
  • Strong project management skills with a track record of collaboration
  • Ability to move quickly and focus on objectives
  • Exemplary communication skills, written and oral, and the ability to communicate and interact effectively with colleagues, senior management, and team members with ability to obtain consensus
  • Ability to adjust to the changing needs of a dynamic environment and react swiftly to shifting priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Experience in Photoshop or Video Editing a plus


100,000 – 110,000 /yr