Who We Are:
Founded in 2005, the 2K label includes some of the most hard-working game development studios in the world today. Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Hangar 13, 2K Czech and Cat Daddy Games. Our world-class team of engineers, developers, graphic artists and publishing professionals are stewards of a growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, NBA 2K, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).
2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment.
Our vision at 2K is to create a diverse and inclusive environment to “Come as You are and Feel Equipped to do Your Best Work!” We are dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and equality in all that we do. Our communities are focused on increased access and personal growth, and their greatness depends on a diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and perspective. We're an equal opportunity employer and excited to build the future of co-living with the world's most hardworking and passionate people.
What We Need:
2K has been a major console and PC game publisher for several console generations and is known for bringing amazing IP to the market. As our games get bigger and more sophisticated, we are growing our analytics group. We are looking for a skilled and passionate Data Analyst to work in the Analytics team, who will be primarily focusing on 2K’s mobile games and be responsible with rapidly identifying business problems, crunching data, translating that information into digestible reports, setting up dashboards, and providing actionable data insights to our development team.
What You Will Do:
As a Data Analyst, Mobile at 2K, you will be:
Working closely with development teams to provide insights to understand the impact of product decisions on game quality
Determining what data needs to be captured to serve development team’s needs and summarising the data in the most useful format
Analysing gameplay, marketing, and economy telemetry data to understand how feature, content, and balance adjustments are impacting the overall player experience, both before and after the product launches
Analysing gameplay data to understand player behaviour and enhance the quality of the player experience
Regularly performing ad hoc analyses for our development, live ops, and performance marketing teams
Presenting actionable findings derived from data analysis in a variety of formats
Creating and distributing regular performance reports and dashboards that align with our established business KPIs
Who We Think Will Be a Great Fit:
We’re looking for an analyst who is eager to mine data for insights as well as test hypotheses rigorously by using data-driven techniques. The ideal candidate must be able to identify the underlying story in the data and use their communication skills to develop a compelling narrative to their team as well as executives. Being a solution oriented problem solver as well as a self-starter with passion, creativity, and enthusiasm to drive the results for meaningful changes are also going to be very critical for this role.
Key to success in this role:
B.A. or B.S. in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering Sciences (or a similar quantitative field)
3+ years of experience in data science or analytics with large, complex, and multi-dimensional data sets
Experience with statistical software packages for data manipulation (R or Python preferred)
Expertise in using SQL to query and join relational databases and flat files
Advanced experience with Tableau or other similar visualisation tools
Experience working with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills, with a proven track record of working across all levels of the organisation
Masters or PhD degree in a quantitative field
Knowledge of free-to-play mobile game behaviour, economics, and/or performance marketing
Experience working with live events and operations, preferably in a gaming or SaaS environment
Passionate about mobile gaming and user growth