Who We Are
2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming devices and personal computers, including mobile devices. 2K is a leading publisher of today’s most popular gaming genres and most well-known for critically acclaimed game franchises like NBA 2K, WWE 2K, BioShock, Borderlands, Evolve, XCOM and the beloved Sid Meier’s Civilization!
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 we grow our mobile game portfolio, the mobile analytics team is looking for a skilled and passionate Data Analyst. This team member will be primarily focusing on 2K’s mobile games and be responsible for rapidly identifying business problems, crunching data, translating that information into digestible reports, setting up dashboards, and providing useful data insights to our development team.
What You Will Do
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 useful findings derived from data analysis in a variety of formats
Creating and distributing regular performance reports and dashboards that align with our established business critical metrics
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 demonstrate their communication skills to develop a compelling narrative to both 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. Finally, the ideal candidate will develop a deep familiarity with our mobile titles such that they are able to consistently deliver useful recommendations and drive meaningful changes in our mobile products.
What We Think Will Make a Great Fit
B.A. or B.S. in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering Sciences (or a similar quantitative field)
2 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)
Expert 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 partners in a fast-paced environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a proven track record of collaborating with other team members 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
Passion for mobile gaming and user growth
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