Game AnalystCompany unspecified (job is advertised through an agency)
Our client is looking for someone to join their team in the role of, Games Consumer Analyst. This role will support their rapidly expanding games team. This is a full-time, permanent position at their office in London (UK). Please apply only if you have the right to work in the UK.
With more than 67 million unique users every month our client is one of the world’s largest free-to-play online games destinations. The company develops, publishes and distributes more than 700 casual and mobile games. They are a global company, with office in the US and across Europe.
You’ll be in charge of finding out key characteristics of their current and future global gamers – their wants, their needs, and how they view our clients games. With over 67 million unique users each month, more than 700 games ranging from quick single player to massive multiplayer online games, a website in 19 languages and a huge growth in mobile and social elements, it is critical to maintain a clear understanding of what users want and like.
The data will be collected with standard analytical systems such as Google Analytics as well as online research panels, surveys, focus groups and social channels. The successful candidate will work directly with the producers, designers and management to turn data into real insights affecting game play, user experience, game strategy and monetization.
Your primary responsibilities will include:
● Evaluating consumer behaviour data from metrics and by using various statistical methods and software such as SPSS, presenting complex data in a meaningful and understandable way to prioritise and identify opportunities
● Provide detailed data validation and analysis of complex data sets that provide “the story”; not just the data
● Ensure the “voice of the consumer” is monitored, analysed and communicated
● Keep abreast of changes in the industry and competition to present best practices and lead the analysis and interpretation of other internal research studies
● Provide the Finance department with key statistics to generate revenue forecasts
● Work closely with Commercial and Advertising departments to identify and monitor new revenue growth opportunities
● Provide regular reports on data and recommendations to Product Owners and the Senior Management Team
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
We are looking for an analytical, innovative person who enjoys working in a team and is passionate and dedicated about his/her work. The ideal candidate needs to be proactive and enquiring in their approach, and ideally skilled in the following:
● An undergraduate degree, preferably in Market Analysis, Economics, Statistics or other quantitative discipline
● 2-3 years professional experience in consumer analytics.
Strong organizational and analytical abilities
● Excellent verbal and written communications skills
● Some understanding and a passion for consumer gaming behaviour
● Experience in extracting data from Google Analytics
● Advanced user of Google Docs and/or Microsoft Office tools
● Experience with analytics software like SPSS
DESIRED BUT NOT ESSENTIAL:
● Experience of working within Video Games
● In-depth knowledge of the iOS and Facebook games market
● Proven understanding of game design and its role in making games more player centric
● Understanding of micro-transactional business models
• Experience working on free to play games
● Experience analysing the results of A/B testing
● Knowledge of predictive modelling controlled test design and multivariate regression
You will be working for a forward thinking video games company. They work in a fashionable, open plan Studio. They like to maintain a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere and provide; pool table, 100” screen with an X-box, Wii and PS3, fridge with complimentary drinks for all staff, fresh fruit delivered weekly, regular team building and social events, and even free optional yoga once a week!
More details are available by contacting Ben Shatford at Aardvark Swift via email: email@example.com
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