Analytics | Vancouver

Data Analyst

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Hothead Games is a mobile game development studio and publisher focused on free-to-play games for iOS and Android devices. Millions of people play our games and this generates large amounts of data.

We are seeking an ambitious and experienced data analyst to work closely with various stakeholders at Hothead to help them make data informed strategic decisions. As the perfect candidate for the position, you are familiar with modern data analysis techniques and how to apply them in a fast-moving and practical environment. You excel at clear communication, make compelling presentations, and a have a personable demeanor that allows you to interact effectively with people at varying levels of technical expertise. Your personal enjoyment of mobile games will help you find meaningful insights in the data to drive the future of our games.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and summarize KPIs for a portfolio of games
  • Provide summarized data to support product decisions
  • Collect, document, and communicate specific data-related questions to internal stakeholders (producers, game designers, marketing, finance, etc.)
  • Maintain and extend data publishing systems and dashboards (Both Tableau, RMarkdown documents, KPI reports, etc. )
  • Maintain documentation for schemas as new features and products are added
  • Use statistical techniques with available data to solve relevant company game performance and business problems.
  • Research and evaluate existing game data to discover useful findings for improving financial performance

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, economics or other applied sciences
  • Fluent in with SQL
  • Experienced in presenting data to various audiences
  • Experience with Tableau is a bonus
  • Familiar with R and Python is a bonus
  • Demonstrated competence in statistics, probability, and other relevant areas of mathematics
  • Experience with big data
  • Strong critical-thinking, problem solving, and communications skills
  • Familiarity with free-to-play game design concepts, industry-standard KPIs used to measure game performance, or mobile app marketing are bonus

This full-time permanent position is for our Vancouver office, located at 1555 West Pender Street, in beautiful Coal Harbour. Compensation includes competitive salary and vacation, MSP and Extended Health coverage. Other cool perks include an in-house gym, on-site Chiropractor/RMT/ Physiotherapy, yoga/fitness classes, RRSP matching, company golfing, major/minor league sports events, summer rooftop BBQs, snacks and beverages, weekly lunch & learns, beer Fridays and most of all, amazing people to work with!


WHY BEING INCLUSIVE IS IMPORTANT TO US

At Hothead Games, we are an Equal Opportunity employer and we value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We strive to build and grow our team that fosters variety in backgrounds, perspectives, experiences and skills. We embrace inclusiveness in our workplace, so we can utilize each person’s talents and strengths to make great games.

If you're seeking an awesome new challenge in a fun and engaging studio, we invite you to apply and talk about the possibilities of beginning a rewarding new chapter of your career.

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