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Data Analyst – Paris – PC Strategy Games

Location: Paris,France Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago


My client is a studio that is a team of experienced quality driven video game lovers who want to create the finest strategy games with the help of their players! They have been responsible for a series of critically acclaimed games and are renowned for doing things a little differently. Their close relationship with the community is a core feature of the studio’s philosophy.

Job Description;

As a Data Analyst, you will be primarily in charge of driving insights for the game design and user experience teams as well as the marketing and finance teams. You will be using data collected from inside their games, from marketing campaigns and from sales to provide predictive models, as well as actionable analyses and recommendations on game design, user acquisition and retention strategies and revenue maximization. To do so, you will be working closely with the Financial Planning Analyst, Brand Director and Design and Production Leads. Specifically, you will:

  • Proactively search for new data sources and design new collection systems to better inform strategic decisions;
  • Collect, process and manage diverse datasets from which to draw comprehensive analyses across the boundaries of gameplay/UX, marketing and finance;
  • Design visualization systems that can be easily used by the production, marketing and finance teams to monitor key indicators;
  • Develop state-of-the-art analytic and predictive models to identify key factors and help build data-driven game design, marketing campaigns and business plans.

Required experience & skills

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or other similar quantitative fields.
  • Extensive hands-on experience in data analytics for product design, business or marketing
  • Delivering insights: Strong ability to ask meaningful questions, formalize them into the right data analysis to provide statistically significant answers and actionable recommendations.
  • Data management: Strong hands-on experience with SQL, data collection, warehousing and curation.
  • Data analysis: High proficiency with Python (preferred) or R for data analysis
  • Data visualization: Experience with data visualization tools such as PowerBI or Tableau
  • Statistical analysis: High proficiency with basic statistical methods used for predictive modelling, segmentation, etc. Experience with advanced statistical methods, such as k-means clustering, random forest, decision trees.
  • Data and analysis validation: Strong attention to providing accurate and complete data analyses and to developing tools for data and analysis validation.
  • Excellent synthesis and communication skills
  • Excellent ability to work effectively with a large variety of profiles (game/UX designers, marketing specialists, financial analysts) by adapting to their skills and knowledge
  • Flexibility and adaptability to fast-paced game development
  • Fully fluent in English

 (Very) Welcome Bonuses;

  • PhD degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or other similar quantitative fields
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Keras or Scikit-Learn
  • Work in the videogames industry or in any other digital content industry
  • Keen interest in the latest trends in data science, Big Data and machine learning
  • Keen interest in the workings of the videogame market and its evolutions
  • Basic knowledge of game design or UX design, behavioural psychology or economics
  • Working knowledge of French
  • Passionate about strategy games

Tagged as: Data Analyst

Tags: Data Analyst Categories: Analytics , Commercial


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