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Head of Game Data Analytics – Germany – Salary Neg – Games

Location: Munich, Germany Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 5 years ago



OPM’s client has been publishing video games since 2002 with branches in Europe and North America.  They are currently looking for a Head of Game Data Analytics who wants – together with their studios – to leave a permanent mark in the game industry. If you want to make a difference and work on products that matter to players you belong with this client.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Development Teams and Studio Managers as a data-driven advisor and partner on strategic issues. You will be undertaking rigorous statistical analysis and developing scientific models, as well as provide reporting and performance monitoring to the Development Teams and Game Studios using data drawn from diverse sources. You will develop new insights and analysis that inform decisions and help the larger organization produce games that will delight the players. In addition you will develop the company Data Warehouse / BI System – in collaboration with IT, Games Studios and publishing services – with the objective to create a unified customer database and advise the Game Development Teams and publishing services on data collections and on product improvements that can aid a more efficient daily business as well as serve business goals short – mid – long term. You will orchestrate the efforts of a team of data analysts across the organization to mine the created data efficiently and act as ongoing support expert for projects already live or in development.

You are:

  • An industry expert able to make sense of the intricacies of game numbers and development from mobile to AAA scale.
  • In possession of great statistical skills and open mind that allow you to connect the dots and reveal the big picture.
  • A great team player, ready to share his knowledge and learn from others. You excel at organizing yourself and others working in a team, inspiring them through your charisma, working ethic and analytical abilities.
  • A pro when it comes to work in a fast-paced environment, meeting deadlines and priorities on multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Goal oriented and an achiever by heart. You are able to maintain in focus the strategic direction transforming it into concrete tactical execution.
  • Knowledgeable in technologies – such as Hadoop, OLAP, Cassandra, Kafka and reporting solutions.
  • An expert in analytical coding using tools such as R, Python and Excel for analytical purposes. You have the ability to write complex SQL queries to analyse our database with millions of players and to work effectively with both Hive and relational database systems.

You will:

  • Drive the overall architecture of the data analytics and business intelligence to serve our current and future games as well as our business strategies.
  • Use statistical and econometric techniques on large datasets to:
    • Analyse user behaviour, engagement, retention, and value
    • Extract useful insights from the content of active users
    • Identify causal impact and attribution from product content, marketing, events, etc.
    • Analyse experiments
  • Recommend design approaches to development teams to capture business opportunities.
  • Translate business needs to technical requirements, game KPIs, and AB-tests, and work with development teams to ensure correct implementation and tracking.
  • Introduce data visibility and reports that allow to maximize user engagement and revenues across all titles.
  • Build and manage a team of high-performing data scientists and analysts across the larger organization to drive insight and influence decisions at product and Game Studios’ level.

If the above is of interest, please send your cv/resume to today!!


Catherine Cope| Design, Development Management and Analytics Consultant
OPM Response Ltd | Unit 5 Tollgate Business Park, Colchester, Essex, UK, CO3 8AB Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214416 | Email:  | Skype: catherine.cope.opm

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