Experienced Game Data Analyst



IT, Data Science
Wellington, New Zealand
Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2023

The analytics department enables us to make great game experiences by providing analytics, business intelligence, and statistical expertise to the wider studio. We’re looking for a skilled, proactive individual who loves games to support the ongoing analysis of PikPok’s titles to better understand user behaviour and commercial performance and drive an environment of effective decision-making based on sound hypotheses.

The Experienced Game Data Analyst’s responsibilities include:

  • Working collaboratively with people from all around the business to understand their goals, questions, and key decisions they need to make - turning this into a plan to collect, analyse, and learn from data.
  • Presenting actionable data and analysis for improving the acquisition, engagement and monetization of our audiences.
  • Creating statistical models and analyses, applying a scientific approach and critical thinking.
  • Assisting game developers to implement effective and efficient telemetry and A/B tests.
  • Extracting and analysing extensive user data from multiple sources including in-app telemetry, 3rd party SDK’s/APIs, A/B tests.
  • Building and maintaining data models and dashboards to be used by decision makers around the business.
  • Naturally curious and analytical in approach, finding creative to find ways to get answers from data
  • Excellent communication skills: collaborative in nature, empathetic toward the goals and queries of multidisciplinary teams (Product Owners, Marketers, Designers, Programmers); ability to discuss solutions to new problems - i.e. problems no one is familiar with yet.
  • Takes the initiative when required and is able to prioritise own workload to maximise value as well as drive tasks through to completion with minimal guidance
  • At least 2+ years proven experience delivering actionable insights, preferably working with consumer-based data (gaming / e-commerce / advertising)
  • Direct experience, or a strong understanding of free-to-play games and game design, especially mobile free-to-play
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Bonus Points for:
    • Experience with Python or R
    • Experience with statistical modelling
    • Experience using Tableau (or similar data visualisation software)
    • Experience with big data handling and processing
    • Experience with machine learning

PikPok offers a wide range of great benefits, outlined on our careers page:

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