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Lead Data Analyst - AAA games Studio

Lead Data Analyst - AAA games Studio

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    Data Analytics

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alex Endacott

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  • Phone:

    0207 929 2999

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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We are looking for someone who is an expert in building models and analysing large sets of data to create visualisations then communicating these efficiently to our development team such that they make more insightful decisions that improve the overall quality of our game on a day-by-day basis.

Key Responsibilities
  • Plan ahead to define data collections requirements in a timely & organised manner
  • Model raw data into easy-to-use models
  • Analyse collected data to efficiently create insightful visualisations that are quick to read
  • Communicate these visualisations to the development team such that better decisions are made that lead to a higher quality game or more efficient development
  • Follow up decisions after design changes have been implemented to validate the desired increase in game quality or development efficiency
  • Educate the development team in what is possible in data analytics and drive interest in it
  • Expert knowledge of SQL and database technology
  • Expert intuition in data exploration and analysis
  • Excellent knowledge of Tableau, Looker or similar visualization tool
  • Proven communication in all forms i.e. emails, desk chats, meetings, presentations
  • Expert at modelling data for analysis then creating visualisations
  • Expert at providing insight to game developers
  • Experience at providing insight to publishing teams (Bonus)
  • Experience working on a AAA console project
  • Experience working with senior members of a team including Creative & Studio Directors
  • Experience managing data analytics teams and having direct reports
  • Ability to work independently and strive for very high quality without supervision
  • Naturally, treat people well (all disciplines and levels of seniority)
  • Take responsibility for report quality and timeline commitments
  • Ability to build and maintain close relationships across all disciplines and seniorities
  • Private family medical care
  • Private family dental care
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Excellent annual bonus scheme
  • £1,000 to £5,000 Finder’s fee for helping recruitment
  • 25 days of paid holiday + 8 public holidays per year
  • 2 days off per year to support a charity of your choice
  • Studio closes between Xmas and New Year (Discretionary)
  • Comprehensive Relocation Support
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people:Gym, Comic book, War gaming, Board games, Home brewing, Chess, New Parents, Photography
  • Yoga 5x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room
  • Football 2x per week at lunchtimes
  • Life Drawing 1x per week in the evening
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Access to entire DC back catalogue on Comixology
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse
  • Quarterly salary & promotion reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Invites to WB films in their London private cinema before their release date
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • State of the art office with the entire 180+ dev team in 1 open-plan room
  • Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Discounted bicycle equipment to encouraging biking to work
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)


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