Game Analyst

11.11.2022 Business Intelligence Permanent Open position Apply here
Being a Game Analyst in Rovio entails being a part of a big and data-experienced team. You’ll get to work with massive amounts of high quality data together with some of the best game professionals in the industry. You will be joining one of our live games and focus on in-game analytics to get going but can be later transferred to a new game depending on the business need. Your work will have a high impact as player experience and game performance can be improved based on your recommendations.

What your days will look like:

  • You will be a part of a game team and support its operations by bringing objective and eye-opening findings to spark discussion and initiate improvements across various game areas, from level design to liveops events;
  • You will conduct your own exploratory analysis, run frequent A/B tests and suggest your own analytics methods to bring new perspectives to the team;
  • You might help level designers by creating new metrics to improve our core experience, build dashboards that are used every day by product managers to track live-ops performance or create easy to digest visualisations that help out game designers understand something new about player behaviour; 
  • You will get tasked with building apps that help simulate game economy or  pipelines that make it easier to access complex data;
  • You are eager to learn new things and support the knowledge sharing culture in the team. We have a particularly diverse data craft, so you’ll have no problem finding interesting people to bounce around ideas with.

Who we think will do great in this role has:

  • You have good experience in SQL and some experience in R or Python;
  • You know how to build dashboards, run and analyse A/B tests;
  • You have a good understanding of aspects that can make games or apps more fun to use and always try to tie this to business results;
  • You are at ease communicating your findings to audiences with diverse backgrounds and you are willing to bring to the table your own ideas and proposals to product managers and other stakeholders.

Recruitment process:

First meeting: you will meet our talent team. In this call we will get to know your previous experience a little better, get a better sense of your current situation, and give you a chance to learn more about the role and the company.
Take home test: it will help us to understand the level of your technical skills (tech, stats, A/B testing)
Meeting your future lead: we will ask you to play one of our games and then go through your ideas related to the game in the meeting. It will also be a chance for you to ask more questions about the role and get feedback on your test assignment.
Final interview: it will be a combined interview where you will meet the game team and the Head of the Analytics for our Puzzle studio to discuss your fit into the broader context of the studio and an opportunity for you to learn more about our game teams. You might find the discussion revolving around product, business and team culture related topics.

Data is at the heart of everything we do at Rovio. It enables us to continually improve our games and provide incredible experiences for the millions of users who play our games every day. All of this data is only valuable if it can be used to guide our day to day operations. It is the job of Rovio data craft to turn that raw data into actionable insights for Rovio’s games teams and other business units. The data craft aims to empower Rovio’s teams with insightful data, and also with relevant tools and models that support decision making.

We welcome applicants to use the name they want to be addressed by in the application form, regardless of whether it is their legal name.

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