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Game Analyst

 

Job Description

Kwalee is an expanding, independent mobile games developer and publisher based in the beautiful town of Leamington Spa, England, within the area known as Silicon Spa where over 3,000 game developers work.

Kwalee is one of the world's fastest growing studios and has rapidly become the largest hyper-casual publisher in the UK. Thanks to hit games including Draw it, Looper, Jetpack Jump, Shootout 3D, Go Fish!, Plank! and Rocket Sky, Kwalee has hundreds of millions of players across the globe, placing us within the top 5 mobile developers worldwide.

The company was founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE - awarded by the Queen, co-founder of Codemasters and comprises of a highly skilled and creative team that has doubled its size in the last year. The team includes many industry veterans and the original creator of the Micro Machines video games (yes, you read well, we have celebrities here!).

As a Game Analyst you will be thinking of potential improvements to our growing portfolio of games. By predicting the potential gains, as well as Analysing the final results, the role is to ensure our games are in the best state possible for driving revenue.

What you tell your friends you do
"I identified that when we gave players less starting currency in games it made them more engaged with the economy and they played for longer sessions!"

What you will really be doing

  • As a Game Analyst, you'll be analysing the effect optimizations have had on a game, whether good or bad

  • Thinking of improvements and optimisations to our games and hypothesising the potential gains from each of them.

  • Work with the Data Science team to improve process and procedures, create new tools and shape the direction of the department.

  • Present and distribute the results of tests to key stakeholders in a readable manner.

  • Ad Hoc Analysis for other members of the department.

How you will be doing this

  • As a Game Analyst, you'll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to coordinate efforts and get the best results.

  • You'll think creatively and will be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.

  • You'll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it. We even have a robot!

Team

Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with around 70 staff where you'll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important decisions. You'll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the Micro Machines video games.

Skills and requirements
  • 1 year+ experience in a workplace Analysing Data

  • Strong Python or C# (or similar languages)

  • Keenness for lateral thinking and problem solving

  • Excellent communication skills

  • An interest in the mobile industry and wanting to immerse yourself in this fast, up and coming business

  • Expertise in statistical theory, methods and tools

Desirable
  • Knowledge of mobile game market, trends, competition, platforms and app store

  • Elasticsearch or SQL

  • An interest in, or understanding of Machine Learning

  • Any experience with AWS technologies

  • Any experience with Pandas and Numpy

We offer
  • We want everyone involved in our games to share our success, that's why we have a generous team profit sharing scheme from day 1 of employment

  • In addition to a competitive salary we also contribute to your pension, offer private medical cover and life assurance

  • As a Game Analyst, you'll also be invited to Creative Wednesdays! (Complete freedom to design and make your own games every Wednesday)

  • Access to on site gym - no more skiving!

  • 25 days of paid holidays plus bank holidays

  • Great work-life balance with flexible working hours

  • Quarterly team building days - work hard, play hard!

  • Entertainment area with consoles, pool table, tennis table and darts!

  • Monthly employee awards

  • Free snacks, fruit and drinks

Our philosophy

We firmly believe in creativity and innovation and that a fundamental requirement for a successful and happy company is having the right mix of individuals. With the right people in the right environment anything and everything is possible...... click apply for full job details

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Job Overview

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    Location

    Warwickshire
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    Employment Type

    Full-time
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    Sector

    Ambient B2B & B2C Media Sales Conferences, Events & Exhibitions Outdoor & Out of Home Business Intelligence & Analytics Digital, Online & Social Media Print & Publishing Advert / Media / Entertainment Media PR & Communication
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    Agency/Employer

    Direct Employer
  • Offered Salary

    22000
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