Director of Analytics

6 days ago
Company Overview:

A leader in creating deep and engaging experiences on PC and mobile, Jagex was founded in 2001 and is today one of the UK’s biggest and most respected video game developers and publishers.

Famed for its flagship MMOs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, Jagex has welcomed more than 260million player accounts to its world and created a $1bn lifetime franchise revenue. Today the RuneScape franchise exists beyond running games in live operations; our titles are living games that connect and inspire millions of players, with content and experiences both inside and outside of inexhaustible game worlds.

Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, on PC and mobile, offer ever-evolving, highly-active worlds and our community-focussed development ethos empowers players to have a real say in how each game is shaped.

Jagex is expanding and extending its portfolio with fresh franchise titles, new IP and, in 2018 launched Jagex Partners, delivering third-party publishing and operational services exclusively for the living games of the future.

Jagex employs more than 400 people at its Cambridge headquarters and is on the hunt for talented people to work across the business to help the company to achieve yet another year of record growth and player satisfaction.

Job Purpose:

Analytics and Data Sciences (ADSE) is the heart of player, product and business insights on our titles. The is one of the most critical roles we have as it acts as both a part of the game development team and as a center of growth for our Studio in unlocking insights about our players and our business. The person in this role is most successful when they can merge analytical skill with game knowledge to drive incredible player experiences while guiding and growing a team of rock stars to grow, learn and succeed.

Director of Analytics will lead a team of analysts to deliver insights, learnings and guidance and have a significant impact on the direction of our game and overall business. Acting as the craft lead for analytics in the studio they work collaboratively with product management to ensure they are well equipped with the insight they need to run their live games successfully.

You will have a real passion for leading, mentoring and developing your people. You will proactively seek opportunities to elevate your team and highlight to the studio the epic work and value data driven decision making can deliver.

This person must have the ability to understand how a game works as a service for its customers and project how consumers behave. The best candidate will have strong analytical skills, deep understanding game design, and proven experience leading analytics for Free-to-Play online games.

What Success Looks Like:

Key Duties Include:

Essential Requirements:

Company Benefits:

- Flexible Working

- Bonus Scheme

- Private Health Care

- Gym Membership

- Generous Pension Contributions

- Life Insurance

- Free Cycle Repair

- Income Protection

- Dental Plan

- Free Fruit and Drinks

- Subsidised Canteen

Feel like you fit this role, but don’t meet all the requirements? We strive for fresh perspectives, so as long as you can demonstrate how your attitude and other abilities might make up for any gaps we would welcome your application!

Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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