Senior Data Analyst
15 days ago
At Wizards of the Coast, we connect people around the world through play and imagination. From our genre defining games like Magic: The Gathering® and Dungeons & Dragons® to our growing multiverse, we continue to innovate and build new ways to foster friendship and connection. That’s where you come in
As a Senior Data Analyst on the team, you will evaluate and improve all Wizard of the Coast products, experiences, and processes. You will collaborate with designers, product architects, and strategic leadership to analyze sophisticated problems and opportunities and recommend data-informed solutions. You will use your analytical skills and your love of games to help us both tackle groundbreaking industry problems across digital and retail environments, and raise awareness to opportunities we didn’t yet know existed.
What you'll do:
Identify Opportunities – At Wizards, we are always striving to make our products better! Your passion for distilling a business question into a quantifiable analysis will fuel further product opportunities. Be the “voice of the data” in identifying where we can be doing better and in quantifying the potential impact using primary and secondary research.
Make Measurable Recommendations – You will not be satisfied with uncovering areas for improvements; you will actively participate in generating ideas and making recommendations. Your knowledge of the gaming landscape and our players will supplement your analysis to yield impactful recommendations that are feasible and consistent with Wizard’s core values.
Develop Collaborative Partnerships – Analysis only has impact through action and implementation, collaborator and partner. Your flawless execution and effective communication will earn the trust of the studios and executives, and, in return, they will look to you for impartial analytical guidance.
Publish Meaningful Insights – You can craft compelling insights using mixed methodology analysis, game data, industry trends, and survey results. You empower others by developing data visualization, analysis & data models that answers key questions in understanding and running our business and games. You will understand user needs, anticipate their questions, and provide meaningful on-demand reporting for our partners that support both day-to-day decision making and the long term strategic vision of your stakeholders.
What you'll bring:
- BS/BA degree in a quantitative field (e.g., statistics, economics, computational biology, computer science, mathematics, physics, etc.) or MBA
- A track record of building models or performing analysis that directly improves the performance of the business
- 2 years of work experience in data analysis with a gaming company OR consulting
- 5 years of relevant work experience in data analysis or related field
- Knowledge of statistics, predictive analytics and machine learning algorithms
- Proficiency in SQL language (Postgres, TSQL, etc.), Python and other analytic programming languages
- Knowledge of and passion for games, including Magic: The Gathering
INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE TEAM?
We are a mix of data analysts and scientists from all walks of life. We’ve worked previously at Activision, ArenaNet, Blizzard, EA, Facebook, and King and had professional careers in economics, physics, and marketing prior to joining the gaming industry. We have academic publications as well as presentations at conferences such as GDC and Gaming Analytics Summit. We are defined by our common principles:
- We are stewards of facts
- We are passionate about games
- We believe validated analysis leads to better decisions
- We listen and learn
- We are inclusive and respectful
- We expect greatness
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