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Senior Data Scientist - Game Design

Second Dinner
Second Dinner (US Remote)
21 days ago
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Who We Are

Second Dinner is an award-winning independent game development studio that is here to make the most fun games in the world. Not super fun games. Not SUPER DUPER fun games. We mean the MOST fun games. In fact, our game MARVEL SNAP has earned multiple Mobile Game of the Year Awards (Game Awards , DICE ), Best Strategy Game (IGN) , and the Apple Design Award for Innovation !

Second Dinner is a remote-first studio, so while we are headquartered in Irvine, California, most of our team is fully remote across the United States. We want the most talented teammates wherever they call home. A diverse team with varied perspectives makes us a better company and will help us make better games. If you can bring something new to the table and expand our point of view, that's a huge upside.

Our Data & Analytics Team

At Second Dinner, data plays a crucial role in conveying the voices of our players and informing our decisions, which leads us to great games and player experiences. Our team informs decision-making with scientific and methodological rigor. We build data and ML-powered player experiences directly into the game. We innovate in analytics tooling and data science capabilities to redefine what is possible in game development and operations.

Your Role

You will report to the VP of Data and AI, and your primary responsibility is to empower game design in Marvel SNAP with data science. You will help level up SNAP team’s capability in rigorous decision-making with data and experiments. You will work side by side with game designers to improve player experience in matchmaking, various game modes, and personalized gameplay. You will partner with SNAP engineers and the AI team to enhance and expand the game for SNAP players. You will collaborate with many other disciplines to help make our game wildly fun. If you love crafting world-class game experiences, directly impacting game design, collaborating with extraordinarily talented cross-functional teams, and delivering the most fun experience to millions of players globally, then APPLY!!!

What You’ll Do:

What You’ll Need:

Nice to Have, But Not Necessary:

The total compensation for this position includes a new hire offer base salary range of $170,000 - $220,000 USD + equity + comprehensive benefits + potential for discretionary performance bonuses.

Individual pay within this salary range may span multiple levels within the discipline and is determined by assessed job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training. It also factors in market demands and business needs. The disclosed range is not adjusted based on location and may be subject to change or modification based on business needs in the future. Your recruiter can answer any questions about new hire total compensation during the hiring process.

An overview of the benefits and perks at Second Dinner:

We are an equal opportunity employer that places high value on diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, disability status, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military status, or veteran status.

You must be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this position.

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