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Senior Product Data Scientist | Candy Crush

Stockholm Stockholm County 111 57 Sweden
1 month ago


Data, Analytics & Strategy

Job Description:

Senior Product Data Scientist

We are looking for a versatile and creative Product Data Scientist interested in building, defining and pushing the boundaries of game analytics and AB test analysis! You’ll have a proven ability to apply your skills, be it technical, behavioral or economic, in order to generate value for the mobile games we create here at King.

Candy Crush Saga is one of the world’s most popular mobile games. Millions of players around the globe match colourful candies in combinations of three or more to win points, defeat obstacles and progress through more than 15,000+ levels. In November 2022, Candy Crush Saga celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Candy Crush Saga is available to download for free from the Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon App store, Windows App Store and Facebook.

Your Role

You’ll help us to further understand, segment, predict and retain our players. We want you to be part of our Candy Crush Core Gameplay Team, which is a cross-functional team consisting of other Data Scientists, Product Managers, Game Designers and Developers, where you’ll be tasked to drive the analytical side of the game, collaborating with the broader group!

Specifically, you’ll:

Skills to create thrills:

You have a passion for quantitative analysis, understanding player behaviour and will have the ability to draw business insights which will add real value to King. You are able to learn quickly and have worked in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. This role will involve working with teams and individuals across King - such as Game Developers, Producers and Game Artists, so broad interpersonal skills are critical.

You need to be proficient in the following key skills:

There is plenty of scope at King for you to learn from your colleagues in the areas where you have less experience, and to share your own skills where you are stronger.

Specific prior experience that might be useful, but is not required, includes:

About King

At King, we're Making the World Playful. Heard of Candy Crush? We're the creators behind it. With game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in Dublin, San Francisco, New York, and Malta, we have a 20-year history of delivering some of the world's most iconic games in the mobile gaming industry and are on a mission to level-up the little moments for our more than 200 million active monthly users. But we aren't just crushing it with candies, we're also behind Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch, Pet Rescue and loads of other sweet games. As a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, King is part of Activision Blizzard, which was acquired by Microsoft.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

King strives to be a place where everyone can be their most authentic self. We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion is a vital and continuous conversation, and that change only happens when we all come together. It’s our mission to build a diverse and inclusive Kingdom for our people, players, and community.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is our mission – it’s the thread that connects our people, our players, and our passion for our games. Let’s face it, who doesn’t love a bit of fun?

Kingsters are seriously playful: creative thinkers who balance art and science to bring moments of magic to millions daily. But our players aren’t the only ones that can level-up. We’re always looking for ways to champion each other and make what’s already great, even better.

So, if this feels like a fun way to spend your days, and you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful.

Applications need to be in English.
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