Sr. Director, Head of Game Science & Insight

London, England, United Kingdom
12 days ago

Sr. Director Head of Game Science, Insights

Who We Are:

2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming devices and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets. We are proud to publish and support many of today’s most critically acclaimed gaming franchises, including NBA 2K, WWE 2K, PGA 2K, BioShock, Borderlands, Marvel’s Midnight Suns, Sid Meier’s Civilization and XCOM.

What We Need:

The Sr. Director and Head of Game Science & Insights is a member of the Production & Live Services team, responsible for leading analytics efforts that inform game design and live service strategy, execution and optimization across multiple key AAA franchises, including NBA 2K, WWE 2K, PGA 2K and multiple other unannounced 2K Sports franchises.

In this role, you will develop a team of data scientists and analysts located in the US and Dublin, Ireland in using sophisticated data sets to understand and influence player engagement, retention and monetization. The scope of this role is significant and critical to 2K’s success, leading all aspects of all recurring analytical operations, ad-hoc insights and experimentation functions across the 2K Sports portfolio.

Job Responsibilities:

Who We Think Will Be a Great Fit:

The ideal candidate is, first and foremost, passionate about optimizing great user experiences via data-driven insights, conceptualization and experimentation. They are a highly autonomous leader who is consistently focused on sustainably increasing productivity/efficiency. They always go above and beyond for the business, our partners, our people. They care deeply about their team and display a strong sense of ownership in the professional development of each team member.

The right candidate has the team seeking the ‘WHY’ and ‘So What’ insights needed to move the needle. They anticipate oncoming issues and help devise resourceful solutions. They are a strong, articulate leader who people are excited to partner with and follow. They are polished and ready to engage with all levels of the organization.

Finally, you should have a proven understanding of live service games today and their evolution across the industry. This doesn’t necessarily mean they have worked in the industry directly but does require an understanding of what live services look like across different genres and experiences today, including those listed above.


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