Making fans - That’s what we’re all about! Since our humble beginnings in 2011, these two words have driven Big Viking Games to become the successful company it is today. Operating out of studios in both the heart of downtown Toronto and London Ontario, we are focused on making our mark by building awesome free-to-play mobile and social games.
We believe that each Viking is unique and brings exponential value to the company and we are committed to providing a happy and comfortable working environment for them to flourish. Vikings are given the opportunity to solve problems through continuous learning and fostering feedback, ultimately mastering their craft. By investing in our Vikings and in new technologies, we can continue our success for years to come.
We are at the beginning of a new adventure and rely on our team of skilled, enthusiastic, and collaborative Vikings to turn our ship towards a new horizon. With that in mind, we are on the hunt for exceptional talent to join us on this new journey and help hoist the sails!
The Nitty Gritty:
Big Viking Games is seeking a Data Analyst to augment the analytics capacity of our product team to provide analysis on players, the games and the business at large. The analyst will be part of the product team though will frequently interact with business stakeholders, such as marketing and finance to deliver reports. This position is offered at either our Toronto, ON or London, ON studio.
Design, draft and produce reporting and analysis based on specific business requirements for stakeholders using data from our custom analytics environments, web analytics tools, research surveys, and financial databases
Create queries and dashboards, SQL Queries etc using cutting edge industry tools.
Work with product teams to provide analytical support for game design, development, testing and operations, including player journey and engagement, retention, and marketing
Help create and maintain a digital goods inventory management system
Work with the data team on pipeline requirements to improve centralization, automation, and reporting
Create requirements for products to improve their data collection and transmission creating more consistency and accuracy in reporting
Support marketing and financial analysis including funnel analysis, media campaign performance, and KPI forecasting
Quality Assurance of charts, reports and metrics generated by the data pipeline and other reporting tools
Other areas of data-driven reporting, analysis and investigations as required
The Must Haves:
2-3 years’ experience in quantitative or qualitative research preferably in the game or space
Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Analytics or similar
Proficiency in SQL and other query languages. Experience with ETL tools a plus
Proficiency in Python or R or other statistics tools
Experience with data visualization and reporting design
Solid writing and presentation skills to effectively and concisely convey analysis
Solid writing and presentation skills to effectively convey requirements
Able to work with many teams on differing analysis at the same time
High integrity and ability to work with confidential information
Able to function in a cross functional role
The Nice to Haves:
Experience working in the mobile game industry a major plus
Experience with inventory management a major plus
BQ experience is a big plus
Becoming a Viking:
Does the idea of working for a gaming company doing what you love everyday sound exciting? Great, we’d love to hear from you! Send us your resume and cover letter
Big Viking Games is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we pride ourselves on a culture that values and respects the dignity of all people. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work with you to meet your needs. Accommodation may be provided in all parts of the hiring process.