Data Scientist

 Love Island: The Game 2018

Love Island: The Game 2018

We're looking for a Data Scientist to join our team. (Swimwear and a lab coat optional).

You are a data enthusiast with a passion for discerning useful information from millions of data points. You have an interest in re-configuring game systems and tweaking parameters to improve user experience and increase engagement. You're keen to work in a small startup and explore the impact you can have on our games.

Responsibilities

  • Provide data-driven decision-making support for our games

  • Discover trends in player behaviour through quantitative analysis

  • Provide key actionable insights that shape the roadmap of the game

  • Design and analyse experiments that inform decisions

  • Build out Business Intelligence using data from diverse sources

  • Present visual high-impact data stories to drive collaborative action

  • Help grow new techniques and capabilities in analytics discipline

Requirements

  • Confident in manipulating, transforming, and analysing complex data at large scales

  • Experience in:

    • A/B testing design and read-outs

    • SQL and/or Python

    • Quantitative/statistical analysis, ideally in mobile gaming

    • Using visual tools like Tableau or similar to empower data exploration

  • Strong attention to detail, natural curiosity with ability to problem-solve creatively

  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable explaining complex ideas

  • A strong grasp of technical and business perspectives

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy multitasking on parallel projects

  • Enjoy working in both individual and team settings

Bonus

  • BSc or BA. in Math, Statistics, Comp Sci, Engineering, or other technical field

  • Interest in Interactive Fiction and Narrative games

  • Desire to work in games

  • Enjoy playing games and an interest in the games industry

  • Using Big Data systems: Vertica, Spark, Hadoop, Redshift, etc

If the above is of interest, please apply below and include your CV and cover letter.