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Data Analyst, Dream Blast



Rovio is seeking a Game Data Analyst to join their team and work on their popular Angry Birds Dream Blast game. The analyst will be responsible for analyzing player behavior, running A/B tests, and providing insights to improve game performance and player satisfaction. The role requires experience in SQL, as well as some experience in R or Python. The ideal candidate will have worked on game projects before and be able to effectively communicate findings to diverse audiences. Rovio offers a collaborative and growth-oriented work environment, as well as a good work-life balance. The interview process includes a screening call, a take-home test, interviews with the Data Craft and game team, and a final round with the Dream Blast game team. Applicants are encouraged to apply with their preferred name.

Job description

At Rovio you will get to work with multiple groundbreaking IP’s including one of the most famous game IP’s in the world: Angry Birds! We craft joy with player-focused gaming experiences that last for decades. In order to do that, we know that people need to bring their own joy to what we do. That’s why we value work-life balance, say no to crunch culture, and welcome people from all walks of life to join the flock. Today, we are a proud team of 500+ caring and talented professionals representing over 50 different nations.

We trust our teams to work autonomously by providing them the right tools and level of responsibility. We believe in our teams to remain creative and to keep learning – as well as ensuring everyone has opportunities for personal growth.

Data and Analytics is the craft that is behind all the critical decisions here at Rovio and as a Game Data Analyst you will be an integral part of a cross functional Game team working closely with Product and Designers to help us grow our games while keeping a strong focus on player satisfaction. In this role you will be joining our successful bubble-popping Angry Birds Dream Blast game loved by millions of players.

Being a Data Analyst in Dream Blast entails being a part of a big and data-experienced team. We continuously run experiments and look for new ideas through players behaviour analysis aiming to improve performance of the game and audience satisfaction. The Dream Blast team is located across Finland and Spain and works in a hybrid model (2 days per week onsite).

What your days will look like:

    • You will bring objective and eye-opening findings to spark discussion and initiate improvements across various game areas, from monetization and economy to liveops events;
    • You will run frequent A/B tests and suggest your own analytics methods to bring new perspectives to the team;
    • You will build dashboards that are used every day by product managers to track live-ops performance or create easy to digest visualisations that help out game designers understand something new about player behaviour; 
    • You will build apps that help simulate game economy or pipelines that make it easier to access complex data;
    • You will spread your knowledge within and beyond your team and constantly learn new things.

Experience and skills we are looking for:

    • You have good experience in SQL and some experience in R or Python;
    • You know how to build dashboards, run and analyse A/B tests;
    • You have worked with large data sets and can apply statistical methods in practice;
    • You have worked on game projects before and know what can make games more fun to play, always tying changes to business results;
    • You are at ease communicating your findings to audiences with diverse backgrounds;
    • You are willing to bring to the table your own ideas and proposals to product managers and other stakeholders.

What’s in it for you:

    • Be one of the critical contributors to a successful Rovio Game;
    • Work with great quality data and learn from the past twenty years of Rovio experience of making games;
    • Join a strong Data Craft that values collaboration and future career growth;
    • Enjoy a good work life balance while constantly excelling your skills.
Interview process:

Screening Call with our TA Partner to understand your past experiences and motivation
Take home test: After the successful screen call you will receive a tech assignment to complete at your own pace that will help us understand your analytical skills better.
Interview with the Data Craft: we will ask you to explore the game you are aiming to work on before the interview and bring up your suggestions to be discussed in the interview with the analytics team leads from our live games. It will also be a chance for you to learn more about the role and get feedback on your test.
Final round with the game team: you will meet the Dream Blast game team to discuss your fit into the broader context of the studio and learn more about how the team works day to day. You can also expect an additional conversation with your future team lead or close colleagues, if we cannot fit it into the existing schedule.

If you want to join our flock please apply with  your CV in English. We look forward to meeting you!

We welcome applicants to use the name they want to be addressed by in the application form, regardless of whether it is their legal name.

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Location: Barcelona or Helsinki

Country: ,Spain,Finland

Date found: 2023-09-16

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