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Lead Data Analyst

Jam City


Jam City, a leading mobile games developer, is seeking a Lead Data Analyst with 5+ years of experience in the mobile games industry. The ideal candidate should have excellent quantitative and analytical skills, be highly proficient in SQL, and have a master's degree in mathematics, computer science, business, or related fields. The Lead Data Analyst will be responsible for providing both reactive and original insight at a project and studio level, leading complex analytics projects, and identifying and proposing improvements on analytics pipeline and operational process. The position offers a salary range of $121,500— $182,500 per year, along with unlimited vacation, paid sick days, recharge days & holidays, 100% employee covered medical, dental, vision plan base plan, life insurance, 401k, flexible spending accounts, commuter benefits & more. Jam City is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer.

Job description

As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent.  We’re searching for innovators  who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Recharge Days & Holidays
100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan
Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More
Happy Hours
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Jam City is on the hunt for a Lead Data Analyst to work on one of our highly successful titles, Cookie Jam. You will be responsible for providing both reactive and original insight at a project and studio level.
The ideal candidate will be an expert in their field and have a solid understanding of the F2P market. This candidate applies and seeks out industry knowledge to develop creative approaches to analyzing data and analytics improvements.


    • Apply industry knowledge to come up with analytical approaches to analyze data and make project and studio improvements based on statistical methods.
    • Extract complex data sets to understand game metrics in order to inform hypotheses, and create analytical experiments with clear and measurable success goals.
    • Create reports summarizing business intelligence data for review by executives and managers; collaborate with senior managers and decision makers to identify and solve a variety of problems to clarify management objectives.
    • Lead complex analytics projects applying mathematical approaches such as Multivariable Regression, Clustering, Time Series Forecast, etc.
    • Train, manage, and supervise junior analysts on the team.
    • Identify and propose improvements on analytics pipeline and operational process.
    • Work cross functionally with other teams to provide business insight for decision making.


    • 5+ years of experience performing analysis, preferably in the mobile games industry.
    • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills; the ability to derive conclusions from data and clearly communicate findings is critical.
    • Highly proficient in SQL, must be able to write queries to extract raw data and also load data into Tableau for visualization.
    • Skillful in forecasting and manipulating data in Excel and/or Google Sheets.
    • Master degree in mathematics, computer science, business or related fields strongly preferred.


    • Passion for games and empathetic towards the players.
    • Curious, self-driven and thorough in analysis studies.
    • Performs well with ambiguous tasks and ability to breakdown complex problems into actionable recommendations.

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation for this role.  The range listed is just one component of Jam City's total compensation package for employees, which may also include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, certifications, location, business needs, or market demands. This range is based on a full-time position. This range may be modified in the future. In addition, Jam City provides a variety of benefits to employees, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, parental leave, paid time off, a 401(k) plan, life, disability, and accident insurance.  Pay Range: $121,500— $182,500 salary per year.

We believe in creating games that unite people across the world and that showcase our commitment to providing an environment that is both inclusive and diverse for our players and employees. We strive to create a workforce that is reflective of our global player community as we know that we are stronger and better when we play together. To help promote an inclusive culture, we celebrate the visible and invisible diversity of our Jam Citizens through initiatives including Employee Resource Groups, cultural events, trainings, speaker series, and more. 

Jam City is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, marital, or domestic partnerships status, disability, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws. Our management is committed to following this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruiting, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

Jam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.

Led by CEO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.

The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.

Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.
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Location: Carlsbad, CA

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-03-21

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