Who We Are

Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios are responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms. Including Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building, and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, problem solvers, and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, BioShock, Borderlands, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, WWE 2K, and XCOM.

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment. We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions.

2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

What We Need

We are seeking a staff data scientist to be our technical leader for games analytics. The ideal person will be an authority and an individual contributor who will deliver compelling insights to influence game roadmaps and enable decisions. Have a proven track record to mentor a team and applying your technical skills to generate value. You will be someone who has a good balance of business thinking alongside analytical and technical skills.

What You Will Do

  • Reporting: Develop and improve our mobile analytics reporting platforms; enabling teams across the company to make data informed decisions
  • Business Insight: Understand the problems our studios and partners want to solve for, and then define the right data, metrics, analysis, and interpretation to lead to the right recommendations and decisions
  • Understand players: Help us to further understand, model, predict, segment, and retain our players and enable our studios to launch new titles, develop features, and live ops events.
  • Innovate: Proactively develop new analyses, experiments, and data-driven tools to better understand our players’ behavior and the performance of our games
  • Discover: Use data and insights to discover opportunities for driving value for the business, develop ideas for new analyses, and model
  • Direct: Be the voice of product analytics and help choose the right projects to prioritize for the team. Have a significant voice in the analytics roadmap
  • Partner Management: Recognize dependencies, build relationships, and influence partners across teams
  • Communication: Design clear and unambiguous stories, and visualizations to report your results/analyses

 What Will Make You a Great Fit  

  • Experience: 7+ years of work experience in data science or analytics role
  • Leadership: Mentor, guide and inspire your colleagues
  • Analytical coding: Fluent programming via languages such as Python or R
  • Visualization: Adept in at least one visualization tool such as Tableau or Looker
  • SQL: The ability to write complex SQL queries to analyze our databases with millions of players and work with relational database systems.
  • Superb attention to detail, natural curiosity, and ability to problem-solve creatively

Bonus Points 

  • Knowledge and love for the NBA and WWE franchises preferred
  • Intimate knowledge of game production and monetization strategies, as well as the current mobile marketing/technology landscape

 

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform their essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need a reasonable accommodation.

 

Please note that 2K Games and its studios never use instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews and when emailing, only use 2K.com accounts.

 

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