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 responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include 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, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, 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).

2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming devices and personal computers, including mobile devices. 2K is a leading publisher of today’s most popular gaming genres and most well-known for critically acclaimed game franchises like NBA 2K, WWE 2K, BioShock, Borderlands, Evolve, XCOM and the beloved Sid Meier’s Civilization.


What We Need:

2K has been a major console and PC game publisher for several console generations and is known for bringing amazing IP to the market. As our games get bigger and more complex, we are growing our analytics group. We are looking for a skilled and passionate Sr. Analyst to work in the Analytics team, who will be primarily focusing on 2K’s mobile games and be responsible with crunching data, translating that information into digestible reports, setting up dashboards, building predictive models, and giving actionable data and insights to our development team.


What You Will Do: Senior/Data Analyst, Mobile Analytics


As a Senior/Data Analyst at 2K, you will be

  • Working closely with development teams to provide insights to understand the impact of product decisions on game quality
  • Determining what data needs to be captured to serve development team’s needs and summarising the data in the most useful format
  • Analysing gameplay and economy telemetry data to understand how feature, content, and balance adjustments are impacting overall player experience, before and after the product launches
  • Analysing game and player data to understand player behaviour and enhance the quality of the player experience
  • Regularly performing ad hoc analyses for development, live ops, and performance marketing teams
  • Presenting findings derived from data analysis both in person and in presentation form for remote groups
  • Designing, testing and implementing scalable and repeatable model framework for user acquisition, engagement and monetization strategies around live ops
  • Defining and establishing business KPIs as well as creating and distributing regular performance reports and dashboards


Who We Think Will Be a Great Fit:


We’re looking for an analyst who is eager to mine data for insights as well as test hypotheses rigorously by using data-driven techniques. The ideal candidate must be able to identify the underlying story in the data and leverage their communication skills to develop a compelling narrative to their team as well as executives. Being a solution oriented problem solver as well as a self-starter with passion, creativity, and enthusiasm to drive the results for meaningful changes are also going to be very critical for this role.


Key to success in this role:

  • A. or B.S. in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering Sciences (or a similar quantitative discipline)
  • 5+ years of experience in data mining & analytics with very large, complex, and multi-dimensional data sets
  • Experience with predictive modelling techniques and accomplished in use of statistical software packages (R or Python preferred)
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following: time series, experimental design, classification, clustering, and regression analysis
  • Expert in relational databases, and proficient with SQL
  • Advanced experience with Tableau or other similar visualization tools
  • Excellent communication skills, with a proven track record of working across all levels of the organization


Bonus points:

  • Master’s or PhD degree in quantitative field
  • Experience with machine learning and deep learning
  • Experience with big data technologies such as Spark, Hadoop, or Hive
  • Knowledge of free-to-play mobile game economics and/or performance marketing
  • Experience of initiating and leading interdisciplinary science and engineering research and projects
  • Passionate for mobile gaming and user growth

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