The job

We are looking to add a Growth Analyst to our expanding team.  You will implement, measure and optimize user acquisition campaigns for all of our games. You will work closely with product managers, engineers and artists in different capacities. You will also develop and strengthen relationships with our current and future advertising partners.

The team

Our growth team (or Team Narwhal as we call them) consists of artists, analyst and engineers who collaboratively create new ways to grow our games across multiple channels. As a performance marketing team they analyse everything they do and execute on a high volume of creatively diverse content.

Things you will work on:

  • Creating and managing user acquisition campaigns on different channels
  • Analyzing performance of campaigns and deriving strategies to optimize campaigns accordingly
  • Testing and iterating on marketing assets in coordination with our creative teams
  • Strengthening relationships with our advertising partners, including Facebook, Google and others
  • Researching new growth channels for user acquisition
  • Staying up-to-date with mobile advertising strategies and trends.
  • Working closely with engineers to get technical support for tools and data

Who you are:

  • You possess strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • You’re a data-driven decision maker
  • You have an entrepreneurial initiative and strong problem­ solving capacity
  • You try new things, adapt quickly and invest when results are promising
  • You are able to work independently in an unstructured, rapidly changing environment
  • You have a knack for building and maintaining business relationships
  • You’re an Excel expert

Tell us if you:

  • Have a background or degree in Economics, Math, Statistics, Business or a related field
  • Have used Tableau
  • Are passionate about mobile games 📱
  • Are knowledgeable about industry trends and global consumer behaviours

While everyone on our team is different, to thrive here you should:

  • Be self motivated, take pride in your work and enjoy huge amounts of ownership
  • Set aside your ego and have wonderful arguments with your coworkers in order to create something better than any one person could individually
  • Challenge your own assumptions and use data to make decisions whenever possible
  • Be passionate about teaching others what you know and continuing your own growth every day
  • Not be afraid to fail–you experiment and learn from your mistakes


About ATA

A Thinking Ape is an independent mobile games developer with big ambitions. We are a team of 65 people + 5 dogs 🐶 (depending on the day), growing in the heart of downtown Vancouver 🏔️. On Wednesdays we all eat catered lunch together. So far taco bars 🌮 are our favourite, but we're open to new suggestions.

Our years of success comes down to our belief in people: both our team and our players. We build games that foster communities and provide our players with tools to interact in deeply strategic and passionate ways, creating something that becomes a part of their lives. But building games of this quality is challenging, so we work hard to find the smartest and most talented people in the world, then give you the freedom to do your best work.

We champion a culture of ownership, based on exploration and debate regardless of position. Our team is supported with an open concept studio space, movable standing workstations and employee-determined work schedules. We keep communication flowing with quarterly State of the Ape all-hands meetings, mid-quarter updates with our leadership team, monthly Ask a Founder Fridays, and regular 1:1s with your lead.

Looking for more information? Check out our story to find out how we got to where we are today, and learn about our culture by following #thisisata on social. You can also listen to Kenshi Arasaki, ATA Co-Founder and CEO, talk about what it’s like to work here.


We value passion and diversity and believe that our differences make us better as a collective. If you’re ready to make the next generation of top grossing mobile games, we’d love to hear from you!

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