Data Analyst

Toronto, Ontario, Canada Full-time

Uken is looking for someone passionate about data to join our team.  You will play a vital role in improving existing games and launching new ones by providing Product Managers insights into player behaviour.  You will be deeply involved in our data-driven game design process by working closely with game designers. Your role in that process is to analyze and make sense of huge data sets by building reports and visualizations, developing new metrics, and providing actionable insights about our players.

You will be working on meaningful things like:

  • Building reports, dashboards and data visualizations that are used everyday by team leads and executives
  • Developing new metrics and player cohorts to unlock insights into player behaviour
  • Assisting in the design of new game features
  • Helping to manage billions of rows of data along with our data pipeline
  • Responding to ad-hoc requests from the executive, financial or marketing teams when insights into our data are needed 

Your background should include:

  • Strong understanding of SQL or Redshift and proficiency in data visualization
  • Strong attention to detail and proven analytical skills
  • The ability to communicate and present information clearly
  • An appetite to learn, grow, and take on increasingly more responsibility
  • A strong desire to answer questions that can drive actionable decisions
  • Knowledge of the mobile gaming industry in order to provide recommendations on game design 

It'd be a big plus if you have:

  • Previous experience at a startup or mobile game/app company
  • Previous experience with R or statistical analysis
  • Degree in statistics, economics, math or a related field
  • A passion for game design

We believe in a fun and meaningful work environment:

  • You'll be equipped with a high-end laptop, monitor and mobile device
  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Full health, dental and vision coverage
  • Fully catered breakfast, lunch and snack-filled kitchen
  • Uken social nights including movie night, pub night and more…
  • Convenient location at the corner of King & Duncan (we are moving to a brand new 23,000 sq ft space at John and Front in Dec 2018)

About Us

Uken builds games that people everywhere love. Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? and Jeopardy! World Tour are the top 2 trivia games, engaging millions of global players every month.

We consider ourselves data driven designers, technologists, and artists. Through collaboration, we pair the craft of design with feedback and data to deliver a pace and rhythm in each game session that immerses our audience and leaves them wanting more. We have a quirky, nerdy culture that fosters creativity, collaboration, quality ideas, and a data driven mindset. We believe in moving quickly and improving constantly and that mantra is reflected in the weekly updates we make to our games and internal technologies. We have an appetite for pushing technical boundaries but with a focus on practical use.

We take your entertainment seriously!

Uken welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who would contribute to the further diversification of our team.

Uken is committed to offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at jobs@uken.com

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