Job description

Position Duties

Within the EMEA Headquarters you join the Business Intelligence team under the responsibility of its manager.
You define and implement within the company analytics' strategy and processes.
You will be involved in our games development stages by defining the analytics plan for each title as well as set up the data reporting pipelines.
Real Business partner, you provide data-led insight to the Marketing and Production teams to support the decision-making process.

In doing so you help us to evangelize the in-game analytics culture within our company and to improve the quality of our games' content.

Your main responsibilities include :

Create and develop the Bandai Namco Europe telemetry strategy
  • Build cohesive and collaborative interactions across business units within the Bandai Namco Group and external partners to support operational and strategic goals
  • Rationalize the processes and tools
  • Evangelize the value of analytics services and the use of data in making business and design decisions

Define, design and implement the games' analytics specifications
  • Identify the games data flows and pipelines
  • Build the appropriate events and tag plan
  • Follow the implementation of the analytics alongside the studio
  • Guarantee through AB testing the quality and consistency of the collected data

Create and sustain the reporting pipelines
  • Develop automated systems for data aggregation and visualization
  • Provide a descriptive, inferential and regression analysis of the game data

Provide actionable insights to support decision making on the key Bandai Namco titles
  • Analyze the impact of different players acquisition types (marketing campaigns, new content releases, featuring) on the evolution of players' lifetime values
  • Influence editorial and marketing strategies through fact-based, data-driven insights and analysis

Candidate Profile

Knowledge and skills :
  • Excellent English skills required (oral communication and writing skills)
  • Good understanding of the video game development process
  • Passionate about video games
  • Ability to manage multiple projects / processes at one time
  • Strong analytic and statistical skills
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel skills including : VBA, Pivot Table, modeling techniques, forecast, selling curve
  • Strong software skills including data visualization tools : Power BI (preferred), DAX language, Tableau software, Looker, Qlik
  • Skilled in R and/or Python, handling massive data (power query, SQL, dplyr, pandas)

Experience and qualifications :
  • 3-5 years minimum in a similar position within the video games industry
  • Master's degree in Business, Economics, Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science or engineering

Personality traits :
  • Excellent organizational skills, proactivity and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Documents, organizes and plans own work with minimal supervision
  • High attention to details
  • Customer oriented
  • Team spirit ; Ability to bring people together around a project
  • Diplomatic and good interpersonal skills
  • Good communicator

Additional Information

Job location : 15, rue Felix Mangini, 69009 LYON - FRANCE / This position is not eligible to full remote
Start date : as soon as possible
Contract : full time (permanent)
Remuneration : fixed and variable compensation
Benefits : flexible working hours, 2 teleworking days per week, lunch vouchers, profit sharing, reimbursement of public transportation costs, work council advantages (gift vouchers, discount on services...), new building with various facilities (gym room, gaming room, nap room, car / bike / scooter parking, cafeteria and coffee corners...)

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