Lead Market and Economy Analyst

position overview

Lead Market and Economy Analyst

The Lead Market and Economy Analyst role at Boss Fight is tightly integrated with the product management and game design disciplines. Primary responsibilities include partnering with Product Managers to guide and direct our design teams with the data and insight needed to create the best possible experience for our players while driving and supporting the business’s KPIs of retention, monetization, and user acquisition. Our approach is highly data driven, focusing on achieving the right balance of game design and analytics. The Lead Market Analyst has expert knowledge in querying databases, performing game breakdowns, and modeling user behavior.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Able to deconstruct competitor games to understand core game loops, monetization features, and game mechanics with a high level of expertise
  • Act as the subject matter expert on game industry design and monetization trends
  • Perform varying market and game industry analysis
  • Partner with product managers and game designers to consult on the design and optimization of game features
  • Provide regular and ad-hoc reports to management and the game teams to help inform business, design, and strategic decisions
  • Provide top-down revenue forecasting for products in development based on competitive analysis
  • Identify market opportunities and target demographics for Boss Fight products
  • Expert ability to break down and explain core game loops, monetization features, and game mechanics
  • Partner with the product leadership team to guide the roadmap and new features launches
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of our games and the market
  • Mentor and assist team members to find a resolution for complex problems
  • Partner with Lead PMs to define and implement metrics and tracking tools for the product and use the data to inform game design and drive decisions for optimization and future feature development
  • Exemplify reliability, accountability, and professionalism in all work-related interactions

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • In-depth knowledge of SQL, Tableau and Excel
  • Deep, up-to-date knowledge of free-to-play monetization best practices and psychology of highly engaged spenders across multiple genres
  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong data analysis and statistical analysis skills
  • Previous experience with the development and shipment of free to play titles
  • The ability to clarify ambiguous tasks or requests, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • Experience and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, or Math related field
  • 5+ years professional experience analyzing marketing or media data
  • Strong knowledge of digital and traditional media required
  • Knowledge of visual techniques for data analysis and presentation
  • Experience in mobile game industry

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Our core hours are 10am to 6:00pm, which means you should be available for meetings etc. during the time period. You will be required to work longer hours on occasion, especially during periods when staff is working late to meet tight deadlines etc.

Travel

No travel is expected for this position

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be achieved by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

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