Analyst, Business and Gameplay Insights - Overwatch

Less than 5 years experience  •  Hospitality & Recreation

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18
Less than 5 years experience
Hospitality & Recreation
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/22/18

Blizzard Entertainment games don’t just begin with game ideas, or end once those games are released. A lot more goes into the creation of a Blizzard product than the work of developers—and we support our games for years after they’re in the hands of gamers world-wide.  Blizzard Entertainment is seeking an Analyst, Business and Gameplay Insights - Overwatch to lead strategic analysis focused on identification, evaluation, and execution of opportunities to drive growth and operational excellence for the Overwatch franchise.

QUEST DESCRIPTION

Slice through petabytes of data to find compelling and actionable business insights

  • Apply vision and confidence to design and direct qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Stand before stakeholders, including senior leaders, to clearly communicate your strategic findings and recommendations
  • Translate recommendations into efficient action plans for senior management and department leaders
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and innovative developments

REQUIRED TALENT BUILD

  • Arcane Brilliance: Analytical orientation and strong problem-solving skills, demonstrated by the ability to structure an issue and analyze alternative solutions. Tireless advocate for the use of data to solve problems.
  • Power Word: Curiosity: Curious, internally-motivated self-starter with ability to plan, organize, and establish priorities to manage multiple projects and achieve results.
  • Break it down!: Superior communications, presentation, and facilitation skills: must have the ability to structure a concise, clear presentation of findings, based on large sets of complex data, and effectively present this to any level in the organization.
  • Chart the Course: Capable of building highly functional and beautiful dashboards.
  • Confident Aim: Strong quantitative skills with a penchant for analytical query writing.
  • Stay Awhile and Listen: Excellent interpersonal skills. Effective with storytelling using data and appropriate visualizations.

RECOMMENDED GEAR

  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience in Gaming, Management Consulting, Data Analytics, Product Management, or Finance
  • MBA or Masters’ degree in an analytical field
  • Passionate gamer with working knowledge of Blizzard games, products, and services (particularly Overwatch)
  • Experience working with data using SQL
  • Experience with specialized visualization tools (Tableau)

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
    • What games you are currently playing
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