Director, Data Analytics

New York, New York, United States

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

Take-Two Interactive Software is a leading game publisher, creating games through its labels, Rockstar Games, 2K, Private Division, and Social Point.

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Who We Are:

Take-Two develops, publishes and markets some of the world's biggest games. We publish products through our labels Rockstar Games, 2K, Ghost Story, PlayDots, Social Point as well as Private Division label and Nordeus. Our Rockstar label creates Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption, two of the most critically acclaimed gaming franchises in history. Our 2K label creates games like NBA 2K, WWE 2K, Bioshock, Borderlands, Evolve, XCOM and the beloved Sid Meier's Civilization. Our Private Division label publishes Kerbal Space Program, Ancestors and The Outer Worlds.

While our offices (physical and virtual) are casual and inviting, we are deeply committed to our core tenets of creativity, innovation and efficiency, and individual and team development opportunities. Our industry and business are continually evolving and fast-paced, providing numerous opportunities to learn and hone your skills. We work hard, but we also like to have fun, and believe that we provide a great place to come to work each day to pursue your passions.

The Challenge

Take-Two Interactive, Inc., a leader in the interactive entertainment industry, is looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial, analytics. They will manage a team of staff, supporting corporate and label stakeholders, and identifying strategic and tactical opportunities to leverage data that solves for title profit maximization.

What You’ll Take On

  • Lead a team of data analysts, data visualization experts, consumer insights researchers, third party vendors, as well as staff focused on operationalizing the group’s analytics and data science product for stakeholders.
  • Ensure unification of team’s delivery of product across the spectrum of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.
  • Improve the data science team's ability to execute by providing initial analysis, research and data gathering steps.
  • Standardize, centralize and develop data visualization for T2 and label executives focusing on sales, marketing and forecasting primarily utilizing Tableau.
  • Evaluate novel data sources and vendors - conduct research, due diligence, POCs, go / no go analysis.
  • Support interface with data engineering team who collaborate on analytics initiatives.
  • Support key stakeholders and initiatives across T2 and labels with data informed analysis and insights to answer key business driven questions.
  • Champion the use of data science, machine-learning, and analytics across T2.
  • Collaborate with corporate teams and the label business units to create strategies to value and monetize the growth of data that is occurring at T2, build business cases, and spearhead initiatives that focus on monetization of data as an asset.
  • Develop strategic models to identify, monitor, and measure results of various consumer-oriented initiatives, identifying KPIs to reflect the health of various T2 products in different segments of the interactive entertainment field.

What You Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred with analytical focus
  • 10+ years of analytics experience, including positions of increasing responsibility and team management and ideally coming from one of the following industry areas: computer gaming, entertainment/media, retail, or online/e-commerce
  • Data mining skills (e.g. SQL, Alteryx, Excel, etc.)
  • Data visualization tools for storytelling (e.g. Tableau, Power BI, etc.)
  • PMO tools (e.g. Confluence, JIRA, MS Project, Monday)
  • Consistent track record as a team builder and strategic leader. Ideally has designed, built and managed enterprise-level solutions teams before, and helped lead the development and implementation of an organizational strategy for consumer data and analytics
  • Expertise in best-in-class and new technologies in data collection, and data science spaces, with high level of analytical rigor in formulating insights and strategies
  • A confident, entrepreneurial self-starter with the ability to think logically and make fact-based decisions
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely – to distill clear and simple themes from complex analytical findings

Great to Have:

  • Statistical modeling (e.g. time series, regression, ARIMA, etc.) preferred

What We Offer You:

  • Great Company Culture. Ranked as one of the most creative and innovative places to work, creativity, innovation, efficiency, diversity and philanthropy are among the core tenets of our organization and are integral drivers of our continued success.
  • Growth: As a global entertainment company, we pride ourselves on creating environments where employees are encouraged to be themselves, inquisitive, collaborative and to grow within and around the company.
  • Work Hard, Play Hard. Our employees bond, blow-off steam, and flex some creative muscles – through corporate boot camp classes, company parties, game release events, monthly socials, and team challenges.
  • Benefits. Medical (HSA & FSA), dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase plan, commuter benefits, in-house wellness program, broad learning & development opportunities, a charitable giving platform with company match and more!
  • Perks. Fitness allowance, employee discount programs, free games & events, stocked pantries and the ability to earn up to $500+ per year for taking care of yourself and more!

 

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (“T2”) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, which means we are committed to creating and celebrating diverse thoughts, cultures, and backgrounds throughout our organization. Employment at T2 is based on substantive ability, objective qualifications, and work ethic – not an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses, reproductive health decision, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

 

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