Game Data Scientist

Barcelona | Posted 02/18/2019

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About us:

We are a rapidly growing social game developer, with top ranked games on Mobile and Facebook.  We have over 50 million fans playing our games all over the world.

There are about 350 of us creating super cool games in our offices, located 10 minutes from the beach, in beautiful sunny Barcelona.

We were acquired by Take Two Interactive (GTA, Bioshock, XCom…) in 2017 and have been expanding our activities, creating exciting new opportunities for top people to join our teams.


About the role:

As a Game Data Scientist in our global Analytics team you will work to understand our gamers’ behaviour, work within the game teams to improve the product, drive retention and user conversion.

Applying quantitative analysis, statistics and programming, you’ll draw business insights that add real value to Social Point. To truly make an impact you’ll need to learn quickly and work well in a fast-paced environment while collaborating closely with our Game Teams and Heads of Product.

What you will do:

  • Working within the Game Teams to provide insights into user behaviour and answer key questions.
  • Performing hands-on research, data exploration and analysis.
  • Communicating, defining and visualizing analysis and results to senior stakeholders, including: Head of Analytics, Heads of Product, the CEOs and other C-level executives.
  • Acting as the liaison between product, game developers, data engineers and data analysts/scientists to ensure our data is precisely specified, understood and consistent.
  • Debugging and problem-solving to ensure the quality and accuracy of your findings and metrics.
  • Using predictive analytics to predict how users will react to changes in the Games.

What you should have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience leading analysis on an online product or a mobile app (ideally a mobile F2P game)
  • Superb analytical skills and a proven track record transforming data into actionable insights.
  • Solid experience defining and analyzing event tracking
  • In-depth understanding of A/B testing
  • Very strong SQL skills, experience using R/Python to analyze and model data
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • An undergraduate degree in a quantitative field (preferably statistics or math) is a must, an advanced degree is a strong plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, know how to work in a team, prioritize and manage your own workload.
  • Most of the apps on your phone are games. (Yes, here you can play and work at the same time)


What we offer you:

First of all, we can offer you a challenging and fun role within a cool team!
Sounds like what other companies also say they have? Hold on, here’s what’s more:

  • You’ll get the newest and most powerful devices and equipment to work with, along with a Spotify Premium account.
  • “Mens sana in corpore sano” is the Latin for “a healthy mind in a healthy body”. Our SocialPointers get a healthy Monday breakfast + delicious daily lunch menus! Want to stay in shape? We have a brand new gym, football and basketball teams along with a fantastic physiotherapist.
  • “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” so we get fresh fruit at the office every day but of course you also get a private medical insurance, just in case.
  • Monthly events are there to get you to know your colleagues, drop by our hairdresser’s to get ready (and forget your wallet).
  • People development is key for us: coupling an amazing training budget just for you and our internal mobility programs you get real growth opportunities!

If you are new to sunny Barcelona you can also join our Newbies Club: we offer weekend activities once a month, Spanish lessons and help with all your boring paperwork!

 The list just goes on and on... so get your game on and apply now!


Check out this video to see what it’s like to work with us:

Social Point is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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Working at Social Point

Sandra, Analytics

I extract and analyze data to obtain the kind of information that helps the company take fast and effective decisions. I chose Social Point because it was an awesome opportunity to work in Big Data in a young, innovative company with heaps of growth potential. What I love most about my job is the people. I work with great teams, and I learn a lot from them. My role means I am in touch with lots of different areas of the business. 

-Sandra, Analytics