Marketing Data Scientist

Barcelona | Posted 10/23/2018

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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 worldwide playing our games all over the world.

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

Last year we were acquired by Take Two Interactive (GTA, Bioshock, XCOM … ) and have been expanding our activities, creating exciting new opportunities for top people to join our teams.


About the role:

As part of our Data Science team you will be working to apply scientific models to answer business questions, affect user behaviour and improve game design. You’ll use SQL, R and Python to unlock hidden patterns in the data, partnering with game teams and marketing experts to drive revenue and growth.

You will be:

  • Working within the Analytics, Games and Marketing Teams to provide insights that affect our game design, user acquisition and much more
  • Using predictive analytics to support key decision by senior stakeholders.
  • Performing hands-on research, data exploration and analysis
  • Communicating, defining and visualizing analysis and results to senior stakeholders, including: CMO, Head of Analytics, Heads of Product, the CEOs and other C-level executives
  • Coding models that can be embedded in our ongoing data processes, working closely with Data Engineers and Tooling Developers
  • Debugging and problem-solving to ensure the quality and accuracy of your findings and metrics
  • Researching new ways to apply data science to our business
  • Expanding our A/B testing methodologies and tool-set to help analysts around the company in their work
  • Investigating anomalies and creating systems to flag fraud and hacking


About you:

  • 2+ years experience using R/Python to implement statistical models, analyze and visualize data
  • 2+ years experience doing complex analysis on an online product or a mobile app (ideally a mobile F2P game)
  • 2+ years of experience working with marketing KPIS/metrics
  • In-depth understanding of A/B testing, methodology, best practices
  • Strong SQL skills and familiarity with BI visualization tools like Chartio, Tableau and Qlikview
  • 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.

You also have:

  • Mental agility, critical-thinking, problem-solving skills and ability to ramp quickly
  • Self starter mindset, you can work with minimal oversight and deliver high quality results
  • Productive and helpful approach to business problems and business users
  • 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's in it for 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!


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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