Careers

DATA ANALYST 

New York, NY

SuperData Research

SuperData is the leading provider of data and market intelligence on digital games and interactive media. Our research methodology is driven by behavioral and digital point-of-sale data collected directly from game publishers and developers.

SuperData publishes industry relevant key performance indicators for benchmarking, competitive analysis, and performance optimization. We specialize in helping our clients use data to identify actionable growth and investment opportunities.

Product Team

The Product Team sits at the nexus of the Business Development, Insights, and Analytics teams at SuperData Research and develops innovative new products, working with novel, proprietary data sets.

The Data Analyst is an agile data modeling expert. As part of strategic product development and new KPI projects, the data analyst is required to use excellent quantitative analytical and predictive modeling skills to offer internal and external SuperData clients with creative solutions to complex questions. The data analyst is expected to find answers and develop new predictive models in a responsive way, sometimes with a dearth of information. This role sits at the forefront of innovation within SuperData’s product development team.

Responsibilities

  • Deep consumer and data analysis to support new products and capabilities.
  • Preliminary analysis on basic data and new data streams.
  • Statistical analyses for the creation of new forecasting and predictive models.
  • Use internal and external data points to identify trends and opportunities for innovation in KPIs and modeling.

Required Skills

  • Experience with SPSS, R, or another statistical analysis program.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Microsoft Excel (Intermediate to Expert Level).
  • Working problem solving skills – Algebra, Arithmetic, Statistics.
  • Experience working with time series, panel, and cross-sectional data.
  • Ability to effectively read graphs, interpret data, and convey ideas.
  • 2-3 years of previous work experience.
  • Undergraduate degree in math/applied math, statistics, psychology, quantitative economics with an emphasis on predictive models.
  • Must play a broad spectrum of video games across Console, PC & Mobile.
  • Understanding of how games earn revenue a plus. (Virtual economies, exchange rates, how to make a purchase, what (are?) virtual storefronts, etc.)
  • Impress us with a ridiculous high-score in your favorite game, your gaming stats, your unbeatable Magic deck, or your gaming rig specs.

Projected Start Date: March 1

Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs [at] superdataresearch.com and put Data Analyst in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


Research Intern

NEW YORK CITY, NY

SuperData Research, the leading provider of digital games and interactive media intelligence, is looking to fill a full-time position that will support our CEO.

This role is for the games enthusiast who knows Steam doesn’t just rise from coffee, can’t sleep when the slightest details are out of place and can out-Google a New York Times fact checker.

The Research Intern is responsible for being a scrappy team player who helps do things like look up who won the last LoL tournament, see what updates Pokémon GO released for the holidays, gather data like it’s redstone, speedrun through to-do lists, and everything in between. The person in this role will report to the Director of Research and Insights.

The Intern must be available to come in at least 3 days, 15-20 hours a week. Ideal start date is January 9th.

Responsibilities

Research Assistance

    • Search the internet, internal data and game forums for insights
    • Communicate needs between departments
    • Pull and organize data from our internal database

Administrative Assistance

    • Manage schedules
    • Make arrangements for meetings and events
    • Keep files and documents organized
    • Help coordinate travel plans

Must-haves

    • Current Junior or Senior in college
    • Extremely keen eye for detail (this is a must!)
    • Team player looking to help any way they can
    • Experience with Excel
    • Experience with PowerPoint and/or Keynote (Keynote experience preferred but not required)
    • Social, eager and proactive
    • Knowledge of proper written grammar and punctuation rules

Nice-to-have

    • Knowledge and understanding of the business side of video games
    • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign
    • Experience with graphic design
    • Experience and/or a love for market research
    • Experience with more than one VR device
    • A ridiculously high-score in your favorite game, your keystrokes per minute, your unbeatable Magic deck, your enthusiasm for your favorite eSports team – anything that shows you’re a gaming fanatic!

Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@superdataresearch.com with the subject “Intern application” ASAP.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.