Careers

Some of the many perks of working at SuperData:

  • Competitive salary and benefits packages
  • Monthly game stipends
  • Full-company winter and summer holidays and generous paid holiday packages
  • Dynamic startup environment
  • Regular happy hours and team events
  • More!

Don’t see a position that matches you? We are always looking for incredible, experienced candidates in many disciplines. Send us your resume and we’ll keep it on file.


DATA MANAGEMENT ANALYST
New York, NY

The Technology Team at SuperData Research manages a full tech stack which supports our live web products, data pipelines, and data management. The Data Management Analyst is a hybrid role that primarily wrangles data streams to support analysts and data pipelines. This primarily includes the building and transformation of data in, within, and out of MySQL + PostgreSQL database environments.

The Ideal Data Management Analyst:
You have recently graduated with or are pursuing a degree (Undergraduate or Masters) in an analytics focus and can program to solve problems. (Finance, Economics, Statistics, Business, Computer Science, Computer Engineering)
You are a strong problem solver – you solve problems of a particular type once, not individual problems. Your solutions are dynamic and scalable.
You are always learning newer, faster, and better ways of doing things.
You test and tune your own work.
You have extreme attention to detail.
You can look at a dump of data (whether transactional, aggregated, or time series) and easily envision all the ways the data can be sliced into actionable components.
You know what you know, you know what you don’t know, and you know how to figure out what you need to know.
You are available to work 16+hrs a week, preferably ~24hrs+

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Management of MySQL Databases (Design, Import, Ad-hoc support queries, Procedures, Events, Speed Tuning, entry-level DBA)
  • Development of BI dashboards with QA team.
  • Development of BI dashboards for live products.
  • Purchasing for custom computers, networking equipment, and hardware peripherals.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Microsoft Excel (Understanding of file formats. Import/export/manipulate .csv, .txt and other tabular/delimited formats from command line)
  • Must be very comfortable working with time series data. (Percentage Change, CAGR)
  • Intermediate understanding of MySQL: nested queries, joins, temporary tables, stored procedures, and can transform transaction line data into monthly, quarterly, or other grouped summary style formats on the fly.
  • Intermediate understanding of scripting, data structures, loops, algorithms, events, procedures, functions.
  • QA/QC own work.
  • You play video games and understand how video games earn money. (Physical storefronts, virtual economies, in-game stores, in-game currencies.)
  • English proficiency required.
  • 1 year work experience in office environment.

NICE-TO-HAVE

  • Amazon Web Services (S3, EC2, AWS) or experience with similar cloud data providers.
  • Familiarity with the video games and understanding of how games earn revenue a plus. (Virtual economies, exchange rates, how to make a purchase, what virtual storefronts look like, etc.)
  • Impress us with a ridiculous high-score in your favorite game, your gaming stats, your unbeatable Magic deck, or your gaming rig specs.
  • Show us website content, databases, or dashboards you have developed or are currently developing.

Projected Start Date: July 1st, 2018

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



DATA ENGINEER
New York, NY

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.

Innovation Team

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

The Data Engineer is an agile data modeling expert. As part of strategic product development and new KPI projects, the Data Engineer is required to use excellent quantitative analytical and predictive modeling skills, as well as strong database and backend prowess, to offer internal and external SuperData clients with creative solutions to complex questions. The Data Engineer 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.

The ideal candidate will have a background in business analytics with experience in SQL and other database solutions along with statistical skills in programs like SPSS and R.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Preparing and integrating multiple data streams into scalable databases.
  • Developing multivariate algorithms to model the performance of top games and markets.
  • 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

  • Strong understanding of scripting, data structures, loops, algorithms, events, procedures, functions. (Python preferred, JS/MySQL experience plus)
  • Strong understanding of MySQL: nested queries, joins, temporary tables, stored procedures, and can transform transaction line data into monthly, quarterly, or other grouped summary style formats on the fly.
  • Experience with SPSS, R, or another statistical analysis program.
  • Microsoft Excel (Intermediate to Expert Level, Understanding of file formats. Import/export/manipulate .csv, .txt and other tabular/delimited formats.
  • Working problem solving skills – Algebra, Arithmetic, Statistics
  • Must be very comfortable working with time series data. (Percentage Change, CAGR)
  • Dynamic Design (Limit hard coding)
  • Ability QA/QC own work
  • English proficiency required.
  • 1-3 years’ experience.
  • 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.)

Projected Start Date: July 1st, 2018

Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@superdataresearch.com and put Data Engineer in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER

New York, NY

SuperData Research, the leading provider of digital games and interactive media intelligence, is looking for a part time Office Administrative Manager to provide administrative support and undertake a variety of day-to-day clerical tasks. You will be an integral part in ensuring our office runs smoothly and that operations are efficient and add maximum value to the organization.

Reporting directly to the COO and the VP of Strategy, the ideal office coordinator is a phenomenally organized and competent professional with excellent communication skills. You will be comfortable dealing with people and able to carry out administrative duties with accuracy and speed.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Organize all office operations and procedures
  • Manage contracts and price negotiations with office vendors
  • Address all employees’ queries regarding office management issues
  • Plan inhouse or off-site activities such as team outings or happy hour
  • Schedule internal and external meeting
  • Prepare summaries of meetings, calls and research
  • Manage organizational budgets
  • Transcribe notes
  • Prepare and maintain expense reports
  • Perform general office administration duties – printing and scanning, creating documents, taking messages, etc.
  • Manage invoicing system
  • Coordinate staff travel
  • Manage onboarding processes for new hires
  • Basic HR duties – Communicating information on employee benefits, etc.
  • Populate and keep up strategy, HR and accounting documents (sales analysis, progress tracking, invoice tracking, costs, etc.)
  • Maintain office condition and arrange necessary repairs

MUST HAVES

  • A meticulous attention to detail
  • Proven experience as an office coordinator and knowledge of office administration responsibilities, systems and procedures
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (specifically MS Excel)
  • Solid math skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Proactive and willing to look for all possible solutions

BONUS SKILLS

  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign or similar
  • A degree in business or a business-related field
  • An interest in pursuing a career in strategy, HR or operations
  • Impress us with ridiculous in game achievements, your top game stats, your unbeatable Magic: The Gathering deck, or your custom rig specs.

Submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@superdataresearch.com and write “Office Administrative Manager” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


DATA ANALYST

New York, NY

The Data Analytics Team at SuperData Research translates all market data streams into actionable data & intelligence products for the digital video games industry. The team actively supports developers, publishers, and investors in developing strong market strategy.

The Data Analyst is an expert in understanding how digital games and markets work. As part of the Analytics Team their main responsibility will be to perform qualitative and quantitative research on various segments of the gaming market and on individual titles.

The ideal candidate will have a background in business analytics with experience in SQL and other database solutions along with statistical skills in programs like MATLAB.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintaining library of predictive financial models of the top performing titles
  • Aggregating and vetting potential data sources to inform models
  • Aiding in development of new data-related products
  • Staying up to date with the latest industry related trends/news
  • Helping with custom data requests of varying scope and size from clients

MUST HAVES

  • A degree (Undergraduate or Masters) in an analytics oriented field (Finance, Economics, Statistics, Business, Engineering, Physics)
  • 1-3 years’ experience in an analyst type or similar role
  • Active knowledge of video games mechanics and monetization strategies (physical storefronts, virtual economies, in-game stores, in-game currencies)
  • Coding experience
  • Basic understanding of database structures and writing SQL queries
  • Microsoft Excel (Lookups, Pivot Tables, Dynamic Formulation, Sorting, Charts)
  • Must be comfortable working with time series data (Percentage Change, CAGR, Retention, Growth-Decay, Convergence, Steady States)
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • English proficiency required

BONUS SKILLS

  • Basic understanding of the MATLAB coding environment
  • Financial Document Proficiency (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, Investor Presentations, Prospectus)
  • Impress us with ridiculous in game achievements, your top game stats, your unbeatable Magic deck, or your custom rig specs

Projected Start Date: September 1st, 2018

Please send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to jobs@superdataresearch.com and put Data Analyst in the subject. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

New York, NY

SuperData is looking to fill the position of Senior Business Development Manager within our Business Development team.

Us: we’re the world’s leading provider of digital games and playable media market intelligence.
You: a smart self-starter with exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and oral and written communication skills who can identify opportunities, persevere, and deliver on aggressive sales goals.

The ideal candidate for this position would be someone with sales experience in a market research setting, offering both custom and syndicated research offerings, who can understand the needs of a diverse range of clients. Ideally, someone with experience in interactive media (games, esports, gaming video, XR, etc.).

The Sr. BD Manager will report to the VP of Product & Business Development, engaging new potential clients in the full scope of SuperData’s offerings. A thorough understanding of the games industry is a must (well beyond “I like to play games.”).
Compensation will be commensurate with skill set and experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handle existing and new client relationships across all SuperData offerings
  • Introduce potential clients to the SuperData Arcade dashboard and other syndicated research and products
  • Guide clients through technical details of SuperData methodology and terminology
  • Serve as liaison among Research and Client Relations teams and the client for specific requests and coordinating correspondence on custom projects
  • Identify and explore areas of additional needs for clients
  • Travel regularly for on-site meetings with clients and major industry events

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • At least 5 years of full-time work experience in a client-facing role for a market research, business intelligence, or analytics firm
  • Experience with dashboards, syndicated, and bespoke products and handling custom projects coordinated across multiple teams
  • MUST have intimate knowledge of the games and/or interactive media market (not just a gamer, but an avid interest in games as a business). This is a requirement and your games industry knowledge will be tested.
  • Ability to effectively read and analyze graphs and data and tell a story
  • Terrific interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional ability to translate technical knowledge to users at all experience levels
  • Strong writing and communication skills in English (fluency required)
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively across teammates

BONUS SKILLS

  • Impress us with a ridiculous high-score in your favorite game, your vintage NES console, your unbeatable Magic deck, your GTA V fan art, etc.

Projected Start Date: September 10th, 2018

Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@superdataresearch.com by August 1, 2018 and put Senior Business Development Manager in the subject. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


RESEARCH ASSISTANT

New York, NY

SuperData Research is looking to fill a full-time position that will support our research department!

The person in this entry-level position will be responsible for assisting in data analysis, reporting and administrative tasks. The ideal candidate would research public information for key data points and compile their research into reports and presentations.

We are looking for someone who is not only comfortable with numbers but can also perform qualitative analyses and write clearly about their findings.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • 1-2 years of work experience or internships.
  • Ability to effectively read and analyze graphs and data.
  • Basic math and statistics skills.
  • Working knowledge of Excel.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Keynote experience preferred but not required.

BONUS SKILLS

  • Academic research experience.
  • Experience with Photoshop and/or Illustrator.
  • A strong understanding and interest in the business side of the video games industry.
  • Previous experience in academic research and/or researching video games, the entertainment industry or technology space.
  • Impress us with a ridiculous high-score in your favorite game, your vintage NES console, your unbeatable Magic deck, your GTA V fan art, etc.

Projected Start Date: August 20th, 2018

Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@superdataresearch.com by August 1, 2018 and put Research Assistant in the subject. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


MARKETING INTERN

New York, NY

SuperData Research is looking to fill a part-time internship that will support our marketing and PR team!

Us: a leading provider of digital games and interactive media industry intelligence. You: a smart, social self-starter with a passion for marketing and games.
The person in this position will support the team coordinate marketing efforts and PR efforts, working with multiple teams to assist with product launches, facilitate PR requests, update PR and marketing lists, update social media, and keep all campaign tracking current.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about working in B2B communications, with an interest in the business side of video games. This person must be more than a gamer — someone who doesn’t just play but understands the industry and keeps up with the latest news and trends. The intern will combine their passion for games, VR/AR, and/or esports with exceptional oral and written communication skills and outstanding attention to detail.

Compensation is hourly and will be commensurate with skill set and experience. Ideal start date is ASAP.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Update marketing and PR trackers, collecting data on campaign performance
  • Post on our social media channels
  • Update and keep email lists current
  • Track and keep updated on important news in the industry
  • Find events spokespeople should attend
  • Field internal PR requests
  • Update Keynote and PowerPoint slides

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Internship experience in marketing, PR, advertising or similar
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience maintaining social media channels for organizations (not including personal accounts)
  • Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work proactively and independently with little supervision
  • Experience in the following is not required but is nice to have:
    • HTML
    • WordPress
    • Mailchimp or similar
    • Social media tools such as Hootsuite, TweetDeck, Buffer or similar
    • Excel (basic formulas)
    • Powerpoint or Keynote
    • Adobe Design Suite or similar (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • An interest in the video game industry, including publisher news, relevant game releases, and market trends
  • Impress us with a ridiculously high score in your favorite game, your vintage NES console, your unbeatable Magic deck, your GTA fan art, etc.

**Please only apply if you have ALL of the required skills.

Submit your resume, cover letter and writing sample to jobs@superdataresearch.com and write “Marketing Intern” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.



QA INTERN

New York, NY

SuperData Research, the leading provider of digital games and interactive media intelligence, is looking to fill a part-time position that will support the Quality Assurance team.

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 QA intern is responsible for being a scrappy team player who helps do things like look up who won the recent LoL tournament, see what updates Pokemon GO released for the holidays, speedrun through to-do lists, and everything in between.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • QA Assistance
  • Perform and compile research on publicly available data for the team
  • Pull and organize data from our internal database
  • Assistance with technical tasks (knowledge of SQL and Excel required)
  • Administrative Assistance
  • Make arrangements for meetings and events
  • Keep files and documents organized

MUST-HAVES

  • Current Junior or Senior in college
  • Extremely keen eye for detail
  • Experience with Excel and SQL
  • Social, eager and proactive
  • Knowledge of basic statistics

NICE-TO-HAVE

  • Knowledge and understanding of the business side of video games
  • Experience with MySQL (Workbench)
  • Experience with Python or other programming language
  • Experience and/or a love for market research
  • 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!

Submit your resume, cover letter and writing sample to jobs@superdataresearch.com and write “QA Intern Application” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

 

 

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