Careers

Senior Games Research Analyst

NEW YORK CITY, 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.

The Senior Research Analyst is an agile project lead, analyst, and client-facing support expert. As part of strategic product development and new KPI projects, the senior research analyst works with existing data, consumer insights, and novel data streams and resources to answer our clients’ most complex questions. This role puts the analyst in direct contact with clients to devise creative solutions and custom projects, sometimes in the absence of immediate resources. The analyst’s keen attention to detail, analytical prowess, and expertise in supporting game publishing and media clients makes them ideal for sitting at the forefront of innovation within SuperData’s product development team.

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.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze internal point-of-sale data, consumer insights, and external resources
  • Collaborate with product team data analysts to devise creative solutions to new, complex client problems
  • Perform qualitative research to support quantitative findings

Required Skills

  • MUST have experience working with or at game publishers and platforms
  • 3-5 years full-time work experience; professional research experience required
  • Experience in client management
  • Extremely keen eye for detail (an absolute must)
  • Experience creating and analyzing complex survey studies
  • Experience overseeing multi-faceted projects with tight deadlines
  • Quick math skills; statistical analytical capabilities
  • Must have a deep understanding and interest in video games and playable media industries
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Must play a broad spectrum of video games across Console, PC & Mobile
  • Understanding of how games earn revenue required. (Virtual economies, exchange rates, how to make a purchase, what virtual storefronts, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively with teammates

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with SPSS, R, or another statistical analysis program
  • Experience with SQL
  • 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:  Apr 2nd, 2016

Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs [at] superdataresearch.com and put Senior Research 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!

Working remotely is NOT an option.

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

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.