Ubisoft Montreal, an industry leading developer of video games, located in the heart of Montreal’s Mile-End, offers a unique environment where creativity, teamwork and cutting-
edge technology bring to life critically acclaimed video games and iconic AAA franchises. You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, an open learning environment, and contribute to an international team driving innovation.
The game intelligence analyst must master applied analytics and data mining, including knowledge of the different theories, techniques and technologies.
The incumbent will develop decision-making tools and, more specifically, transform production stakeholder issues into operable quantitative assessments based on title sales and player behaviours.
The main and routine tasks of the GIA are to :
Determine the telemetric needs of the business units and translate these needs into elements that are compatible with the data collection technology;
Follow up on data collection system integration with internal teams;
Contribute to the development and enhancement of the data collection systems;
Analyze, synthesize and interpret product and player data to determine observations and trends and make forecasts;
Develop and implement tools, indicators and dashboards to provide strategic and operational support for productions;
Research and develop statistical models to explain past player behaviours and forecast future ones;
Collaborate with stakeholders (community managers, marketing, monetization, production, technical operations) to support decision making and guide the studio’s strategic actions by providing quantitative logic for possible options;
Draft reports and communicate data syntheses by highlighting priority information that is relevant to decision making;
Develop action plans, work with teams to implement target recommendations and carry out follow ups;
Create new processes and automate, standardize and optimize existing ones;
Carry out all other related tasks.
Undergraduate degree in a quantitative or related field (statistics, applied mathematics, operations research, business intelligence) or equivalent training or work experience
Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar position or other relevant experience;
Experience in data analysis (SQL-type queries);
Experience in Tableau Software an asset;
Experience in the video game industry an asset.
Skills and knowledge
Extensive knowledge of data analysis tools, software and systems (e.g. SQL Server, R, Tableau)
Expertise in drafting reports, creating figures and representing statistical data
Extensive knowledge of MS Office : Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to work with large-scale databases
Proactivity, innovation and autonomy
Structure, strategy and rigour
Excellent communication skills (French and English)
Ability to reconcile technical and business perspectives
Ability to develop and maintain good interdepartmental relations and communicate with colleagues at all hierarchical levels
Ability to adapt to a changing environment
Ability to manage concurrent projects