Data Analyst - Frontier Foundry

Publishing – Frontier Foundry /
Purpose of the Role
Frontier Foundry is looking for a Data Analyst with a focus on collection and interpretation of both market data and project variables to help drive and support our project scouting, opportunity evaluation, and ultimately, project decision making. As part of a small but passionate team, you'll directly contribute to the qualitative and quantitative assessment of market opportunities, product pitches, and project ROI scenarios. 

Key Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with Frontier Foundry, Publishing, Commercial, and executive stakeholders to assess market potential of products within a diverse array of game genres
    • Support the Head of Business Development in using project variables such as cost, revenue share, and market comparables to explore and assess the viability of potential opportunities
    • Work with key Frontier Foundry stakeholders to identify needs and report outputs to support and drive decision-making
    • Build a deep understanding of Frontier Foundry projects and partners, as well as Frontier’s own internal projects, while becoming an expert on data collected Develop and deliver written reports with analysis and charts and document requirements for new tools as needed
    • Perform statistical data analysis using industry standard data querying tools and methodologies
    • Perform analysis and valuation (ROI, CBA) for new product evaluation and optimization of existing products
    • Periodically source and identify new sources of data which can be used to help drive high quality decisions

About You

    • Demonstrated skills in using available market data to analyse both broad market trends and specific product potential
    • Passion for data visualization and analytics best practices, with demonstrable skills of creating databases and making them user friendly
    • Ability to present findings to a wide group of stakeholders, using established methodologies
    • Expert user of MS Excel
    • Experienced user of Python and HTML, or other web scraping tools
    • Previous experience using Kibana is beneficial but not essential
    • Understanding of database design and management
    • Pioneering spirit, with a desire to both create new processes and improve existing ones
    • Passion for the gaming industry and game developer community
    • Insights into contemporary video game trends across major PC and console platforms, either via professional experience or personal interest. Familiarity with the content strategies of similar publishers is a plus
    • Previous professional experience as a Business Intelligence or Statistical Data Analyst or similar roles.