Head of Game Analytics and User Research (m/f/d)

  • Fulltime
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Koch Media GmbH - Munich

Koch Media is an international media company with more than 2000 employees worldwide. As a leading and independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products in Europe and the USA, our business areas include the production of films and games, the purchase and sale of film license rights, the distribution of digital media products and games publishing under various labels.

For our Headquarters in Planegg/Munich we are looking for an experienced and motivated Head of Game Analytics and User Research (m/f/d).

Your Mission

  • Drive the overall strategy of the data analytics and UX research to serve our current and future games as well as our business goals.
  • Translate business needs to technical requirements, game KPIs, and playtests, and work with development teams to ensure correct implementation and tracking.
  • Evangelise data-driven approaches to the development teams and promote potential future uses of telemetry and UX research.
  • Lead and mentor a team of high-performing UX researchers, data scientists and analysts across the larger organization to drive insight and influence decisions at product and game studios’ level.
  • Spearhead machine learning initiatives in the group to create new opportunities for our future games.
  • Oversee planning, coordination and organization of the UX research and data analytics operations and projects across the company
  • Collaborate closely with the Lead UX Researcher and Lead Data Scientist to ensure data analytics and UX research work hand in hand.

Your Profile

  • Industry expert able to make sense of the intricacies of game numbers and development from mobile to AAA scale
  • Multiple years of experience working in the video games or comparable industry
  • Multiple years of experience in building and leading teams to their full potential
  • Scientific curiosity and drive to get deep insights into problems
  • Knowledgable in analytics and cloud technolgies (GCP, AWS)
  • Experienced in the uses and applications of qualitative data
  • A great team player, ready to share your knowledge and learn from others. You excel at organizing yourself and others working in a team, inspiring them through your charisma, working ethic and analytical abilities. 
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Very good English skills (written and spoken). German skills would be a plus
  • Passion for video games

What we offer

  • Lead an agile, distributed team, motivated to contribute to a variety of AAA video games
  • Employment in one of the most exciting industries in the world: the film and games industry
  • Partnership-oriented working atmosphere in a modern and broad-based media company
  • Wide range of training and development opportunities as part of our Koch Media Academy
  • Company benefits such as employee events, fitness cooperation with Urban Sports, bicycle leasing, flexible working hours, 30 days vacation, company pension plan, free drinks, fresh fruit, etc.
  • Opportunity to share your passion for movies and games with colleagues

Do you want to be part of our success story? We look forward to receiving your application!

The more comprehensive your documents are to us, the better we can get a picture of you. You should upload at least one cover letter and your CV. Please prefer to use our online application form. If you have any further questions, please send an e-mail to jobs@kochmedia.com.

Koch Media GmbH - Lochhamer Str. 9 - 82152 Planegg - www.kochmedia.de