VP, EAV Analytics

Electronic Arts - Vancouver, BC (7 months ago)

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

We exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together experienced people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow our employees to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

EA SPORTS is one of the most iconic brands in entertainment, with well-known brands including FIFA, Madden NFL, NHL, NBA LIVE, and EA SPORTS UFC. For more information about EA SPORTS, including news, video, blogs, forums and game apps, please visit www.easports.com .

We are looking for a VP, EA SPORTS Analytics to cultivate a high-performing Analytics function at EA’s biggest studio, with an opportunity to influence important decisions on a portfolio of products that includes well-known Sports franchises such as Madden, NHL, NBA, and FIFA, one of the biggest franchises in gaming. You will report to the Vice President of Analytics, Analytics Solutions and Data Science and partner with senior studio and marketing leaders to provide the insights necessary to create the best player experiences. You will set the vision, strategy, and action plan for analytics. You'll need an analytics background, preferably in the area of gaming, entertainment or consumer products where consumer acquisition, engagement, and monetization are main considerations.

Responsibilities:
Provide strategic insights to promote business optimization and growth strategies
Set the strategy for analytics and then mobilize the team and resources to implement your vision
Oversee management of analytics capabilities, including resource planning and analysis best practices such as peer reviews, problem framing, and translation of insights into decisions
Partner with leadership to provide valuable insights for the business
Collaborate with other leaders across the organization to establish and implement cross-product analytics strategy
Mentor all leaders on the analytics team, including the application of sound analytic methods

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree. Master's preferred in Statistics, Economics, Behavioral Psychology, or related discipline
5+ years’ experience in quantitative analysis, preferably for a gaming, entertainment or consumer products company
8+ years’ experience managing other team members in a formal or informal capacity
Experience understanding problems and constraints, translating into analysis approach and insights, and then following through on recommendations/outcomes
Experience leading and coaching presentations to large groups, including executive management
Excellent management skills to build analysis delivery plans with clear deliverables, ownership, and communication plans
Preferred knowledge of quantitative techniques such as regression, classification, forecasting, and clustering
Familiarity with statistical software and big data environments