Producer - Game and Market Analyst
We're looking for a talented Producer with a strong analytical skill set and passion for games to join our team at Hypixel Studios, which collaborates remotely from around the world. Our members range from industry newcomers to experts with 15+ years of experience. Team members come from a diverse set of backgrounds, but share a common passion for building polished player-focused, community-powered games.
As a Producer you will work closely with senior leadership to shape go-to-market strategy, evaluate various business opportunities, and measure outcomes to continuously inform development priorities. This role will support the analytical needs of various teams, spanning multiple feature areas, competitors, and genres.
The key qualities we are looking for in applicants are that they are demonstrably passionate about their hobbies, have the drive and commitment to deliver results with minimal supervision, have international-level professional competency in their skill sets, and can demonstrate involvement with other interesting projects throughout their lives.
What you will have to do:
-Drive on market sizing and projections of impact for identified opportunities, both on the feature level and the project level.
-Define success metrics, build forecast models, and evaluate feature or launch performance.
-Support the strategic evaluation for current features and Hytale as a whole – collecting and analyzing player behavior, incorporating competitive analysis, and ensuring that product decisions are informed by in-depth research.
-Stay on top of the competition by supporting the team with competitive insights on new launches, strategies, and tactics deployed across the industry that will help inform and shape our roadmap.
-Communicate insights to a wide range of audiences including feature teams, stakeholders, business partners, and senior leadership - these insights will be essential to product strategy and development.
-Work with a variety of development disciplines (game designers, UX designers, artists, engineers) to define vision & strategy for new features.
-Establish measurement strategy and capabilities to drive on post-launch analysis and propose optimizations.
-Be a mentor. Help your peers grow similar analytical skills and knowledge that they can then apply to their teams and problem spaces.
-Intermediate business statistics knowledge, know when to use and not to use data, capable of translating product problems into analytics problems.
-Skilled in developing and testing hypotheses, interpreting data in meaningful and actionable ways, and manipulating and visualizing data.
-Creative problem-solving acumen, as well as analytical rigor to verify or invalidate assumptions.
-Understanding of balancing the quantitative (data informed) and qualitative (player voice)
-Experience using multiple business or product frameworks to create models, projections, and robust proposed solutions.
-Superior communications, presentation, and facilitation skills with the ability to structure a concise, clear presentation of findings. Must be experienced presenting and communicating insights (not just data) to executives.
-In-depth knowledge of games, products, and services in the industry. Ability to produce sharp insights as to why games succeed in the global market.
-Collaborative and inclusive approach to solving problems - eager to listen to various perspectives while driving towards solutions.
-4+ years’ experience analyzing game design or market research/analytics in a related field, either at a research firm, game publisher/developer, or related firm in entertainment, consumer technology or media.
-Advanced experience in Tableau or other similar visualization tool, spreadsheet analysis (e.g., Excel, SQL is a big plus), presentation creation (e.g., PowerPoint).
-Familiarity with the game development process for both games-in-development and live service model games.
-Passion for gaming experiences that overlap with Hytale - block building, multiplayer, sandbox, modding and user-generated content.
We can offer
-The ability to work remotely and flexibly
-A chance to work on a new game project with an extremely motivated team
-Opportunities to learn and grow personally and professionally
-A stable and secure work environment