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Skillz // mobile esports
Las Vegas    Posted: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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About Skillz:

Skillz is the leading mobile games platform connecting players in fair, fun, & meaningful competition. 

The gaming industry is larger than movies, music, & books, with more than 2.7 billion gamers playing monthly & 10 million developers worldwide. Mobile is the fastest-growing segment of the gaming market, expected to increase from $77 billion in 2020 to $150 billion in 2025. 

As the first publicly-traded (NYSE: SKLZ) mobile esports platform, Skillz has pioneered the future of the gaming industry. The Skillz platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games. Leveraging its patented technology, Skillz hosts billions of casual esports tournaments for millions of mobile players worldwide, & distributes millions in prizes each month.

Through its philanthropic initiatives, Skillz has harnessed the power of its platform to transform the way nonprofits engage with donors, enabling anyone with a mobile device to support causes such as the American Red Cross, Susan G. Komen, American Cancer Society, & NAACP by playing in Skillz tournaments.

Skillz has also earned recognition as one of Fast Companys Most Innovative Companies, a two-time winner of CNBCs Disruptor 50, one of Forbes Next Billion-Dollar Startups, & the #1 fastest-growing company in America on the 5000. Job Overview: 

You are the ultimate people person & can relate to anyone that sits next to you. You enjoy a mission-driven, fast paced environment where you may be juggling multiple tasks at once but always get the job done. You are tech savvy, can identify talent & qualifying candidates who can add value to our already stellar team. You like to learn about different roles & departments within our organization so that you can relate to anyone that interviews with our company.

Live Ops Marketing at Skillz:

Live Ops professionals at Skillz work on a wide variety of questions & issues. You will work on projects such as:

  • Designing, launching, & measuring new player offers & promotions in the Skillz ecosystem
  • Running impactful A/B experiments to optimize the user experience
  • Driving improvements in internal processes & systems to enable the company to scale
  • Assessing & improving player engagement of Skillz games

In this role, you will function as a data-driven decision maker & deliver recommendations to drive Skillz forward. 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead analytics projects across the organization & mentor analysts
  • Review work of other analysts
  • Drive highly visible strategic projects, collaborating cross-functionally to structure problems, understand opportunities, & develop solutions 
  • Own key areas of the business front-to-end, including execution & follow-through on initiatives
  • Use storytelling skills to persuasively communicate your recommendations to senior executives & other stakeholders
  • Support our understanding of customer behaviors & life cycles, such as user engagement, conversion, & churn
  • Design, develop, & share reports & dashboards used by the entire company every day

Your Skillz:

  • 5+ years experience performing quantitative marketing analysis, which includes proposing & analyzing A/B testing
  • 3+ years experience querying data & creating tables in SQL
  • Experience preparing presentations of analytical findings & recommendations for upper management
  • Experience in the gaming industry required
  • Experience leading cross-functional initiatives that require significant collaboration between different departments, including both technical & business teams
  • Ability to solve unstructured problems independently by developing & applying appropriate frameworks or techniques
  • Honesty in developing & sharing insights gained from our user data
  • Experience using data visualization platforms & connecting data insights to strategy
  • Inquisitive mindset with a major in marketing, business, economics, statistics, engineering, or mathematics required 
  • Experience reviewing marketing creative for quality & content preferred

Skillz embraces diversity & is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to diversifying our workforce, we do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, gender, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, veteran status & or disability status.

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