Business Analyst, Games
Marvel EntertainmentGlendale, CA
Full Time Job
Are you a core gamer? Do you love Marvel? Have you always felt an inexplicable calling to work in the gaming industry? Can you combine Tony Stark's constant drive to push the envelope with Bruce Banner's analytical thinking and Steve Roger's leadership skills? If so, we have the perfect role for you…
We are Marvel Games – home of the team that creates incredible games by partnering with the best companies on Earth. We are looking for one (1) extremely passionate, smart, driven and well-organized professional to join our energetic, fast-paced team.
• Compile and analyze KPI data that Marvel Games receives from various licensing partners
• Prepare weekly/monthly reports for business, creative and production teams
• Use market comps to build sales trend analyses using NPD and App Annie data
• Work with finance teams to prepare annual operating plans and financial forecasts
• Perform smart analyses on select strategic objectives, whether be new tech or IP franchises
• Review, process and track legal contracts to assist the business development process
• Handle other increasingly challenging projects as appropriate
1-2 years of work experience working as an analyst in consulting, banking or TMT industries.
• Relentlessly Driven: You are your own worst critic, you're never content with average results, you always push yourself to perform better and hold your peers to the same criteria.
• Intellectual Curiosity: You thirst for knowledge, always ask questions, challenge every assumption, and never take anything for granted.
• Super Diligence: You pride yourself on being on top of everything and catching what others miss: could be a typo in a contract, an error in Excel, or a glitch in the database.
• Superb Communicator: You can work with people from other disciplines and learn to speak their language - whether it's our world-class partners or internal finance and production teams
• Gaming Acolyte: You have an insatiable love and hunger for video games and want to devote yourself to this unique, ever-growing industry.
• Data Master: You are extremely hypothesis-driven and love working with numbers, whether it's analyzing game metrics, financials or market data. Excel is your best friend.
• Reporting Champ: You absolutely never provide information for its own sake. Instead, you relay the most pertinent facts in a crisp, insightful and actionable manner.
Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, management or similar field.
You will need to send:
• Your Resume
• A Cover Letter (700-word limit) which should include answers to following questions:
• What matters to you most and why?
• What is your biggest pet peeve or annoyance?
• Which accomplishment are you most proud of so far?
• Why are you interested in working at Marvel Games?
• Where do you see your career going in the next 10 years?
• What's your Game-Of-The-Year in 2017 and Why?
• Lastly: if you can be any Marvel Super Hero or Villain, which one would you choose?