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Data Analyst

Lion Studios Berlin Full-time

Lion Studios is a mobile games publisher that works with mobile developers to get their games discovered by players around the world. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lion Studios’ creative and strategy teams utilize their expertise to help game developers break through the noise and grow their businesses. Since launching in 2018, Lion Studios has driven 90% of its games to the Top 10 in the App Store and Google Play and helped drive 16 games to #1 in the US App Store’s Top Free chart. Many of the studio’s games hit the top 10 and the top 20 across both the App Store and Google Play. Collectively, the studio has driven hundreds of millions of downloads. Check out some of our hit releases: Mr. Bullet, Happy Glass, Save the Girl, and Slap Kings.

We are looking for a Data Analyst to join our Casual Games Team. In this role, you will work closely with our General Manager to:

  • Take ownership over all aspects of analysis for the Casual Game Team, set up new Looker dashboards, help instrument new features, and proactively look for opportunities via data to suggest new feature development or tuning.
  • Leverage data insights to drive meaningful impact to product KPIs and the team’s bottom line by collaborating on feature and experiment roadmaps
  • Collaborate with the team to implement personalization and optimization algorithms that make real-time changes to player experience


  • Translate business requirements into technical implementations via instrumentation in games to collect necessary data
  • Setup and manage existing game feature launches with adherence to deadlines (.e.g., event tracking, soft launch intelligence, etc.)
  • Collaborate with the team to proactively drive feature roadmaps with data
  • Work with the product team to define the experimentation roadmap
  • Design, run and evaluate experiments to answer questions about the motivations driving player behavior and how that varies for different segments
  • Collaborate with external analysts of published titles to directionally drive their product analysis and experimentation roadmaps
  • Perform exploratory and performance analyses to identify and recommend opportunities for enriching player experiences, driving monetization and creating compelling and entertaining Live Ops events
  • Perform diagnostic analyses to uncover sources of problematic data and/or unexpected player behavior
  • Build analytical models for segmenting and describing user behavior to drive decisions and collaborate with Data Scientists to identify opportunities for personalizing and optimizing the player experience
  • Develop Looker Explores, Dashboards and Looks to empower stakeholders to answer questions autonomously.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of professional experience. Specific experience with social games, mobile apps, and/or cognitive sciences is strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field. Honors thesis or Master’s degree with thesis is strongly preferred.
  • Experience designing, running and evaluating quantitative experiments
  • Proficient with Python for data modeling and analysis
  • Proficient with SQL
  • Ability to be-self sufficient and execute quickly when given autonomy
  • Flexible team player who will thrive in a dynamic, constantly evolving environment
  • Excellent English and communication skills

Bonus Points:

  • Proficient with R
  • Experience with Snowflake
  • Experience with Databricks
  • Experience with Looker development
  • Knowledge of mobile gaming metrics and the mobile gaming industry
  • Product focused mindset
  • A passion for games (of any type)
  • Proficient in Mandarin and/or written Chinese
  • Proficient in Russian


  • Work from home stipend on each paycheck
  • Free public transit for commuting to the office (when applicable)
  • Fun company parties and events
  • Flexible Time Off - work hard and take time when you need it

Lion Studios is an AppLovin Studio. AppLovin accelerates business growth with market leading technologies. AppLovin’s end-to-end software solutions support profitable growth by optimizing monetization and by using powerful machine learning to make data-driven marketing decisions. AppLovin partners with businesses to deliver personalized experiences at a massive global scale. AppLovin is headquartered in Palo Alto, California with several offices globally.

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