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Economist

Ubisoft

Singapore 02-05-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Ubisoft's 20,000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players' lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies, and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Southeast Asia's largest AAA game development studio with 450 talented team members representing 30+ nationalities. Opening its doors on the sunny shores of Singapore in 2008, Ubisoft Singapore set off on a vision to be a world class video game studio, and in its subsequent years played an essential role in several gaming blockbusters, including just about every Assassin's Creed® game since Assassin's Creed® II, Immortals Fenyx Rising™, and Ghost Recon Online. Its expertise in AAA and live operations, combined with a passion for naval battle gameplay and water technology, pushed the team to lead the development of a brand-new AAA game franchise – Skull and Bones™.

Job Description

Your Purpose

As an Economist at Ubisoft Singapore, you play a pivotal role in shaping the success of our games and ensuring a positive player experience. We are seeking a passionate and data-driven individual to join our team, optimize revenue and maximize the gaming experience for our players. The ideal candidate will excel in financial modeling, with a sharp focus on crafting strategies contributing to revenue growth.

As a finance expert embedded within our production team, your work directly impacts our game's revenue, player engagement, and overall player satisfaction. Your expertise empowers senior management and production teams to make informed, data-driven choices and crucial decisions through the power of financial insights and analysis. If you are excited about combining your analytical skills with your passion for gaming, this role offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact.

Your Daily Adventure
• Forecast and maintain product P&L for both pre & post launch by collecting, validating, and analyzing financial and operational data from various sources.
• Conduct scenario and sensitivity analysis on revenue strategies to optimize business performance.
• Monitor and report financial results and provide recommendations to stakeholders.
• Analyze internal and external data to develop recommendations for product pricing strategy, digital promotional pricing plans and lifecycle management to maximize revenue for the project.
• Develop models to support the team to calculate seasonal content ROI & pricing strategies.
• Identify business opportunities by understanding product lifecycles, revenue targets, digital assortment needs, and the competitive landscape.
• Continuously innovate to ensure cutting-edge data analysis capabilities for effective decision-making in revenue strategies and game development.
• Stay informed about industry trends, competitor revenue strategies, and best practices to maintain or surpass industry benchmarks for in-game revenue performance.

Qualifications

What You Bring
• A bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, or related field.
• Minimally 3 years of working experience in finance, accounting, economics, or related field.
• Experience in creation and maintaining financial models for revenue projections, guiding revenue strategy development.
• Proficiency in data analysis tools such as Excel, SQL, and data visualization software for extracting and interpreting player data.
• Deep understanding of the gaming industry, including in-game economies, revenue strategies, and player behavior.
• Experience in planning, conducting, and analyzing A/B tests within a big data context, including techniques like bootstrapping and permutation testing.
• Innate curiosity and ability to dissect extensive and intricate data sets to derive meaningful and actionable conclusions.
• Capability to analyze industry trends, monitor competitor strategies, and apply insights for competitive advantage.
• Effective collaboration skills for working in a team environment.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• High level of logical thinking and a grounded mindset.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9vye7-18-207-129-175-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Ubisoft

Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams