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Data Analyst (Maternity Cover)

  • Role: Data Analyst (Maternity Cover)
  • Team: Development
  • Location: Kent

The role

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, craft breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: “By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”.

We recently moved into a brand new river-front studio in the heart of the Historic Dockyard in Kent, UK. We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting-edge technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

We are looking for a Data Analyst to join the Publishing Team on a nine month contract to cover maternity.  Cover to start by 18th January 2021.  This role is offered as UK based remote.

The Data Analyst will dive into our games, allowing us to understand and optimise user behaviour for player engagement and retention. You will become a pivotal role in influencing key decisions from game design to marketing across the company.


  • Designing, developing, distributing and maintaining reports, visualisations, dashboards and statistical models
  • Mining data and performing deep analysis across all game systems to determine and remedy pain-points in player engagement
  • Providing meaningful metrics around game usage and game performance to teams across the business
  • Partnering with stakeholders and teams to garner reporting and analytics requirements
  • Working with data and gameplay engineers to ensure architecture will support requirements
  • Being a subject matter expert and resource for accessing and analysing data using Tableau

What we look for in you

  • In depth knowledge and experience using Tableau Desktop
  • Excellent SQL skills, including extensive experience querying large, complex data sets
  • Self-starter with excellent time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience as a reporting analyst for a game development studio is beneficial
  • Understanding of A/B testing and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is beneficial
  • Previous experience with Alteryx Designer is beneficial
  • Prior experience working in an AWS / GCP environment, including experience using BigQuery / Redshift as a data source is beneficial
  • A strong interest or passion for gaming is beneficial

About Dovetail Games

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics.

  • You will have a direct and significant impact on the future of our games
  • You’ll experience an environment where you will be challenged but supported
  • We have an industry leading work-life balance
  • We are developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Free parking
  • Free fruit, tea & coffee and a stocked pantry
  • Access to funded fitness events and health checks.
  • Regular social and sporting activities, including charity fundraising.

Are you a driven Data Analyst with SQL skills? Apply Here!

About our people


By Enthusiasts... For Enthusiasts

We are growing fast and we have big ambitions to lead the way at the pinnacle of innovation. We are looking for individuals with the energy, drive and skill to craft a new generation of entertainment, across a multitude of gaming platforms. We would love to speak with talented people who take pride in a job well done and thrive in a positive environment, where ideas are celebrated, and everyone has a voice.

Our Values


Make fabulous stuff

We are passionate about crafting high quality simulations that excite and engage both experienced and new players.


Enhance life

We work hard to build experiences that can be enjoyed by players of all ages. Our games simulate reality but are non-violent. We would rather celebrate the human condition than devalue it.


Continuously improve

We work as one team, communicating frequently, openly and honestly in the knowledge that when we work together great things happen.


Walk tall

We are proud of who we are, and the entertainment we deliver to our customers around the world. We don’t work for Dovetail Games – we ARE Dovetail Games.

"It's great to be in an environment with like-minded individuals who share the same interest as your own, especially in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere"

Our products

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