Business Analyst (University Grad)
Electronic Arts - Redwood City, CA

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We’re EA—the world’s largest video game publisher. You’re probably familiar with many of our titles—Madden, FIFA, The Sims, Need for Speed, Dead Space, Battlefield and Star Wars, to name a few. But maybe you don’t know how we’re committed to creating games for every platform—from social to mobile to console—to give our consumers that anytime, anywhere access they demand. What does that mean for you? It means more opportunities to unleash your creative genius, be inspired by those around you and ignite your path in any direction you choose.

Position Overview

The Business Analyst/Manager of Strategy and Analytics will work with work with the EA Labels Strategy and Analytics teams to support the strategic and business planning efforts for EA Labels, an organization comprised of 5 business units totaling $4B+ in annual revenue. In this capacity, the Analyst/Manager will serve as a key resource for EA executive leadership and functional organizations (marketing, development studios, operations, etc.) to provide insight into market dynamics across the interactive entertainment sector. Sample deliverables include comprehensive market sizing and analysis, metrics/key performance indicator tracking, business development and operational improvement analysis. This role provides high visibility across the organization and access to senior leadership, with an emphasis on driving to results.

Responsibilities

Communicate analysis and recommendations to an audience that includes label executives, marketing and development teams. Validate the accuracy of the data and ensure business requirements are met

Be a power user of various analytics tools

Mine the data to spot interesting trends and suggest actionable marketing programs or product features

Partner with product marketing and development teams to ensure implementation of these programs

Continuously act as point of contact for ‘data consumers’ and ensure cross functional collaboration throughout all projects

Evangelize use of data throughout the organization

Requirements

Education: 4 year degree in relevant field of study – e.g. economics, statistics, business, marketing preferred; Advanced study/Masters degree a plus

Motivated, inquisitive self-starter – prepared to think creatively and learn on the fly

Interest or related experience in entertainment, media, technology

Comfortable with data analysis, synthesis and presentation; Excel, PowerPoint, Access databases

Team player

It’s not easy building the world’s best digital playground. It’s hair-standing-on-end exhilarating. It’s down-in-the-trenches challenging. It’s stroke-of-brilliance-at-midnight creative. It’s you—taking risks, challenging yourself, pursuing ideas, changing the way millions of people do something they love: play. In an industry that’s changing every day, EA is positioned for growth thanks to smart business plans, strategic acquisitions, and most importantly, our creative people around the world who gather each day to unite the world through play. We take that last part very seriously, so if what you’re reading excites you as much as it does us, apply today.

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