Pocket Worlds

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Lead Data Analyst

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About the role

About Pocket Worlds

Our mission is to make the metaverse a reality and our vision is a decentralized virtual world built and owned by its citizens.

We have been working towards this mission for a decade. We are the creators of Highrise, the first virtual world on mobile, which has seen extraordinary growth over the last few years and now boasts over 20 million users across iOS and Android. Every day, the citizens of Highrise come together to hangout, explore, create, collect, and trade digital assets in our metaverse, and this has all flourished despite the constraints of Web 2.0.

This was only the first chapter in our story, and we are on the precipice of making history once again with Web3 and Highrise World.

About This Role

We are looking for a seasoned data analyst. In this role, you will build out marketing or product reports, analyze data, learn and establish marketing best practices, select and test various ad networks, and collaborate with artists to generate high-performing creatives.

This is an analytical role and will require a passion for data analysis and reporting ; you will have strong knowledge in SQL and Python to create and manage data structures efficiently. You'll be working functionally with our marketing and product teams.

This role is  fully remote.

This role will give you the opportunity to...

  • Build, design, and maintain reports and dashboards
  • Work with data and perform “deep dive” analyses on various topics such as player journeys, live events, user acquisition, etc.
  • Work closely with product and marketing teams to review data and extract storylines & trends aligned to Highrise growth
  • Identify trends and behaviors that influence performance and player engagement

To be successful in this role, we'd expect you to ...

  • Have a university degree in Computer Science, Math, Economics, Statistics, or other quantitative fields
  • Have 5+ years of hands-on experience in quantitative analysis and a proven track record of significantly impacting product growth by providing data findings
  • Extensive knowledge of relational databases, SQL, Python and working with large datasets
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Have experience with analytics for consumer apps (strongly preferred)
  • Have the ambition to own the reporting and analysis functions for the Highrise metaverse
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to explain complex data clearly

Bonus if you have:

  • Experience as a team lead, or you have aspirations to build and lead a team in the future
  • Experience with data analytics for a mobile app or mobile gaming products
  • Familiarity with technologies such as Amplitude, AWS, Redshift to build and optimize production data pipelines
  • Understanding of machine learning, data science

Within 3 months, you'll...

  • Grasp and identify gaps in our analytics infrastructure
  • Get familiar with Product and Marketing (UA) processes and their data requirements
  • Get to know the product and marketing teams, as well as understand their analytics needs
  • Begin working with product and marketing to craft questions and answer them with data

Within 6 months, you'll...

  • Take ownership of data infrastructure for analytics
  • Proactively utilize data and present the finding to Product and Marketing teams
  • Suggest actionable points for improving the product and marketing efforts
  • Help structure and build the first Data Team


Our goal is to define the future of the metaverse with the product we build, and to grow from tens of millions to billions of users in the process.

Join us on this journey and together we will build something incredible.

Why you should join Pocket Worlds


Pocket Worlds is a metaverse company that focuses on the power of social gameplay to connect people. We build deep, rich worlds that are social by design and last for decades. Our first world, Highrise, is a creative virtual world where people make avatars, express themselves, and create deep friendships along the way. Over 10 million people have already joined the world of Highrise, and it's growing faster every day.

We're a completely remote company with a diverse set of employees spanning 16 different countries. We are connected by a singular mission of building amazing games that bring our players together, and we live by our values, which you can read here.

Join our world class team who've shipped amazing products for Apple, Google, Electronic Arts, Zeptolab, Nanobit, and other top gaming companies.

Pocket Worlds
Team Size:70
Location:Austin, TX
Anton Bernstein
Anton Bernstein
Jimmy Xu
Jimmy Xu