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Director of Analytics

San Francisco, CA | Engineering & Operations

Job Description

Visionary; but the beauty of your work comes through analysis of data and solving tough algorithmic problems.  You're not only interested in building a strategy that gives power to Wikia to better serve its users, but sustaining that environment to become fully integrated and successful through its data driven information.  Ready for the challenge?  Wikia is looking for an intelligent Director of Analytics capable of rising to the occasion. 

Like our fans and communities, Wikia is passionate, high-energy, and collaborative. Wikia is one of the largest Creative Commons-licensed sites in the world, as we maintain over 300,000 wikia communities across an impressive array of subjects, spanning all aspects of entertainment, games, and lifestyle. We are rated as a Quantcast Top 30, ComScore Top 100, and Nielsen Top 10 Social Media Site and are visited by over 100 million people a month.

As Director of Analytics, you’ll be responsible for creating and owning the data/analytics roadmap for Wikia. Working closely with our engineers to design Wikia's data infrastructure, you will help ensure that each department has access to the data needed to make critical business decisions. Your expertise gives you the confidence to work closely with stakeholders to educate, strategize and proactively identify opportunities to improve Wikia's KPIs.  We want you to grow a powerhouse team of Data Engineers, Data Scientist, and Analysts that will take us to the next level.

Your impact will extend far beyond your own team to encompass our business as a media platform, consumer products and even technology. Our exciting fan platform is going to introduce great career challenges for you but is also coupled with a culture that emphasizes strong work life balance. For your expertise, we will offer a competitive salary, stock options, and full benefits. Our dog-friendly digs are located in San Francisco (between BART and CalTrain) and also come with a stocked pantry and gaming room, where some employees practice yoga at lunch.

We're a company in its heyday with unlimited data and information.  Inquire within and let's get you started.

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