Director, Data Application and Analytics IMVU
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About Us:
IMVU, Inc. (http://www.imvu.com) is an online social game where members use 3D avatars to meet new people, chat, create and play games with their friends. IMVU has reached 100 million registered users, 10+ million unique visitors per month and a $50+ million annualized revenue run rate. IMVU has the world's largest virtual goods catalog of more than six million items, almost all of which are created by its own members. IMVU is available in multiple languages on both Windows PC and Mac platforms, and for mobile users via its IMVU 2Go iPhone application, available in the Apple App Store.
IMVU has been recognized frequently, including Best Place to Work for the past 3 years, Inc. 500/5000, 8th fastest growing private tech company in Silicon Valley over the past 3 years, and 87th fastest growing tech company in North America over the past 4 years.
Founded in 2004, IMVU is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital and is located in Mountain View, CA. IMVU has been profitable since 2009.
About the Role:
The Director of Analytics is responsible for the overall use of data across the company. With a proven track record of leveraging data to drive business decisions and business value, this director drives improvements to, and use of, the Big Data Warehouse for the company. This includes development of data marts, executive dashboards, customer analytics, business analytics, experiment systems and more.
The director works closely with officers and feature teams from a strategic perspective to identify and maximize opportunities to improve business processes by utilizing data. He or she will promote the strategic use of information and enable the workforce to use data as a competitive tool. He or she will provide corporate leadership, vision, and direction for data warehousing and analytic systems, in support of business objectives and requirements.
Mentor product owners, data analysts and data scientists while driving business analysis, customer segmentation, predictive modeling frameworks and business forecasting
Work with the executive team to continuously improve a culture of data driven decision making
Lead the design and expansion of a scalable, high performance data warehouse and analytical platform used for complex reporting and analytics
Design and build executive dashboards and feature dashboards for decision support and performance measurements
Oversee the development of research and data analytics that drive business insights and business growth through data driven action
Lead the creation of classifiers, large scale recommenders, cluster analysis, graph algorithms, time series analysis and trending, text analytics for applications in anti-fraud, customer experiments, marketing optimization, online gaming, marketing efforts, financial modeling, feature development, customer service, operations and social networking
Express ideas clearly and constructively (written and spoken, upward and downward, one-on-one and with groups)
Leverage business acumen along with data insight to influence actions that enhance the business
Demonstrate strong initiative. Uncover opportunities to improve performance, time, work, and relationships effectively and efficiently
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
Bachelor?s Degree (Master?s Degree preferred) or similar experience
A proven track record of creating business value from data at multiple companies
15+ years in corporate data warehousing and analytical systems, technologies and methodologies
10+ years strong working experience with OLAP systems
Experience in a Linux environment
Experience using and training others in experiment design and experiment analysis
Analytics; Personalization; Experimentation (A/B Testing); Operations Research; Analytics Tools; Product Management; Data Strategy; Data as an Asset
Passionate about driving value for customers through data and analytics
Seeks to understand customer needs and works to exceed customer expectations (internal and external)
Experience working with large data structures and data sets to extract business value
Experience leveraging both structured and unstructured data
Experience leveraging business intelligence systems to drive the business
Demonstrated experience in preparing data warehouse specifications
Strong problem solving ability and analytical skills
Solid communication and interpersonal skills
Proven success building and leading a team of data analysts and data scientists
Experienced driving change across an organization and a business
Experience with Hive, Hadoop, Pig, R, Cloudera, ETL a plus
Experience using statistical computing tools for data visualization, sampling, analysis, model selection, estimator bias, calculated variance, and significance testing
Experience delivering highly compelling business presentations and internal training sessions
How to apply:
Please join IMVU & play around before you apply. We?d like you to understand our products and work environment.
Please include a cover letter. Make sure to discuss why you are interested in learning more about IMVU. Job applications without cover letters will not be considered.
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