Head of Data Analytics

Head of Data Analytics

Carry1st is Africa’s leading publisher of mobile games and digital content. Operating at the intersection of games, fintech, and web3, we scale awesome content in underserved frontier markets. Carry1st has a proprietary payments and ecommerce platform which allows players to acquire global content using locally-accessible payment methods. We are backed by awesome investors like: Andreessen Horowitz, Google, Riot Games, Avenir, Konvoy Ventures, and Nas.

As a Head of Data Analytics you will build the foundation for a world-class analytics team that translates data into actionable insights to drive business performance across gaming, payments, and e-commerce products.

Serving as a Leader in the Analytics organization, you will use your deep industry expertise to develop and govern our data strategy, ensuring we adhere to best in class principles and have confidence in the outcomes of our experiments.

Working closely with our technical and product teams, you will play a crucial role in helping us build better products and acquire new customers effectively as we scale.

You will...

  • Effectively lead the analytics team. Hire, train, and empower data analysts and scientists
  • Define overall data strategy and roadmap, taking into account diverse business goals
  • Set technical standards / tools to implement the strategy in a scalable, cost-effective manner
  • Develop ways-of-working with product, growth, and engineering to reduce waste / noise
  • Operationalize company-wide, team-specific, and product-specific performance metrics via dashboards and automated reporting

What makes you a great candidate?

  • Experience building and scaling processes from scratch, ideally in a F2P gaming company
  • Hands-on experience with data analytics and visualization using large, complex data sets
  • Experience setting up and running experiments (A/B, A/A/B, etc) for B2C applications
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit and manage high performing, diverse teams
  • Strong first principles thinking and ability to distill complex systems into component parts
  • Experience translating requirements into actionable tasks for technical teams

What will it be like to work at Carry1st?

Carry1st is a fast-growing, dynamic place to work. And while we are laser focused on building the flagship mobile internet company in Africa, our team is fully remote and 100% global - with people in 20+ countries! At Carry1st, you will…

  • Work with one of the largest consumer data sets in Africa
  • Grow with a VC-backed startup at the intersection of gaming, fintech, and web3
  • Work from anywhere in the world and with high performing, international teammates
  • Own shares in the Company - enabling you to benefit from the value you create every day

Some additional perks…

  • Co-working excursions: Travel to meet your colleagues in cities around the world
  • Awesome equipment: Get everything you need to work effectively
  • Remote working allowance: Put an additional $600 / year to optimize your WFH experience
  • Learning and development: Attend courses, conferences and training events
  • Social events: Participate in regular company events to relax and connect with teammates
  • Birthday leave: Enjoy a paid day off on your special day

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!

Learn more about Carry1st…

  • Andreessen Horowitz shared why they invested in Carry1st
  • Bloomberg announced that Nas and Google joined Carry1st’s $20M round
  • Remerge hosted Cordel on a podcast to discuss Carry1st and the African gaming market
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