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(Expired) Research Assistant - Games

5 months ago by Nielsen

  New York City (New York), USA

Level: Junior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Research

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Technology and Engineering - USA New York, New York

Explore and Discover Nielsen! With offices located in 110 countries, we are a global independent measurement and big data analytics company focused on your future. Nielsen Portfolio is one of three core Nielsen businesses.

The Portfolio division is defined as a high-growth, innovation-based business that supports the needs of our clients. Portfolio includes Gracenote, Nielsen Sports/Esports/Games, Nielsen Music, Brandbank, SuperData, & Nielsen Book, making Nielsen Portfolio the largest supplier of metadata, data, measurement, and insights to the global Entertainment Industry.

Our SuperData team is looking to fill the position of Research Assistant - Games

SuperData is the leading provider of data and market intelligence on digital games and interactive media. Our research methodology is driven by behavioral and digital point-of-sale data collected directly from game publishers and developers.

SuperData publishes industry relevant key performance indicators for benchmarking, competitive analysis, and performance optimization. We specialize in helping our clients use data to identify actionable growth and investment opportunities.

The Research Assistant is responsible for supporting the Research department with data analysis, data maintenance and visualization. The ideal candidate would be comfortable using Excel to perform simple data analysis and data manipulation, write basic SQL queries and visualize data using Keynotes or PowerPoint.


  • Organize and maintain data spreadsheets.
  • Format data deliverables for internal and external use.
  • Assist in survey data analysis.
  • Research information on individual videogames, countries and platforms to assist lead analyst on their projects Visualize data for internal and external reports

Required Skills:

  • 1-2 years of work experience or internships.
  • Ability to effectively read and analyze graphs and data.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Excel and/or SQL.
  • Experience with PowerPoint/Keynote

Bonus Skills: Understanding of basic statistics Strong understanding and interest in the business side of the video games industry Previous market research experience in the video games, digital entertainment or technology space.

Impress us with ridiculous in game achievements, your top game stats, your unbeatable Magic deck, or your custom rig specs.

About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class

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