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Analyst, Business Intelligence and Optimization

Disney Interactive

Job Description

DCPI is seeking a Business Intelligence & Optimization (BIO) Analyst / Sr. Analyst to join the team responsible for driving business insights and strategic guidance for DCPI in support of its overall vision. The role requires advanced analytical, and written and verbal communication skills, and a team-oriented attitude. Under the direction of the BIO Director, the Analyst / Sr. Analyst will be responsible for the following: 
 

Responsibilities

DELIVERABLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research, analyze and develop market landscape assessments across digital media and retail industries, including games & apps, advertising, ecommerce and consumer products
  • Perform comparative analyses to help formulate strategic slate recommendations, such as portfolio size and mix (i.e., genre, audience, platforms, etc.)
  • Evaluate product performance, analyze large, complex data sets and design detailed financial models to support product forecasting efforts
  • Define and lead research, modeling / analytics and prepare presentations with actionable insights in support of the development and implementation of strategic initiatives
  • Deliver quarterly market insights reports across mobile and the digital landscape, with specific deep-dives into current DCPI opportunity areas
  • Provide analytics support for DCPI strategic five-year plan efforts, as need
  • Prepare and deliver communications / presentations both to and for executives and actively contribute to meetings with leadership
  • Proactively develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders / partners across the Company

Basic Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required; business, economics, math or related field preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of Strategy, Consulting or Investment Banking related work experience
  • Gaming or digital experience a plus
  • Experience creating detailed financial models in Excel
  • Advanced quantitative analysis skills with ability to take ideas from brainstorm to execution stage, including translating analyses into actionable insights and recommendations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills,with the ability to develop presentations and present to and interface with multiple levels of management including senior executives throughout the Company

SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Self-starter with a passion for and solid understanding of the digital products and gaming landscape
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to influence people without direct reporting relationships
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic business environment that requires rapid learning, multitasking and prioritizing under tight deadlines
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and Power Point required

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required; business, economics, math or related field preferred

Company Overview

DCPI is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company that brings stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises four main lines of business: Licensing, Retail, Games and Apps, and Content. The combined segment is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world.

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Job Location
Glendale, CA
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time
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