China, Shanghai

Data Scientist

We’re looking for a Data Scientist to join the Clash Mini team in our Shanghai studio!

As an essential part of the game team, your main focus is analyzing and interpreting data about the game. We’re looking for someone to help the team develop the game further, ask questions that have never been asked, and help the game team make data-informed decisions. You should be capable of solving problems from the formulation of it, to defining and interpreting the data collected, and also clearly and effectively communicating your results. In addition, you will be coworking with a strong team of fellow data scientists and data engineers to improve how we can use data to improve the whole company and all of its products.

If you are the curious mind we are looking for, the one who is always on the lookout for interesting and impactful information, a wizard at prioritization and pragmatism - then send us your application!


  • Define what data should be collected and what analysis it unlocks
  • Use quantitative analysis to understand how the game is played and identify impact and growth opportunities
  • Support the game team in their day-to-day needs: facts, ideas, monitoring and assessing the impact of design decisions
  • Proactively come up with actionable analyses across game design, monetization strategies, marketing strategies
  • Use sound analytics to improve our business from marketing to in-game events and offers
  • Collaborate with other data scientists and data engineers to expand the ways we are using our data to improve our games


  • Years of experience in working as a data scientist in a product team
  • Coding skills with R or python, and SQL at a proficient level
  • Knowledge of modern data processing tools and cloud providers (e.g. PySpark, columnar DBs, Athena)
  • Ability to implement and maintain basic ETL processes
  • Fluent in the data science workflow, applying statistics, understanding biases
  • Great communication skills, both written and spoken, especially for non-technical audience
  • Skills to work with a team but also work autonomously
  • Proactive drive to improve our games and yourself

Nice to haves

  • Relevant background and advanced knowledge of statistics, visualization, programming, or related skills
  • Experience in A-B testing, modeling, building data tools, creating insightful visualizations
  • Knowledge of the video game or entertainment industry
  • Develop and evolve statistical models to guide measurement and optimization
  • Pilot new methods to measure brand new types of marketing efforts

About Supercell
We are a mobile game developer based in Helsinki, Finland, with offices in San Francisco, Seoul and Shanghai. Since our launch in 2010, we've released five games globally – Hay Day, Clash of Clans, Boom Beach, Clash Royale and Brawl Stars.
To make five games, we've killed dozens along the way. That's because we're obsessed with quality. Our goal is to make the best games – games that are played by millions, enjoyed for years and remembered forever. To achieve this goal, we create the best possible teams and give them the freedom and independence that are core to our success.

About Shanghai studio
As Supercell’s first ever international game development studio, the Shanghai studio is one of the most exciting things happening in Supercell and a unique opportunity to join at a relatively early stage to help shape our path. Our vision is to be a world-class international studio, making new global hit games; whilst leveraging the unique advantages of the game development scene in China and broader Asia.

You might love it here...
If you love to think, talk, play and make games, Supercell is the place for you. We're made up of proactive, independent teams with the freedom to do what they think is best for their players, our games and the company at large. We know that it takes more than just independence to make great games, so we also take very good care of our people – providing them with the compensation, work environment and resources they need to succeed. Read More

This position is in Shanghai, but you're not?
Luckily, moving to Shanghai is easier than you might think. No matter where you would be moving from, our dedicated people will help you from beginning to end. We're here to make sure the process is as smooth as possible for you, your family and whoever and whatever you're bringing along. Read more

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We’re looking forward to hearing from you. It’s always exciting to receive thoughtful applications with more than just a blurry image of a cat. Although we do love cats.

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