Who We Are
Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios are responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms. Include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building, and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.
Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, problem solvers, and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, BioShock, Borderlands, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, WWE 2K, and XCOM.
At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We are dedicated to diversity and inclusion and want our community of candidates to reflect this commitment. We encourage all qualified applicants to explore our global positions.
2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). About Our Internships
2K’s summer internships are paid internship opportunities, 10 weeks long, focused on both functional and professional growth. Internships include weekly learning sessions with senior leadership, networking opportunities, and fun and engaging projects that have real-world impact.
2K’s summer internship program runs June through August at our 2K Publishing HQ in Novato, California. The internship program is open to all U.S residents who are students at the time of internship. The pace is fast, the atmosphere is fun, and we’ll push and challenge you to learn and grow beyond anything you’d expect. It’s truly a unique and rewarding experience. What We Need
A structured problem-solver and data-driven decision maker. You take a detailed, results-driven approach to executing recommendations and building cross-functional influence. You enjoy looking at the big picture and translating that to specific execution that you analyze and improve upon. You are great at telling a thoughtful story to describe and evangelize your view while welcoming and incorporating feedback from stakeholders. You enjoy structuring an ambiguous and complex problem and testing-and-learning from hypotheses. You think quick on your feet and welcome a challenge.
What You Will Do
Support organization’s assessment of financial opportunity of new or existing titles using Microsoft Excel to build granular sales forecasts from units and revenue down to profit
Support commercial team’s reporting projects by collecting inputs, analyzing data, summarizing findings and presenting active title performance
Develop and report KPIs, models, and analyses for game insights and to rally teams to recommended actions that can impact pre-launch title development and active title sales. This includes building impactful, clear and compelling charts, graphs and reports
Evaluate and find opportunities and challenges with game performance (user, gameplay, systems, monetization, telemetry) and create compelling summaries on how various team can use these insights to improve performance
Partner with data science colleagues to prioritize, develop and use models that optimize business results, improve decision making and enhance the player experience
What Will Make You a Great Fit
Enrolled in a college, university, or trade school at the time of internship
You are highly motivated to learn how to work with SQL, Tableau and Excel and are eager to develop familiarity with using advanced analytical tools and techniques to support data-driven decision making
You are passionate about learning the ins-and-outs of a consumer facing business that has an ever-changing landscape
You become comfortable with projects being at different phases of discovery and production and enjoy finding opportunities to better engage with players and enable profitability
You are a phenomenal communicator, you enjoy evangelizing insights, organizing teamwork, and persuading colleagues to action
You are purposeful and dedicated with your energy, and prize team success over individual achievement
Loving video games and the business the makes all of it possible is a plus
As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need a reasonable accommodation.
The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $30 and $35 per hour. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. If hired, employee will be in an 'at-will position' and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
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