Data Science Lead

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Trailmix is a new mobile games company based in London’s vibrant Camden Town. Our growing team works collaboratively and creatively to solve problems, and we iterate quickly to make amazing games.

Trailmix founders Caro and Tristan are mobile games veterans with a combined total of 20 years in the industry. After securing funding from mobile games giant Supercell, we have crafted a team of amazingly talented people. Our company mission is simple: to combine great storytelling with the best in free-to-play mobile gaming.

You will lead our Data team, working closely with our Data Analyst and Data Scientist to solve challenges across the business, primarily with our Game, UA and Finance teams. You’ll help us make sure data is an integral part of our strategy; further understand, model, predict, segment and retain our players; and make sure the team is running smoothly! 

The role reports directly to the CEO and will be part of the Trailmix Leadership team.

The responsibilities include:

  • Provide an analytics perspective to discussions with the leadership team, feeding into our roadmap;
  • Develop our data ecosystem (infrastructure & tooling) to ensure we are using the right tools to accomplish our objectives;
  • Proactively develop new analyses, experiments and data tools to better understand the performance of our games;
  • Further develop our data culture; 
  • Manage multiple stakeholders and prioritise the team’s work;
  • Lead recruitment, onboarding and personal development for the data team.


  • 4+ years experience running data functions, in the games industry or similarly customer- facing digital businesses;
  • Ability to mentor and manage data roles, and develop best practices in the team;
  • Experience managing relationships with multiple stakeholders;
  • Experience understanding business problems, and ability to match them to the right statistical techniques;
  • Great communication skills, to clearly articulate your insights and develop our data culture;
  • Experience manipulating data with SQL and R/Python.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with big datasets and the tools to work with them (eg. GCP/AWS, Hadoop, BigQuery)
  • Experience working with dashboarding tools (eg. Tableau, Looker, redash).

Why join Trailmix?

This is an incredible opportunity for an enthusiastic, ambitious and proactive person to really make a difference and be a part of something amazing; joining a team that has a spectacular track record of making mobile mega hits. We are backed by Supercell - a mobile games company that is not only known for its outstanding commercial success but also for its focus on great teams, autonomy and excellent culture. This means you would join a start-up that is brand new, highly autonomous and well funded, with a focus on bringing together the most awesome people and talent. 

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