Chief Data Officer (m/f/d)

We are hiring for an experienced Chief Data Officer for a mobile game studio in sunny Barcelona.
Our client is an up and coming mobile game studio with an experienced team and a high number of engaged users across their portfolio of titles.


  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop and achieve Playvalve’s vision.
  • Design and lead our data strategy, executing to achieve business targets across our marketing, product and technical teams.
  • Elaborate in-depth reporting and forecasting to guide the execution of the company’s strategy.
  • Establish a solid data engineering architecture that can scale and process terabytes of data.
  • Build, lead and grow a team of data engineers, analysts and scientists capable of delivering on ambitious goals and working together with the rest of the teams to achieve our strategic vision
  • Build and manage all data abstractions and pipelines following software engineering best practices: modularity, portability, CI/CD, and documentation.
  • Support and challenge the marketing and product teams with advanced data analytics and science, aligning the data team’s strategy and OKRs to theirs.
  • Ensure data quality, readability and accessibility. All teams should be able to trust, manipulate and act upon data in a seemingless manner.
  • Build a robust suite of statistical/modeling tools and processes to segment users, release new game versions, optimize our marketing spend and fine-tune product features; amongst others


  • 6+ years experience in data engineering and data science or analytics in the gaming industry
  • 4+ years experience in senior leadership
  • Experience building complex and robust data architectures handling large amounts of data.
  • Ability to understand business needs across multiple teams and execute to achieve their targets
  • Experience managing high performing teams
  • Experience building or applying machine learning models to specific business needs
  • Experience building overviews and synthesizing complex data points and KPIs to generate easy to understand executive reports
  • Experience with incrementality measurement and application on marketing operations
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills, allowing you to deliver complex information clearly to your colleagues
  • Eligible to work in Barcelona
  • Professional-level English

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