October 28, 2021
October 28, 2021
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Games Market Researcher

Nordisk Games is looking for a Market Researcher to head up our new Market Research Lab.

If you are an experienced market researcher with game industry knowledge, and a collaborative, entrepreneurial and consultant mindset, you should join us!

The Nordisk Games Team

We <3 games! We are a team of 13 people with vast game industry experience. We are an international team working out of Copenhagen in a work environment that is fast, fun, full of passion, and drive. Our core values are Curiosity, Trust, Ambition, and Fun Times.

Our mission is to fund, support and challenge creators of the most fantastic form of entertainment - games. Through various activities we support our group of studios to create the best games in the world. The Market Lab will be part of our support functions offering market research services to our studios. We also have a User Research Lab. The purpose of our support functions is to help our studios become more market and data informed and as a result enable them to make even better decisions, even greater games and some great profits at the end.

Nordisk Games is part of Egmont/Nordisk Film

Nordisk Games is a part of Egmont, one of the largest media companies in the Nordics. Egmont is a foundation where part of the profits goes to supporting vulnerable children and youngsters as well as film talents, while the remaining profits are reinvested in developing the media group. Egmont has activities in 30 countries and employ approximately 6,600 employees. Egmont’s focus is on strong media content as well as digital innovation, and besides Nordisk Film, Egmont also owns Egmont Story House, TV 2 in Norway and Lindhardt & Ringhof.

Nordisk Games is a relatively new business unit investing in European game studios. Since 2016 we have invested a total of EUR 200m in our dynamic and growing portfolio, with more investments in the pipeline. Our current portfolio counts 8 companies in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, UK and Spain currently consisting of: Avalanche Studio Group, the original creator of games such as the award-winning Just Cause franchise, The Hunter: Call of the Wild, and Second Extinction. Star Stable, who is behind the world’s leading online adventure horse game. MercurySteam the developer of Metroid Dread, Supermassive are our expects in narrative horror games like House of Ashes, Flashbulb Games, Reto Moto and mobile developer Nitro Games.  

In short: Nordisk Games fund, and actively support the creation and development of lasting global IPs. You can read more about Nordisk Games at www.nordiskgames.com

Market Researcher responsibilities
As our Market Researcher you will be responsible for developing and kickstarting the Market Lab in collaboration with our studios. We expect that you bring all your experience and ideas to the table, define the methodologies, develop the specific service to offer our studios, plan and conduct research, and deliver the results in both writing/PPT format and in debrief to the stakeholder (game studio). The Market Lab will be its own business unit, so a good sense of business and entrepreneurship is a plus. The plan is to add a data analyst to the market lab team asap.

You will perform a mix of market size analysis (e.g. game genre, audience, demographics, geographic), competitor analysis, market gaps analysis, revenue stream analysis, business model & price point analysis, platform potential analysis, IP analysis and/or something else based on the needs and requests from our studios, and together with them develop new services. You will be the go-to person for market research for all our studio and keep an eye on the market for each of them and Nordisk Games.

To succeed in the role, you have:

- An academic background and several years of work experience with market research methodologies

- High analytical skills, ability to clean, scrutinize and investigate big amount of data

- Experience in translating high-level information into meaningful reports & insights / Bridge findings to be relevant in context of the game and stakeholder

- Experience with presenting findings and lead constructive discussions and collaboration with game developers

- Experience with statistical tools and research partners within and outside the games industry

- Strong communication skills in English – both written and verbal, including the ability to clearly articulate messages

- Solid experience and network within the games industry, both on a cultural, business and game development production process level

- Familiarity with various game genres and business models

- Excellent project and team management skills

- The ability to translate knowledge, needs and requests into possible services / strong customer service skills

Personal skills

- You are self-driven, organized, and practical

- You are proactive, and can adapt to change

- You have a lot of passion and humor

Location & Work Hours
The position is a fulltime position located at Nordisk Games headquarters at Nordisk Film, Mosedalvej 14, 2500 Valby, Denmark. Possibility of a hybrid work-from-home option, but main time is preferred to be at the HQ. Travelling mainly within Europe will be needed.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact:  Director of Partnership, Sofie Filt Læntver, sofie.laentver@nordiskgames.com.

If we have caught your interest, send us your application, CV and academic credentials (incl. grades) as soon as possible. Deadline for applying is 15/11/2021 and interviews will be conducted continuously. Please apply HERE. We do not receive applications via. e-mail.

October 28, 2021
No items found.

Nordisk Games is looking for a Market Researcher to head up our new Market Research Lab.

If you are an experienced market researcher with game industry knowledge, and a collaborative, entrepreneurial and consultant mindset, you should join us!

The Nordisk Games Team

We <3 games! We are a team of 13 people with vast game industry experience. We are an international team working out of Copenhagen in a work environment that is fast, fun, full of passion, and drive. Our core values are Curiosity, Trust, Ambition, and Fun Times.

Our mission is to fund, support and challenge creators of the most fantastic form of entertainment - games. Through various activities we support our group of studios to create the best games in the world. The Market Lab will be part of our support functions offering market research services to our studios. We also have a User Research Lab. The purpose of our support functions is to help our studios become more market and data informed and as a result enable them to make even better decisions, even greater games and some great profits at the end.

Nordisk Games is part of Egmont/Nordisk Film

Nordisk Games is a part of Egmont, one of the largest media companies in the Nordics. Egmont is a foundation where part of the profits goes to supporting vulnerable children and youngsters as well as film talents, while the remaining profits are reinvested in developing the media group. Egmont has activities in 30 countries and employ approximately 6,600 employees. Egmont’s focus is on strong media content as well as digital innovation, and besides Nordisk Film, Egmont also owns Egmont Story House, TV 2 in Norway and Lindhardt & Ringhof.

Nordisk Games is a relatively new business unit investing in European game studios. Since 2016 we have invested a total of EUR 200m in our dynamic and growing portfolio, with more investments in the pipeline. Our current portfolio counts 8 companies in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, UK and Spain currently consisting of: Avalanche Studio Group, the original creator of games such as the award-winning Just Cause franchise, The Hunter: Call of the Wild, and Second Extinction. Star Stable, who is behind the world’s leading online adventure horse game. MercurySteam the developer of Metroid Dread, Supermassive are our expects in narrative horror games like House of Ashes, Flashbulb Games, Reto Moto and mobile developer Nitro Games.  

In short: Nordisk Games fund, and actively support the creation and development of lasting global IPs. You can read more about Nordisk Games at www.nordiskgames.com

Market Researcher responsibilities
As our Market Researcher you will be responsible for developing and kickstarting the Market Lab in collaboration with our studios. We expect that you bring all your experience and ideas to the table, define the methodologies, develop the specific service to offer our studios, plan and conduct research, and deliver the results in both writing/PPT format and in debrief to the stakeholder (game studio). The Market Lab will be its own business unit, so a good sense of business and entrepreneurship is a plus. The plan is to add a data analyst to the market lab team asap.

You will perform a mix of market size analysis (e.g. game genre, audience, demographics, geographic), competitor analysis, market gaps analysis, revenue stream analysis, business model & price point analysis, platform potential analysis, IP analysis and/or something else based on the needs and requests from our studios, and together with them develop new services. You will be the go-to person for market research for all our studio and keep an eye on the market for each of them and Nordisk Games.

To succeed in the role, you have:

- An academic background and several years of work experience with market research methodologies

- High analytical skills, ability to clean, scrutinize and investigate big amount of data

- Experience in translating high-level information into meaningful reports & insights / Bridge findings to be relevant in context of the game and stakeholder

- Experience with presenting findings and lead constructive discussions and collaboration with game developers

- Experience with statistical tools and research partners within and outside the games industry

- Strong communication skills in English – both written and verbal, including the ability to clearly articulate messages

- Solid experience and network within the games industry, both on a cultural, business and game development production process level

- Familiarity with various game genres and business models

- Excellent project and team management skills

- The ability to translate knowledge, needs and requests into possible services / strong customer service skills

Personal skills

- You are self-driven, organized, and practical

- You are proactive, and can adapt to change

- You have a lot of passion and humor

Location & Work Hours
The position is a fulltime position located at Nordisk Games headquarters at Nordisk Film, Mosedalvej 14, 2500 Valby, Denmark. Possibility of a hybrid work-from-home option, but main time is preferred to be at the HQ. Travelling mainly within Europe will be needed.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact:  Director of Partnership, Sofie Filt Læntver, sofie.laentver@nordiskgames.com.

If we have caught your interest, send us your application, CV and academic credentials (incl. grades) as soon as possible. Deadline for applying is 15/11/2021 and interviews will be conducted continuously. Please apply HERE. We do not receive applications via. e-mail.