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Director of First-Party Data Strategy

Activision Blizzard Media

Activision Blizzard Media

Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023


Data, Analytics & Strategy

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Director of First- Party Data Strategy to join our Central Insights team in Barcelona. This role will be responsible for leading the development, execution, and evolution of our company's first- party data strategy, ensuring it aligns with our overall business objectives. The ideal candidate is an expert in first party data, data strategy, and privacy, with a proven track record of successfully driving data initiatives in a fast- paced, dynamic environment.



  • Develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive first- party data strategy and roadmap that supports the company's long- term goals and objectives

  • Identify and assess data opportunities across the organization, including new data sources, technologies, and partnerships, to enhance our games and player experiences

  • Support the building of strong data privacy and governance best practices, ensuring we’re industry leaders with regards with regulations and internal policies

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, including product, marketing, and technology teams, to align data strategy with overall company goals and objectives

  • Continuously monitor and analyze the performance of data- driven initiatives, providing insights and recommendations for optimization and future growth

  • Keep abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in data strategy, analytics, and privacy, to ensure the company remains at the forefront of the gaming industry



  • Strong experience in management consulting, strategy, program management, product management, or other cross- functional leadership roles in the gaming industry

  • Excellent skills in financial modeling and business case development

  • Demonstrated ability to forge cross- functional partnerships, influence teams without formal authority, and lead through change

  • Outstanding written and oral presentation skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex data concepts to both technical and non- technical audiences

  • Demonstrable ability to work in a dynamic environment with high ambiguity and adapt to changing priorities

  • Proven track record of operating effectively in cross- functional settings, working with stakeholders from a broad range of backgrounds and at all levels of the organisation

  • Previous work experience in or exposure to one or more of the following sectors: mobile gaming, consumer mobile, consumer internet, marketing

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications need to be in English.
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