Economist

Brisbane|Remote, Full time

Backed by world leading investors including Amazon’s Alexa Fund, Splash is building a new creator economy in the Metaverse with our AI-powered music tools and video games. With over 150 million plays, Splash lets anyone perform amazing music to live virtual audiences, build a fan base and earn from their talent. 

We are seeking an Economist to architect a thriving economy across our ecosystem, improving monetisation and long term player satisfaction and retention. 

 
Your typical day:
Working closely with the CEO and Product Owners you will design, experiment and implement new economic systems and features; focusing on virtual currency sinks and sources, reward structures and pricing strategies to drive monetisation and achieve a healthy balanced economy.
  • Designing and unifying our economy across our two multi-player games and central marketplace
  • Analysing and understanding player motivation and behaviour to improve player experience and increase retention
  • Testing and refining pricing strategies for items, collectibles and events to increase player spending
  • Assessing impacts of adding, removing or updating content on player engagement
  • Working collaboratively with cross-functional teams to improve overall player experience and long term retention

What we are looking for:
The successful applicant will have a deep knowledge of Economics paired with a passion for gaming or cryptocurrency.
  • Masters or PhD in Economics, Mathematics or related fields with applied experience in a corpoate or commercial context
  • Technical and quantitative skills as an applied Economist
  • Understanding of consumer or player behaviour and motivation related to purchasing decisions
  • Proven ability to apply data analysis and statistical techniques to tackle real world problems
  • Experience with data analysis, business intelligence and statistical tools
  • A love for gaming
Why join us:
With the most advanced AI music capability in the world, this is a unique opportunity to join the growth phase of a game studio that is shaping the world of immersive virtual music experiences.
  • Offering a competitive salary package
  • Be part of a nimble, talented team that values initiative and imagination... and who are obsessed with gaming and music!
  • You get to choose how you work best - remote or from our office in Brisbane, Australia
 
Questions?
Email michelle@splashhq.com. We would love to hear from you!
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