Data Scientist - Gamification Product Strategy

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TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. TikTok's global headquarters are in Los Angeles and Singapore, and its offices include New York, London, Dublin, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.

Why Join Us
Creation is the core of TikTok's purpose. Our platform is built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make TikTok possible.
Together, we inspire creativity and bring joy - a mission we all believe in and aim towards achieving every day.
To us, every challenge, no matter how difficult, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.
At TikTok, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the communities we serve.
Join us.

About the Team
The success of TikTok's data business model hinges on the supply of a large volume of high quality labeled data that will grow exponentially as our business scales up. However, the current cost of data labeling is excessively high. The Data Solutions team is built to understand data strategically at scale for all Global Business Solution (GBS) business needs. Data Solutions Team uses quantitative and qualitative data to guide and uncover insights, turning our findings into real products to power exponential growth. Data Solutions Team responsibility includes infrastructure construction, recognition capabilities management, global labeling delivery management.

We are seeking a Data Scientist with experience in the game/gamification industry or a strong passion for games. This role requires a visionary ideator who can utilize gamification to significantly enhance user engagement on our labeling platform.

Key Responsibilities:
Gamify Labeling:
1. Leverage experience in the gaming/gamification industry to transform repetitive, tedious tasks into something engaging and fun;
2. Design and implement game mechanics that motivate and incentivize users.

Experimental Design:
1. Systematically plan experiments, ensuring that data collected can be analyzed to draw valid and objective conclusions;
2. Utilize A/B testing and other experimental methods to evaluate the impact of gamification features.

Engagement Metrics:
1. Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to user engagement and gamification efficacy;
2. Analyze user behavior data to provide actionable insights for improving engagement.

1. Propose optimizations and new features to increase user engagement;
2. Continuously iterate on gamification strategies based on data-driven insights.

1. Work closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, designers, and product managers, to ensure the seamless integration of gamification features.


Minimum Qualifications๏ผš

1. Bachelor's or Master's degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, or a related field;
2. Proven experience in data science roles within the gaming or gamification industry;
3. Experience with experimental design, including A/B testing and other statistical methods;
4. Proficiency in statistical programming languages (Python, R) and SQL.

Preferred Qualifications๏ผš

1. Familiarity with data engineering tools and frameworks (e.g., Spark, Databricks);
2. Strong ability to analyze complex data sets and derive actionable insights;
3. Understanding of game mechanics and user engagement metrics.

TikTok is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At TikTok, our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

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