Data Scientist

Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2022 9:55 AM)
Job ID


Data Scientist (Temporarily Remote)


Location:         London (Hybrid)

Department:   Technology




Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild! WildBrain Spark is a digital media leader that creates, manages and distributes kids’ entertainment content on platforms such as YouTube, Amazon Video Direct and ROKU. WildBrain Spark’s branded YouTube network is one of the largest of its kind, featuring over 500 brands and 300K videos across 800+ kids’ channels.


Our team also produces original content at our studio including animation, stop motion and live action, both for our channels and those of popular kids’ content and toy brands. Our content reaches 1 in 3 kids globally with over 4 billion monthly views, engaging families everywhere. WildBrain Ltd., the parent company of WildBrain Spark, is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide. This huge reach could not happen without our legendary team – and we are looking to add to it!


To work at WildBrain Spark means you get to help create and share stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!


About the Role


We are looking to add a Data Scientist to our growing, talented team of innovators based in London (very near Euston Station) to shape the future of kids entertainment.


Every day is different, brings new problems and challenges to solve. Typically you’ll be:


  • Exploring, Investigating, Developing, Enhancing and sometimes Decommissioning a range of in-house built ML and AI based tools, systems and services that enhance our content metadata, automation of activities and inspire future content production.
  • Using data to shape the future of kids entertainment – collating, inferring, converting our data sets then building, training, deploying and enhancing AI models.
  • Working with our Product Owners, Business Stakeholders, Customers, Users and others to explore requirements, test ideas and design new, bespoke solutions.
  • Solve problems in new ways by pushing the boundaries of what ML technology can do.


  • Practical experience of undertaking analysis, machine learning and using data science techniques, including supervised and unsupervised learning and time series forecasting, and other statistical modelling.
  • Experience of working in an agile environment and understand OKR’s, MVP’s and KPI’s.
  • An understanding that even small changes can make a big impact.
  • A good understanding of using SQL and Python along with established data science technologies.
  • A good understanding of data science best practices based on commercial experience.
  • A good understanding of transforming technology solutions for an ever changing world.
  • General programming skills, appreciation for code management and code deployment techniques.
  • Along with an interest in, maybe experience of working in a cloud first environment.


Life at WildBrain Spark


Working at WildBrain Spark is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality.


Our DNA (values)


Connecting Powers/ Creating Wonder / Being Legendary / Building Momentum / Pursuing Awesomeness




  • 25 days holidays (excluding Bank Holidays)
  • Flexible Hours with Hybrid Working
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Travel Flexi/ Season Ticket Loan
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Health Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Eye Care
  • Life Assurance
  • Reduced Summer Hours


Our Commitment


Diversity and Inclusion are in our DNA. As a global leader in kids and family entertainment, we strive to reflect and honour the diversity of our audiences around the world. We believe that creating diverse and inclusive content & brands begins with fostering a culture of belonging at WildBrain Spark. To us, a culture of belonging is one where we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external partners and strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and brings their authentic self to work.


We recognize that people bring experience and talent that goes beyond the technical skills and requirements of a job. If you possess similar experience that is close to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to please still consider applying. We strongly believe that diverse experience, transferable skills, and passion are key! WildBrain Spark accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


WildBrain Spark is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic, including Race, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Disability, Veteran Status, Age etc. and encourages all qualified applicants.


Apply now!


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