Data Analyst - Maternity Cover

Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/30/2022 6:09 AM)
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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. If you have an idea, WildBrain Spark will help you develop and grow it into a reality! Our content reaches 1 in 3 kids globally with over 4 billion monthly views, engaging families everywhere! 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 job/role

We are looking to add a Data Analyst to cover a materntiy contract for 9 months with potential for permanent role. This role is in our Data and Technology Group focused on creating analytics and insight products and services that understand our audiences, our content and the relationships with brands. We are experimentative, we make big and small changes, and we are motivated by the fact that everything we do has the potential to be impactful. We know we won’t always get things right first time and enjoy learning and exploring new ideas.


We are a multi-disciplined group covering Data Analytics, Data Science (using AI and ML), Software Engineering and Product Ownership. We form self-organised teams around delivering solutions to real-world problems – we are agile, we are flexible, we spend time learning and on self -development and above all we have fun. We mostly use SQL, GCP and AWS clouds and are exploring using Azure, with visualisations and reports mostly within Tableau and PowerBI.



  • Designing and developing data models, analytical assets, interpretations, insights, and segmentations to drive decisions, reports and dashboards.
  • Creating workflows for transformations, aggregations, filters and correlations to enable large/complex data sets to be accessed for “self-service” use across the business.
  • Designing algorithms to interpret data sets and enabling the creation of business reports (including dashboards) with samples, templates, generic and specific examples.
  • Evaluating (through analysis) the quality of data, resolves gaps and discrepancies in data sets.
  • Working to deliver the backlog, roadmap and overall strategy measured by outcome value and agreed priorities; and, keeping up to date and learning new technologies.


  • Practical experience of translating requirements into quality data sets aligned to strategy and outcomes.
  • Experience of working in an agile environment and understand OKRs, MVPs and KPIs.
  • Experience using Tableau is essential
  • A good understanding of using SQL along with Tableau or/and PowerBI for data visualisation.
  • A good understanding of using a range of approaches to convert, adapt and make data sets available.
  • A good understanding of transforming technology solutions for an ever-changing world.
  • Experience of working with Software Engineers to develop new data sets and transformation approaches.
  • Experience of working in a cloud first environment desirable


What We Offer

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. We offer competitive benefits and we invest in our people and their future. Some of the perks we have are private medical insurance, income protection, gym subsidy, bonus time off, employee share programmes, reduced summer hours and flexible & home working.


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 CPLG. 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 demonstrate our commitment to this by striving to provide a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities. 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.


About WildBrain – a parent company of WildBrain Spark

At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. WildBrain’s portfolio spans all areas of the entertainment industry: WildBrain Studios, where we develop and produce hit animated and live actions series; WildBrain Television, which is composed of prominent kids’ television channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino); home to Peanuts Worldwide; brand management to some of the world’s most-loved kids brands; celebrated global licensing and distribution teams with WildBrain CPLG, and a leading children’s YouTube network in WildBrain Spark, one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers.


WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more!


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