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Director, Analytics

The Analytics team is looking for an experienced leader to scale our Analytics organization. As the Director of Analytics you’ll define metrics, drive roadmaps, quantify levers and uncover opportunities to improve our products and targeting. One of our Core Principles is ‘Say It WIth Data’, with data at the core of all of our decision making our analytics team is extremely cross functional and means the team work with all key departments in our business. You will help create a ‘best in class’ Analytics team by developing and nurturing analytics and data science talent to drive growth at 1stdibs.

You will have experience leading an analytics team, working with large data sets and driving data-driven decision making. We’re looking for someone who has the technical skills to drive insights and the ability to communicate and influence decisions while keeping the best interests of our marketplace at heart.

 

What you’ll do

  • Lead and develop a high-performing team of analysts and data scientists
  • Work with your team to develop new analytic methods
  • Partner with product and business leaders, designers, and engineering managers to improve our products and prioritize projects for impact
  • Use data science methods to generate and test hypotheses. This includes:
    • Develop customer segmentation to optimize targeting
    • Perform regular buyer and dealer cohort analysis to influence marketing and sales activities.
    • Develop and communicate detailed user conversion funnels and overall product analysis
    • Performing analytical deep-dives to identify opportunities and solutions within the purchase funnel and supply mix
    • Collecting, processing, and cleaning data from disparate sources using SQL, R, Python, or other scripting and statistical tools
    • Create the framework and design A/B or multivariate testing programs; driving rigor and testing culture through product and operations teams

What you’ll bring

  • 8+ years of analytics / data science experience or equivalent; 4+ years of experience scaling high growth analytics / data science teams
  • Skilled at running cross-functional relationships and communicating with leadership
  • An ability to write very complex SQL queries.
  • A deep understanding of statistical analysis (e.g. hypothesis testing, experimentation, regressions) and familiarity with statistical tools, such as Python, R, or SAS
  • Proficiency in one or more analytics & visualization tools  (e.g. Chartio, Looker, Tableau)
  • Inspiring leader with a driven, results-focused attitude
  • Strong analyst who is attentive to detail and sets a high bar for work produced by the team
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in applied mathematics, statistics, engineering, economics or other quantitative field a plus

 

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for rare and desirable objects. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, Insight Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Spark Capital and Alibaba, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including Amazon, Google, eBay, Mlb.com, PayPal, and Twitter.

1stdibs is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.