Data Science Intern

at TapBlaze (View all jobs)
Los Angeles, CA


Are you an ambitious and talented student passionate about data science and the gaming industry? We are looking for a Data Science Intern to join our team and play a pivotal role in optimizing the user experience for our popular game, "Good Pizza, Great Pizza" played by 1 million players daily. In this internship, you will develop machine learning models to predict organic user installs and revenue, contributing to acquisition and retention strategies across the company's portfolio.

The ideal candidate loves to drive business impact with predictive analytics.


Here at TAPBLAZE, our mission is to make great games for players that will be remembered for decades. As a small team, we have created games such as "Good Pizza, Great Pizza" that have been downloaded more than 300 million times across the globe, giving a fun, innovative experience to millions of players every day. Our core values are the reason we have found success as an independent studio and guide our hiring process: we are ambitious, disciplined, ownership-minded, results oriented, and extraordinary. We operate internationally and we are growing day by day.

We seeking individuals that have the same core values and are looking to level up themselves, the games they work on and the company they work for. Only with great attention to details can this be achieved - please mention "beauty is in the details" in your cover letter.


  • Research and develop machine learning models to enhance acquisition, retention, and monetization efforts
  • Assess the current data infrastructure, collaborating with engineers and game designers to improve scalability and efficiency
  • Extract data from multiple sources and design ETL data pipelines
  • Create interactive dashboards to track key KPIs for management and game design teams
  • Educate team members on AI concepts to uncover new opportunities and boost efficiency


  • Proficiency in SQL and Python
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation in frameworks and approaches
  • Strong attention to detail; please include the phrase "beauty is in the details" in your cover letter to demonstrate your thoroughness


  • Enrolled in a Master's program in the Summer of 2023 and are slated to graduate in Fall of 2023 or Spring of 2024.
  • Available to work full-time hours for 10-12 weeks


  • Los Angeles, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work
  • Prolonged period of time sitting at a desk and computer


As an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting the needs of a multigenerational and multicultural workforce TAPBLAZE recognizes that a diverse staff, reflective of our community, is an integral and welcome part of a successful and ethical business. We hire local talent at all levels regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability, and actively foster inclusion in all forms both within our company and across interactions with vendors and partners.

If this position caught your eye, send us your resume! For best consideration, include a cover letter in your application explaining why you would be a great fit.

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