GankStars Analyst Application Fall 2017

As many may already know, GankStars, fields a top level support team, one of the best in the game. With our team being hit with studies as well as us looking toward the future of Vainglory, we have decided to, for the third time, open up analyst applications.

However, this round will be different from the previous two. In this application, we will be looking for analysts with a specialization and proficiency in gameplay and draft analysis. Critical thinking backed by game knowledge, understanding, logic, and evidence will be key.

This Analyst Position:

  • Gameplay analysis
  • Draft analysis
  • Theorycrafting
  • Basic statistics

Requirements :

Use any gameplay analysis of your choice (we recommend a SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats), but the applicant is free to choose) write up a thoughtful discourse on Team SoloMid (TSM) using data from Split 1. While you may use Mobile Masters, it is discouraged. Keep in mind that we are looking for gameplay understanding, breakdowns, draft comprehension, and more.

Be sure to back all points using specific timestamps from the TSM matches, and include links where applicable

Preferable write in Google Docs, and then submit your application form

Do not write your name in the actual analysis. When we’re reviewing your analysis, we do not want to know your name, age, gender, etc. Information like this should only be submitted through the Google Forms application. If you do include your information in the analysis, you will be disqualified

Deadline: November 3rd, 2017 at 23:59 PDT, all late submissions will not be considered

Highly Recommended:

  • English proficiency
  • Capability of attending anything scheduled in the morning, afternoon, or evening in NA (North America)
  • Vanglorious (tier 10), has 1000+ casual/ranked wins, or both
  • Previous analytical history in the competitive or community scene
  • Previously competed in VIS (or your regional equivalent) and/or the Vainglory8
  • Has a rudimentary understanding of spreadsheets (arithmetic formulas, charts, etc.)
  • Capability of understanding and executing basic mathematical analyses
  • Familiarity or proficiency with statistics
  • Data entry
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Fast, driven learner
  • Discord for everyday contact

Final Notes :

Will be working with our players

Will be working with our support team

  • Co-Owner and Strategic Advisor Owens
  • Head Coach and walking encyclopedia Quwasiq
  • Senior Analyst and diseased Einstein Vyzeox
  • Analyst and living calculator namnnumbr
  • Analyst and tainted prodigy Halinator

This is an unpaid position, but this may be subject to change in the future.

Non-disclosure agreement mandatory.

Submit an application here.

Those who reach can touch the stars!