Animoca Brands
Animoca Brands

Blockchain Research Analyst

Animoca Brands

Animoca Brands

United Kingdom
Posted on Sunday, July 2, 2023
Animoca Brands, a Deloitte Tech Fast winner and ranked in the Financial Times list of High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021, is a leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification that is working to advance digital property rights. It develops and publishes a broad portfolio of products including the REVV token and SAND token; original games including The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes; and products utilizing popular intellectual properties including Disney, WWE, Snoop Dogg, The Walking Dead, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, and Formula E. The company has multiple subsidiaries, including The Sandbox, Blowfish Studios, Quidd, GAMEE, nWay, Pixowl, Forj, Lympo, Grease Monkey Games, and Eden Games. Animoca Brands has a growing portfolio of more than 200 investments in NFT-related companies and decentralized projects that are contributing to building the open metaverse, including Axie Infinity, OpenSea, Dapper Labs (NBA Top Shot), Yield Guild Games, Harmony, Alien Worlds, Star Atlas, and others. For more information visit www.animocabrands.com or follow on Twitter or Facebook.
We are seeking a Blockchain Research Analyst to join our team in a web3-focused environment. As a Blockchain Research Analyst, you will play a crucial role in conducting market research, analyzing industry trends, and providing insights on the blockchain ecosystem. Your primary focus will be on gathering data and conducting in-depth quantitative analysis, and producing reports that drive informed decision-making in the rapidly evolving blockchain industry.


  • Conduct comprehensive market research on the blockchain industry, including cryptocurrencies, decentralised applications (dApps), decentralised finance (DeFi), and emerging blockchain technologies.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments and innovations in the web3 space, monitoring industry trends, regulatory changes, and competitor activities.
  • Gather and analyse data from various sources, such as blockchain explorers, industry reports, whitepapers, and news articles, to generate insights on market dynamics and opportunities.
  • Produce in-depth reports, presentations, and briefings that provide valuable insights and recommendations to internal stakeholders and clients.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand their research needs and provide timely and relevant information to support decision-making.
  • Monitor and analyse key metrics, such as market capitalisation, trading volumes, and user adoption rates, to assess the health and growth of blockchain projects and the overall ecosystem.
  • Identify and evaluate potential investment opportunities and partnerships in the blockchain space, providing due diligence reports and risk assessments.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on blockchain and web3 technologies, supporting internal teams and clients by sharing knowledge and answering research-related queries.
  • Continuously enhance research methodologies, exploring new tools and techniques to improve the accuracy and efficiency of data collection and analysis.

Requirement / Skill Sets:

  • Demonstrated experience and a deep understanding of the blockchain industry, including cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, and decentralised applications.
  • Passion for web3 and the decentralised ecosystem, with a strong desire to stay at the forefront of blockchain innovation.
  • Proven track record in market research, data analysis, and report writing, ideally within the blockchain or related technology sector.
  • Familiarity with blockchain data sources and analytical tools, such as Dune Dashboard, blockchain explorers, CoinMarketCap, Glassnode, or similar platforms.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to extract insights from complex datasets and communicate them effectively.
  • Detail-oriented and intellectually curious, with a relentless drive to explore, learn, and uncover new information in the blockchain space.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, managing multiple projects and deadlines effectively.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of presenting research findings and insights to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Remote work capability, comfortable collaborating with a distributed team.
- Dynamic and Multi-cultural work environment (15 nationalities and counting!)
- Token and NFT incentive schemes provided by Animoca Brands
- Flat company structure: your ideas get heard by the right people very quickly
- Casual work attire
- Opportunity to get involved in working with various subsidiary brands
- Benefits (Medical / Life / Transportation Allowances)
Personal Information Collection Statement:
Personal data provided by the Job Applicant will be used strictly in accordance with the Employer's Personal Data Policies, a copy of which will be provided immediately upon his/her request. All classified data will be treated confidentially within the Human Resources & Administration Department. Personal data of unsuccessful applicants may be retained for a period of up to 3 months.