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Piracy Data Analyst

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Takedown Digital, LLC
Headquarters: Remote
Must be located: Earth
https://takedown.digital/
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Summary:
Note: This position will only work about 1-4 hours per month. The hours might increase in the future if desired.

The Piracy Data Analyst is a generally awesome individual who creates and manages reports in Google Sheets, reviews data for accuracy and quality, and emails reports to clients on a recurring schedule. This is a very small and relaxed organization.

  • This role is for an independent contractor (a contractor is not an employee, does not receive benefits of any kind, and will be paid a flat hourly rate with no taxes withheld, so please be sure you're familiar with independent contractor rules and regulations in your locale)
  • Requires spreadsheet skills (see “Required skills” and “Sample task” below for details)
  • Remote (you’ll need your own computer and internet connection)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Requires signing a non-disclosure agreement, non-compete agreement, work contract, tracking time and sending invoices for compensation, etc.
  • $12 USD per hour
  • Our clientele includes producers of explicit content that sometimes involves taboo subject matter (BDSM, kink, fetishism, etc.) so you will need to be cool with that

Responsibilities:
Spreadsheet operations, data quality control, sending reports. We don’t micromanage, so ownership and conscientiousness are important. That said, we’re happy to support you whenever you’d like help with a technical or philosophical question.

Required skills:
We appreciate creativity, so we’re open to your suggestions about how to do what we do better.

  • English fluency
  • Working with spreadsheet data
  • Sorting
  • Filtering
  • Performing basic arithmetic in the correct order of operations
  • Writing and debugging formulas
  • Conditional formatting
  • Data validation
  • Cross-checking lists
  • Finding and removing duplicate data
  • Creating charts
  • Creating pivot tables
  • Using Google Sheets add-ons when appropriate
  • Checking for errors and omissions (very important)
  • Emailing reports to clients (we will provide you with a company email account to use)
  • Other related activities

Schedule:
The hours are somewhat flexible. For example, you may have one hour of work to do and a day or so to do it in per month. The work will usually need to be done around the end and/or beginning of each month. No time zone restrictions.

Location:
Anywhere with reliable internet access. As a remote independent contractor, you will need to supply your own computer equipment and internet connection and work independently.

What to expect after you apply:
We won’t respond to all applications but if we’d like to speak with you further, you’ll most likely hear from us within a month.

Sample task:
Below is a timed task meant to assess your aptitude for the work. It involves starting with dummy data in a spreadsheet, adding data, modifying the data and sheet, and visualizing the data. If you can complete it in twenty minutes or less, please record a screencast of yourself performing the task and send it with your resume, cover letter, or both to gigs@takedown.digital.

  • Create a copy of this Google spreadsheet.
  • Rename the copy with the current month and year
  • Clip all text that’s longer than the default column width
  • Freeze the top row
  • Add filters to each column
  • Add a formula in column B (“Domain”) that extracts the second-level domain from each entry in the URL column (feel free to Google this rather than writing the formula from scratch; if it works, it works)
  • Add data validation to the “Tube or Torrent” column so that only “Tube” or “Torrent” can be entered
  • Randomly populate that column with a mixture of Tube and Torrent for all links in the spreadsheet (none of them are actually tube or torrent, so you can just make this up)
  • Add the word Yes to half of the cells in the “Notice sent?” column
  • Add random dates to the “Date notice sent?” column and choose a date format for the column
  • Randomly populate the “Content removed?” column with either yes or no for each cell
  • Add the word “Yes” to 20% of the cells in the “Escalated?” column
  • Add a tab to the spreadsheet called "Summary"
  • On the Summary tab, create three dynamic pie charts to show: 1) the number and percentage of links that have a “Yes” and “No” in the “Notice sent?” column, 2) the number and percentage of links that have a “Yes” and “No” in the “Content removed?” column, 3) the number and percentage of links that are Tube versus Torrent
  • Create a dynamic bar graph to show the number and percentage of links from the ten domains with the greatest number of links
  • Add a dynamic summary table showing all of the above data in text format, without visualization, using calculations to populate the data from the spreadsheet automatically
  • Give gigs@takedown.digital comment-level access to the spreadsheet without sending an access notification
  • Add all three pie charts, the bar graph, and the summary table into your application email
  • Include a link to the spreadsheet in your email
  • Have a great day!

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Send the screencast and reports along with your resume, cover letter, or both to gigs@takedown.digital.