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Internal Application: Engineering Manager, Gaming

WithMe | Redwood City, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Engineering Manager, Gaming


Role can be based in CA, OR, WA


WithMe is looking for a Software Engineering Manager to lead a product development team delivering a new product blending social with gaming developed using the Unreal Engine. The ideal candidate is a hands-on Manager who is excellent at delivering great software, sharing their knowledge, mentoring engineers, and is proficient at software architecture and design. Your passion for creating a delightful and fun product is supported by a deep understanding of game and mobile development and a curiosity for exploring new technologies.


You have excellent communications skills to speak in technical terms with game, mobile, and backend engineers as well as in non-technical terms with your coworkers in Product, Program Management, Art, Design, and Quality Assurance.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attract and mentor strong engineers to join you

  • Provide technical direction, mentorship, and career development to engineers on the team

  • Deliver the product to support iterative learning. Continually ship product updates to test product hypotheses and direction to bring insights back into planning and product design

  • Foster a strong engineering culture of engineering excellence

  • Evolve and tune engineering processes


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent practical experience

  • 3+ years of engineering management experience

  • 5+ years of C++ development experience delivering games or mobile apps.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, including gathering requirements and applying them to a cohesive software design.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • A firm grasp of fundamentals including object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis

  • Applied understanding of resource constraints including memory, gpu, battery life, network availability, and other mobile-specific issues.

  • Experience in an agile work environment

  • Firm grasp of game, app, and UI architecture


BONUS POINTS

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4

  • Experience with iOS or Android development in C++, Java, or Objective C

  • Experience integrating with Mobile SDKs into a game engine

  • Experience using data to inform decisions across product and technology

  • Shipped one or more games on mobile platforms


ABOUT US

WithMe is a new mobile platform that empowers social connection through shared experiences in virtual spaces. Just like real life, friends are able to get together to play games, watch videos, hang out and create. Want to see more... www.withme.com

Based in Silicon Valley, Together Labs (formerly IMVU Inc.) is the parent company to WithMe and a leading technology company dedicated to empowering people to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Together Labs innovates technologies that empower people worldwide to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Our mission is to redefine social media as a catalyst for authentic human connection through the development of a family of products grounded in this core value. These include: IMVU, the world's largest friendship discovery and social platform; VCOIN, the first regulatory-approved transferable digital currency; and WithMe, an upcoming mobile platform built on insights from the science of friendship. For more information, please visit https://togetherlabs.com/

Founded in 2004 and based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Together Labs is led by a team that's dedicated to pioneering the virtual reality industry. Together Labs is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners, and Best Buy Capital.

Together Labs (formerly IMVU) has been recognized frequently as Best Place to Work in the Silicon Valley.


HOW TO APPLY

  • Please familiarize yourself with our products and feel free to try out our core product at https://www.imvu.com/

Together Labs is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion. Our unique differences enable us to learn, collaborate, and grow together. We welcome all applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.