Pocket Gems wants to build the greatest games and interactive entertainment in the world. That’s the mission our founders began with in an apartment above a pizza shop back in 2009 and we continue it today.
Pocket Gems has grown to over 250 people in San Francisco. With $155 million in backing from Sequoia Capital and Tencent, we’re constantly breaking new ground with graphically rich mobile games, fun new genres of mobile entertainment, and innovative technologies like our mobile-first Mantis Engine.
Our products have been downloaded over 325 million times by players around the world. Most recently, we’ve launched Episode, a mobile storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a visually stunning 3D real-time strategy game.
As a SummerProduct Management Intern on the Product team, you willlearn how to manage the product life-cycle for one of our games from initial concept through development to release. You'll work closely with the Product team to develop and own new product features for a live game played by millions of people around the world! You will also work alongside our design, art, and engineering teams in a fast-paced, creative, and fun setting which provides invaluable experiences in a startup environment.
What You’ll Do:
Assist in the product development, strategic vision, and business operations for a new or existing game
Gain experience in the psychology of games and build a thorough understanding of what features and themes maximize user engagement
Play games, hone good intuition for game mechanics, and be learn to refine hypotheses and models by digging into user data
Collaborate with our engineering, design, art, and product teams everyday
What You Bring to the Product team:
Pursuing MBA or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Econ, or similar fields, graduating 2019
Design mentality and intuition for game mechanics
Intuition in quantitative analysis and ability to dig into user data
Knowledge of how to manage complex projects and production schedules
Passion and excitement to help us build mobile games that delight our users
Extra Gems for:
Experience in mobile or social games is a strong plus
We are looking for students attending U.S. universities, graduating in 2019
Prior mobile/gaming experience is NOT required
Pocket Gems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.