Pocket Gems, a leading mobile entertainment company backed by Sequoia Capital and Tencent, is breaking new ground with graphically rich mobile games, fun new genres of mobile entertainment, and innovative technologies like our mobile-first Mantis Engine. Profitable since launch in 2009, the company has grown to over 200 employees. Pocket Gems’ games have been downloaded over 250 million times by players around the world. Our ideal candidates enjoy a work environment that requires strong problem solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication.

As an Associate Performance Marketing Manager, you’ll contribute to building the largest, most passionate player base in the mobile gaming industry. You will set strategy, manage budgets, and identify the best marketing channels for reaching potential users.  

This is an excellent role for candidates with 1-3 years of experience in an analytical function who are excited about applying their skill set to the rapidly evolving mobile ecosystem.  Successful applicants will combine strong analytical ability, business judgment, and interpersonal skills, and will have a passion for games and other entertainment products. 


  • Develop user acquisition strategy and manage the marketing budget

  • Monitor day-to-day financial results, making adjustments where necessary

  • Use analytical and modeling skills to understand channel economics and optimize campaign performance

  • Manage creative cadence and assets

  • Conduct industry research and present actionable findings

  • Identify new marketing channels and manage relationships with external channel partners

  • Innovate on new strategies for growing our player base


  • Ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in an analytical role.  Online Marketing or Mobile User Acquisition is a plus!

  • Exceptional analytical skills and experience working in a metrics-driven organization

  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously, hitting deadlines and performing under pressure

  • Outstanding ability to execute swiftly with a strong attention to detail

  • Strong Excel skills; experience with SQL a plus

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Passion for games and entertainment products a strong plus

  • Bachelor’s degree required, ideally in quantitative discipline (CS, Engineering, Math, Econ, etc.)


Pocket Gems offers top-notch benefits, including Anthem PPO, Kaiser health plans, and free One Medical membership. We cover 100% of the cost of employees’ Medical, Dental and Vision premiums (and 75% of the cost for their dependents), as well as short and long-term disability, and life insurance. We also offer flex spending & dependent care accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits and a 401(k) plan. Pocket Gems is located in beautiful downtown San Francisco, one block North of the Montgomery Street BART station.

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.

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