Pocket Gems, a mobile entertainment company based in San Francisco, is continuously breaking new ground on smartphones and tablets by building graphically rich games, developing fun new genres of entertainment and creating innovative technologies. Launched in 2009, the company has grown to over 200 employees and their games have been downloaded over 250 million times globally.  One of our most recent successes, Episode, is a storytelling platform for the 2 billion mobile users around the world that allows user generated animated stories to be created by any author via our online portal. Since launching in 2014, we’ve had over 2 billion chapters read and 4 million writer sign-ups on our platform.

We are seeking a full-time Tools Engineer to help build out content creation tools for an upcoming multiplayer fantasy game. In this role, you will work closely with designers and other engineers to create tools and scalable systems that improve the efficiency and correctness of our creative content development.

What you will do:

- Design and implement intuitive visual tools for content developers
- Develop gameplay UI and improve on existing architecture
- Work with a small, tight-knit multidisciplinary team on a next-generation game for mobile
 

What we’re looking for:

- BA, BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science or related technical discipline
- 3+ years experience working as an engineer in the game industry
- Participation in at least one game development cycle
- Experience using various game engines, UI architectures and game content tools
- Good communication skills and UX judgment
- Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, software design and OOP
- Experience using Unity and C# is a plus
- Experience developing game engines or visual tools for games 

Benefits:

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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