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. With its pioneering team, Pocket Gems is uniquely capable of making original and genre-defining products as mobile devices become the primary computing device for everyone in 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 a Senior Level Designer you will use your excellent technical and level design skills and game development experience to assist in the development of our upcoming hit mobile games. You will communicate closely with project leads and guide other designers towards the vision for world implementation. You will help establish and maintain our pipelines and work closely with the environment artists and other game leads to realize the game vision. Your main responsibilities will be the hands on execution of engaging content and levels using our tools and scripting solutions. You will also have the opportunity to mentor other designers as the team grows over the next several years.



  • 5+ years of experience in level design

  • Full cycle level design from design through planning, iteration, play testing, and polish

  • Ability to quickly internalize new engines and game technologies

  • Understanding of the process of development for art, engineering and design

  • Strong design mentality and intuition for game mechanics and game flow

  • Avid gamer across multiple platforms/genres

  • Ability to communicate clearly and work effectively with others

  • Self-organized and self-motivated

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills



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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