Kabam is growing and weâre growing quickly.
As a leader in the free-to-play core social games arena, Kabam is a key player in transforming the traditional gaming industry. We have a successful track record of creating high quality, massively multi player social games that delight and engage core gamers. Our games combine the deep, immersive game play found in MMO games (strategy, RPG style) with the connectivity and interaction of social networks. Kabam has commercially launched 6 games to date, including The Godfather: Five Families, Dragons of Atlantis and award-winning Kingdoms of Camelot,with many more in the pipeline. You can play Kabam games on Google+, Facebook and other social networks around the world. Our studio business model allows us to sustain a startup culture that empowers you to drive change and influence the outcome of your contributions â ones that impact millions of gamers daily!
Think you have what it takes to make real games? We want to meet you.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Kabam is looking for a hands on Development Director in a leadership role on a new game team. You will be entrusted to build a next generation online game, and the nimble technology team from the ground up. Your responsibilities include:
Building and leading an A+ team of engineers
Delivering high-visibility and high-quality products with tight milestones
Driving technical road map and approach with your team
Work with the rest of the project leadership team to build an exciting new game from concept to completion and beyond (live operations)
Staying up-to-date with relevant technologies and proactively suggesting architecture changes and new coding practices
Ensuring the proper tools are available for the development team
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
8+ years overall experience, at least 5 years in an engineering leadership role
Prior experience releasing high quality games (MMOs and/or browser F2P games preferred)
Comfortable with prototyping and rapid iteration
Experience leading teams in a fast and agile environment
Ability to communicate design decisions, trade-offs, code walk-throughs, bugs, thoroughly, clearly, and concisely
Designed and built web-scale infrastructures with LAMP stack experience
Comfortable with Ruby/Rails, Flash, and at least 1 more language
Comfortable with architectural designs and concepts, including database, OO, MVC, performance, scalability, security
B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent (Masters preferred)
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