Director, Developer Relations
ROBLOX – The Imagination Platform
We are seeking a Director, Developer Relations to lead a team that serves as the primary technical contact between ROBLOX and key developers/content partners. Your team will help key ROBLOX developers as they produce games with increasing quality monetization, and retention. In the process, you will organize systems for prioritizing and sharing developer requests, and driving these through the engineering organization. You will pair developers with new corporate initiatives to forge new ground as we expand the scope of our mobile and VR offerings.
You come from a background with extensive experience creating great games on multiple platforms and are very comfortable traveling, speaking publicly and guiding teams to execute against your recommendations.
- Lead a team of developer relation engineers.
- Support the organization in executing on a vision that brings great content to the ROBLOX platform.
- Represent developers as their champion within the ROBLOX engineering teams, translating developer needs into features and capabilities.
- Align engineering directives with developer community requests
- Align developer goals with company directives
- Increase developers involved in the discussion
- Be an expert on, discover, and update the best practices through observation and interactions with ROBLOX developers.
- Partner with sales, marketing and our developer community to create consistent top quality experiences and events
- 5+ years in a leadership role.
- Experience shipping AAA games.
- A thorough understanding of game development, pipelines, etc.
- Expertise in Mobile Gaming
- Strong Communication Skills
- Excellent Interpersonal Skills
- Excellent Organizational Skills
- Ability to communicate complex technical terms in an easy to understand, non-technical manner
- Ability to interact effectively with co-workers in a results driven culture
- Self-starter, energetic multi-tasker, highly motivated and team player
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in the field
- Extra points for candidates with an MBA
Perks & Benefits:
- Robust medical, dental and vision insurance
- Flexible time-off
- Wellness reimbursement
- Free onsite parking & other commuter benefits
- Chance to work with a top-notch team on cool and unique projects.
- Free catered lunches & a fully stocked kitchen with unlimited snacks!
ROBLOX is a powerful technology platform that allows users of all ages to create games, play and socialize in immersive 3D worlds. Over 22 million user generated games have been produced on the ROBLOX platform with more than 28 million players coming each month to socialize, learn, and play in worlds that stretch imaginations. ROBLOX was ranked #37 in the Consumer Products and Services category for overall revenue in INC Magazine’s 2016 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America.
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