Development Director - Disney Sorcerer's Arena

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Our Glunies Studio is looking for a seasoned Development Director for our Disney Sorcerer’s Arena game. With product quality and user happiness being top priorities, the DSA team needs a veteran Development Director to coordinate all of our teams work, organizing a variety of disciplines including engineers, artists, designers, and QA. You will manage our day to day schedule and ensure that we are on time, and on a AAA quality target. DSA has an exciting content road map ahead and we are looking forward to adding to our team!

You'll most often:

  • Work with the Design, QA, and Development team to manage feature creation and iteration while maintaining quality
  • Lead the overall schedule, sprint planning, bug scrubs, spring retrospectives, and post mortems
  • Prioritize and drive day to day product execution making sure that we are accounting for dependencies
  • Drive optimizations in production process for all disciplines
  • Be a critical point of contact for scheduling, addressing blockers, and task issues
  • Help coordinate Triage during major game issues and outages
  • Understand our audience and innovate beyond their needs
  • Work to increase efficiency in process for development and live-ops
  • Coordinate with the Marketing and Ops teams to enable optimized and smooth launches and daily operations
  • Coordinate with Content Team and Development teams on live-ops needs

Ideally your experience will include

  • 3+ years experience in producer role at an outstanding games, mobile, social media or consumer internet company
  • Experience working in Agile Development
  • Experience in Software Development
  • Understanding of LTV and revenue growth
  • Live Operations Experience nice to have
  • Natural leadership qualities, able to set a vision and lead a team around that vision
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Open for feedback and enjoys working in a fast paced, constantly iterating environment
  • Able to juggle lots of responsibility and requests
  • Passion for mobile gaming and gaming in general

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Location

Our office is right across the street from Moscone Center West, just minutes from the BART station and 4th + King Caltrain with shuttle service.

What are Glu Mobile Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have our Fun team which volunteers regularly plan and run various company-wide events for team bonding and stress relief. We also have several guilds that meet in various disciplines.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Glu employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their Medical FSA and 270 a month towards Transit FSA
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $2500 of expenses.
Vision Benefits
We have multiple vision plans, including a $0 premium plan for all Full Time Employees.
Health Insurance Benefits
We have 4 different health plans including Kaiser and a HSA account
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Team workouts
Glu's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga and Grokker team challenges
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
GLu provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Empower. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Glu offers RSUs as part of our equity package, as well as refreshers for top performers.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Glu allows qualified employees to purchase company shares at a discounted price every 6 months.
Performance Bonus
Glu's performance bonus plans are targeted percentage bonus, awarded yearly. Additionally we offer spot bonuses for going above and beyond.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 8 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker, with a mixture of supplementing EDD, STD and our benefits.
Flexible Work Schedule
Glu provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Glu sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Glu employees receive between 16 and 21 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Glu offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees including a Transit FSA and CalTrain GoPass.
Company Outings
Glu hosts company outings Semi-annually in addition to our studio and team events.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Glu has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and even Kombucha on tap.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking with 24/7 access and monitoring downtown SF. In Foster City we have free parking.
Pet Friendly
Glu Sports, in Foster CIty, pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days
Relocation Assistance
Our relocation assistance plan is offered for some positions.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Glu offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers help with paying for classes.
Lunch and learns
Glu hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer a budget annually for continuing education.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
We support paid industry certifications.
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