Full Time
San Mateo, CA, United States
Posted 4 months ago

Engineering Director, Avatars

Job Description

Every day, tens of millions of people from around the world come to Roblox to play, learn, work, and socialize in immersive digital experiences created by the community. Our vision is to build a platform that enables shared experiences among billions of users. This is what’s known as the metaverse: a persistent space where anyone can do just about anything they can imagine, from anywhere in the world and on any device. Join us and you’ll usher in a new category of human interaction while solving exceptional challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.

As an Engineering Director, Avatars you’ll work in our Game Engine group to lead one of the technology teams responsible for bringing avatars to the next level at Roblox. We’ll build avatars that come to life through natural movement that reacts to the environment and physics automatically. Avatars will be so easy to build that professional-quality content creation will be as easy as playing a video game. And you’ll ship modular & extendible architecture that’s built for the future when we scale far beyond the 6M+ daily active users on Roblox today. 

Tu es:

  • Innovative : You are eager to prioritize high-impact projects that push the state of the art instead of implementing existing avatar technology on a new platform. You have a track record of finding creative solutions to difficult problems.
  • Experienced : 10+ years of management experience, solid background in growing engineers and managers, and a track record of hiring exceptional engineers. You have a BS in computer science (or a related field). You know C++ and modern software development principles.
  • Domain Expert : You know avatar technology really well and can go deep on one or more technology verticals. Alternatively, you are a domain expert in a related field with relevant expertise that you’re excited to apply to avatars.
  • Collaborative : You lean heavily into collaboration and teamwork to find good ideas and make them better. You give engineers & teams autonomy while keeping them aligned with group goals.
  • Frameworks and Process Driven : You know how to build consistent success using frameworks / process to help teams become efficient & successful. You have experience successfully leading long-lasting change toward achieving long-term vision.

You Will:

  • Build and lead avatar teams in one or more avatar technology verticals, inspiring them to build industry-leading innovation that affect millions of people.
  • Work with leadership & product to set vision and strategy.
  • Mentor senior engineers & managers to grow the scope and impact of your team over time.
  • Collaborate with a wide range of teams (both inside and outside our Engine organization) to solve hard problems with company-wide impact.
  • Work closely with engineering leadership across Roblox to live out our company values ​​& vision.

You’ll Love: 

  • Industry-leading compensation package
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Roflex – Flexible and supportive work policy 
  • Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • At Roblox HQ: 
    • Free catered lunches
    • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
    • Annual CalTrain Go Pass

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Metaverse Job

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