Sr. Technical Producer, Mobile Games

Ellation, San Francisco

Building Premium Video Experiences

Who We Are

We’re a cast of characters working to shine a spotlight on anime. Crunchyroll is an international business focused on creating both online and offline experiences for fans through content (licensed, co-produced, originals, distribution), merchandise, events, gaming, news, and more. Visit our About Us pages for more information about our collection of brands.

About the Team

We are a highly-motivated, cross-functional team spanning several internal departments — from Business to Marketing to Audience Development to Design. The team works closely with external content providers and licensors to develop and promote mobile games for the Crunchyroll community.

Collectively, we are committed to publishing quality content, and desire to evolve the way anime games are marketed and perceived in Western markets.

Crunchyroll COVID-19 Hiring Status

Crunchyroll employees are currently working from home, and we are still conducting remote interviews and hiring during this time. This role is expected to start remotely, and we’ll work closely with you as we understand every person has unique circumstances.

Location: San Francisco

Our headquarters is located in downtown San Francisco, where our group of cross-functional experts assemble to create experiences for our passionate communities.

About the Role

As our library of co-published and original mobile game titles continues to expand, Crunchyroll Games is seeking a Sr. Technical Producer who will spearhead long-term initiatives and lead all aspects of technical integrations across various publishing functions for the Games division. This role is embedded within the games department, functioning as a liaison at the intersection of developer relations and internal operations. The person in this role will work closely across our Product Management, Engineering, and Data Science teams.

As a key technical member of the Crunchyroll Games, you will have a great deal of agency over day-to-day decision-making of 1st party and developer relations processes. You will be expected to build, coordinate, and maintain documentation as well as uphold the technical standards required by publishing. Prior experience working in a technical capacity as part of a mobile game development team(s) and/or a combination of mobile game engineering knowledge and hands-on production experience may be beneficial.

A day in the life of our Technical Producer:

  • Set up new applications, configure developer services, and manage provisioning profiles/certificates/keystore files for our external development partners.
  • Lead all production releases across games (pending developer + publishing partner signoffs).
  • Govern technical integrations that have dependencies across broader Crunchyroll operations.
  • Interface regularly with cross-department leads to scope out and tactically execute against technical integration roadmaps.
  • Evangelize and spearhead long-term technical initiatives across the organization that help scale game publishing operations.

About You:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in full-stack mobile application development.
  • Proficiency in Unity, Xcode, and most common architectures (MVC/MVVM/VIPER/VIP).
  • Experience with 3rd party SDK integrations.
  • Experience with database design and knowledge of basic data structures.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Passion for anime/manga, entertainment, and/or mobile gaming is a plus.
  • Japanese language proficiency is a plus.

Benefits: San Francisco Office

  • Competitive salary
  • “Use What You Need” time away from work policy
  • Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, and life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care FSA
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Employer paid commuter benefit
  • On-site gym, showers, yoga, and wellness classes
  • Support program for new parents
  • Catered lunch 4 days per week
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Pet friendly - pet insurance and dog friendly office

Questions about Crunchyroll's hiring process? Please check out our FAQ

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About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories through the content they love. Best known as a top streaming service delivering AVOD and SVOD content, Crunchyroll also provides experiences to deepen fan engagement and community through social, events, games, consumer products, content distribution, content creation, and manga publishing. 

Fans have access to the largest collection of licensed anime through Crunchyroll, Anime Digital Network (in partnership with Citel, a subsidiary of Média-Participations), and Anime on Demand video streaming services, translated in multiple languages for viewers worldwide. Viewers can also access simulcasts — top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast. Crunchyroll's services also extend to licensing of theatrical, TV, home video, and consumer product rights. 

Fans engage further with events (including owned events Crunchyroll Expo, Anime Awards, Crunchyroll Movie Nights, KAZÉ Movie Nights), consumer products through eCommerce and retail partners (Crunchyroll, KAZÉ, AV Visionen), Crunchyroll Games, KAZÉ Games, and manga (KAZÉ Manga, Crunchyroll Manga app, Crunchyroll Manga Store).

Crunchyroll was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Los Angeles, Tokyo, Paris, Chisinau, Lausanne, and Berlin (AV Visionen). VRV (U.S.) and Eye See Movies (Germany) are also Crunchyroll brands.

Our Company Values

You’ll see these in action if we’re lucky enough to have you:

  • Embrace Originality - We’ve taken different paths to get here -- but we’re in it together to win in anime 
  • Fuel Passion - Understanding fandom makes us better at what we do
  • Champion Change - We’re agile and see change as an opportunity to lead by example
  • Hustle Intentionally - As fans of our fans, we always want to do more -- but we’re deliberate in our path
  • Elevate Anime - We’re showing the world how special anime is

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Crunchyroll. Pursuant to applicable law, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Ellation

ABOUT US We are lucky to love what we do; bringing great content to passionate audiences on the platforms that matter. We operate at the intersection of technology and media and are redefining the next wave of media interaction and consumption. We are product, design, engineering, marketing and content people looking to bring communities together, build sustainable business models for content creators and use technology to increase engagement and access to content globally. We are builders. We are fans. We are innovators. We are Ellation.

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