Jobs

Android Engineer

The Role: 

Maple Media is seeking a talented full-stack Android engineer to manage the technical functions of several mobile apps and games within our portfolio.

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to have a large impact building top ranked apps and games on Google Play that reach more than 1.5M DAU. Check out many of our apps at maplemedia.io.

We’re looking for a Java whiz with full-stack experience, who thrives in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you will work closely with our product, design, QA teams and other engineers to meaningfully advance our products, including new apps that we acquire. You should be someone who excited by the challenge of jumping into new codebases often, has a startup mindset, is always looking for new things to learn and takes pride in the products you build.

This role is based in our rapidly growing studio in Gatineau, Quebec.

Desired Skills & Experience:

Must be based in – or willing to move to – Gatineau, Quebec

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent years of relevant work experience)
  • Strong programming experience in Java, Kotlin, & Android app development. Experience in game engines (LibGDX, Unity) also a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of Android SDKs, different versions of Android, and how to manage different screen sizes
  • Experience integrating ad tech and ad network SDKs (including: Admob, Mopub, Facebook, Amazon)
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect Android applications to back-end services
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Familiarity with cloud messaging APIs and push notifications
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines

 

Working at Maple Media – Perks & Benefits: 

  • Paid vacation, paid sick days & paid holidays
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • Office fully stocked with snacks
  • Flexible dress code
  • Regular happy hours and company events

 

About Maple Media:

Maple Media is a mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires and operates mobile applications and mobile games. Maple Media currently operates over 100 top apps on the App Store and Google Play, reaching more than 35 million users every month.

Maple Media’s app portfolio includes We Heart It, an inspirational social media platform for female trendsetters to share and discover the best of fashion, travel and beauty, Snowboard Party and Skateboard Party, an award-winning action sports franchise, and top classic and casual titles including Blackjack 21, Minesweeper: Puzzle Bomb, Sudoku, Mazes & More, & Puzzlerama.

Maple Media is based in Los Angeles (HQ) and Quebec, and is led by mobile app & games industry veterans from Jam City and Google. Maple Media is backed by leading private equity firm Shamrock Capital.

If you think you’re the right person for this position, please send a cover letter and resume. Bonus points if you include your favorite mobile app.


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New Business Account Manager, Mobile Apps & Games

At Maple Media, M&A Associates drive strategic partnerships and acquisition opportunities with mobile app and game developers from around the world. A deep understanding of mobile, mobile apps, ad tech, financial analysis and analytics is a must.

The Role: 

To date, Maple Media has developed partnerships and/or acquired apps from developers located in 25 different countries. The core function of this role is to identify, build relationships with, and assess high quality mobile app businesses, which fit into Maple Media’s portfolio and strategies. There is a heavy focus and need for this person to have mobile developer relationships, mobile app product experience, enjoy playing mobile games, analytics chops and an advance understanding of the general mobile apps ecosystem – or willingness to rapidly learn.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify new strategic partnership and acquisition opportunities in the mobile app space for Maple Media based on our strategy and buying criteria
  • Cold call and email prospects, and work towards building relationships in the industry
  • Structure, negotiate and close partnerships and acquisitions
  • Gather, organize and evaluate data, KPIs and financials

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Passion for mobile, mobile games, mobile ad-tech, product management/development and driving overall growth
  • Knowledge of the mobile ad-tech and ad-serving ecosystem and business models
  • Knowledge of the game developer services ecosystem
  • Proven ability to structure, negotiate and execute complex strategic partnerships that create significant value for stakeholders
  • Great teamwork and interpersonal skills, including strong communication skills, a proactive attitude, and an embedded drive for results
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting or exceeding objectives
  • 1-3+ years of strong experience working on mobile apps, mobile advertising, mobile account management, mobile business development, or mobile game publishing
  • Experience and comfort with the technical aspect of mobile app development
  • Self-starter who can operate with minimal oversight
  • Extensive database of senior contacts and the ability to network to get to anyone
  • Knowledge of mobile app and game developers and who the key players are

Working at Maple Media – Perks & Benefits: 

  • Unlimited vacation, paid sick days & paid holidays
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Kitchen fully stocked with snacks
  • Dog friendly
  • Flexible dress code
  • Regular Happy Hours
  • Great location in Century City, one block from Century City Westfield (restaurants, shopping, events) + weekly farmer’s market
  • Company events

About Maple Media:

Founded in 2016, Maple Media is a Los Angeles and Quebec based mobile media, advertising and technology company that acquires, manages, and operates mobile apps and games.

Maple Media’s most popular apps include We Heart It, Tony Hawk’s Skate Jam, Mazes & More, Puzzlerama, Snowboard Party, Skateboard Party, Blackjack 21 and Minesweeper Puzzle Bomb.

Maple Media recently raised over $30M in funding from Shamrock Capital to continue to acquire new app companies and plans to rapidly grow in 2019. Maple Media is led by industry veterans from Google and Jam City.

If you think you’re the right fit for the position, send me your resume and cover letter. Bonus points if you send me your favorite mobile app.


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