Open Positions

Drivetime is based in San Francisco, in the heart of the vibrant SoMa district. We offer competitive packages including fair salary, equity in the company, health, dental and vision benefits for employees and dependents, unlimited vacation and a flexible work environment (our only rule is, don't be a blocker). 


Principal Software Engineer

Drivetime is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join the team in San Francisco. You would be working with gaming industry veterans creating a brand new form of interactive entertainment - voice games for the driver. Qualified candidates need to be self-starters, possess strong communication skills, operate efficiently in a highly dynamic environment, and have accurate execution skills.

 

Qualifications

  • 5+ years in software development (game development experience is ideal)

  • Experience architecting and implementing customer-facing game systems, user interfaces, REST services, third-party integrations, tools, etc. in previous full-stack roles

  • Proven problem-solving abilities and discerning application of software engineering best practices (e.g. design patterns, process improvements, test frameworks, CI systems, etc)

  • Demonstrated leadership experience as a Team Lead, Tech Lead, or Architect in previous roles

  • Existing experience with React Native, Typescript, Kotlin (or other JVM languages), PostgreSQL and/or high-scalability datastores preferred


Lead Editor

Drivetime is looking for a lead editor to own the production of written content for its daily mobile trivia game show app. This content includes conversational dialogue about current events and interesting trivia questions on a range of topics: history, science, pop culture, current events, etc.. We are looking for someone who can entertain our audience with fascinating facts and clever commentary delivered by on-air hosts.

You should feel at home editing/writing both the opening monologue for “The Tonight Show” and questions for “Jeopardy.”
 

Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience writing digital content (writing for audio a plus, writing for trivia a big plus)

  • Experience writing for trivia, games, radio, television or newspaper

  • Experience managing and editing other writers

  • Research - You will be responsible for hunting down and verifying interesting facts that can be presented in a fun context

  • Ability to write dialogues and monologues with a sense of wit and humor

  • This position is in-house and the editor is expected to work on-site


Office Manager

Drivetime is looking for an Office Manager to join the team in San Francisco. As an Office Manager, you will assist with office operations, facilities management, travel, event planning, and scheduling as needed. We are looking for someone who would be happy owning all office operations and creating a fun, energetic work environment. The role is an excellent match for someone who loves administrative tasks and wants to have a big impact at an early-stage company tackling a big problem.

 

Qualifications

  • 1+ year experience in office management

  • Strong project management skills

  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills

  • Positive attitude and a passion for creating a thriving work environment


Social Media Manager (contract)

 

Drivetime is looking for a Social Media Manager (this is initially a contract position). You would support, maintain and manage our social media content, posts, and profiles across different platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube). Drivetime is building the world's first community around gameplay for the driver of the car - this is your chance to make a huge impact and be the glue that binds this community together. 

 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in social media management

  • Experience and passion for safe handling of various social media channels as well as keeping up to date with digital or social media trends

  • Basic KPI and data analytics experience, using platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and Twitter

  • Self-starter with proven ability to work independently, and to deliver on deadline

  • Creative, smart and concise writing


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