Lead Client Engineer

Engineering Burlingame, California

Design Home


Team Overview

At our Crowdstar studio, we believe that there is a huge opportunity in interactive entertainment products for women. With our successful mobile game titles, Covet Fashion and Design Home, CrowdStar has developed new ways for users (players) to enjoy fashion and interior design. As a team, we are passionate not only about creating fun and engaging games for women but enriching lives outside of the game.

Role Overview:

We are looking for a rockstar game engineer to join our team. As a Lead Software Engineer, you will partake in the process of creating some of the most innovative games for our demographic. Your games will be played by millions of people around the world! Crowdstar’s software engineers are willing to pick up any of the languages, technologies, or methodologies necessary to smite a challenge – and if a conventional solution doesn’t exist, they innovate as necessary.

You’ll most often:

  • Lead a team of C++ engineers to deliver on their commitments each sprint
  • Interact with stakeholders to gather requirements
  • Oversee technical designs
  • Develop high-quality systems/features on our mobile games
  • Develop and Implement client/server communications
  • Profile and optimize existing code
  • Write tests for all your written code
  • Implement and maintain third-party systems
  • Constantly communicate with team members

You’ll be a great fit for this role if you have a passion for:

  • Having fun
  • Building a product that will be played by millions of users around the world

And your skills and experience include:

  • 5+ Years experience building iOS/Android applications in a fast-paced environment with short project deadlines
  • Strong C++ experience
  • interacting with server side APIs
  • Cocos2d-x preferred
  • One or more fundamental game technologies such as graphics, sound, AI are a big plus
  • Building Android applications is a plus
  • 1+ games or application published
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork and problem-solving skills, flexibility, and ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Passionate about building games that will be played by millions around the world
  • Fun positive attitude
  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science, and at least 5 years work experience