Senior Android Developer

Engineering Toronto, ON

Kim Kardashian Hollywood


Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as Cooking Dash, Deer Hunter, Covet Fashion, Design Home, Racing Rivals, TAP Sports Baseball, and branded IP games including Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, on the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling SOMA District of San Francisco. To learn more, follow this link:

Role Overview:

You’re a self-motivated experienced professional with a passion for making games and shipped Android games or apps in your portfolio. You're ready to collaborate with a team of highly dedicated and talented artists, designers and developers to create best in class social/mobile games. You love the idea of spearheading Android development within the studio and spreading Android best practices across the studio.


  • Provide leadership on the Android platform and raise the level of Android expertise across the studio
  • Ensure the best possible experience on the Android platform for our cross-platform titles
  • Develop the Android implementation of cross platform layers and systems
  • Work with a team to ensure Android specific capabilities and concerns are addressed from design, development to testing
  • Collaborate with artists, designers, developers, producers and QA to design, estimate, implement, test and fix bugs in features
  • Identify and drive improvements in the technology base and development processes
  • Complete tasks under tight deadlines, adapt to changes and prioritize competing priorities


  • At least 3 years of professional experience with the Android SDK, NDK, Java and C++
  • At least 5 years of professional software development experience with shipped apps or titles
  • Experience mentoring junior talent and teaching new skills to others
  • Experience profiling and optimizing for frame rate, memory usage, load-times and app size on Android
  • Strong knowledge of Google Play store guidelines and requirements
  • Strong communication skills, especially when working with coworkers in other departments
  • You take pride in your work and have tremendous attention to detail
  • Have professionally shipped at least two Android apps or games working as part of a team

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Unity and writing Android plugins
  • Experience with a C++ based game engine and OpenGLES
  • Experience having written cross platform (iOS/Android) libraries
  • Familiarity with other channels and platforms such Amazon Appstore and Facebook.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Glu is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences to ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace.