About Hooked Media Group
Careers

Hooked Media Group is always looking for talented, driven and passionate superstars to join our team. If you're the type of person who thrives in a fast-paced startup and loves to bring ideas from creation to implementation, we want you on our team. For general job inquiries, please send your resume and cover letter to: jobs@hookedmediagroup.com.


Current Openings:

Software Engineer
Hooked Media Group is looking for Software Engineers to join our growing engineering team! We are committed to developing a gaming platform that brings social awareness, multi-player features and monetization engines for high quality casual games.
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We're looking for someone who:
  • Loves to work as an integral part of a casual (but intense!) team
  • Thrives on challenging problems
  • Likes to work on all aspects of a feature, from client-side JavaScript to stored procedures
  • Wants the freedom to truly make a difference in a product
  • Enjoys debating the merits of dependency injection over lunch

Hooked Media Group was founded with the vision of creating a gaming platform that enables players, developers, web publishers and advertisers to embed, play and earn with games. Since inception we've been focused on creating a fun and social gaming experience for people to play with their friends and form deep social connections with other players.


Responsibilities:

Candidates should have a solid experience developing web applications utilizing Web 2.0 technologies. Experience with Facebook/OpenSocial development platforms and application scalability is a huge plus. You will be joining a team that is committed to creating high quality code under the Microsoft ASP.NET/MVC environment. Your key responsibility will involve development on our gaming platform while working closely with the product team.


Skills:

  • Minimum: Bachelors degree in Computer Science (or equivalent).
  • 2+ years of software development experience.
  • Experience with all of the following: C# 3.0, ASP.NET, WCF, JavaScript (jQuery, cross browser, etc.) and HTML.
  • Strong understanding of relational databases - SQL Server.
  • Production experience in one or more web development projects (using ASP.NET/LAMP/RoR).
  • Passion for software development with strong emphasis towards client and server architecture.
  • Excellent in teamwork and ability to handle multiple tasks and communication.
  • Versant in Automated tests, agile software development, SOA, MVC.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with Caching frameworks, Application scalability, and Social network platforms (such as Facebook, OpenSocial) a plus.

More details about this position:

  • Located in our corporate office in San Francisco.
  • Competitive salary and equity.
  • Full benefits: dental, vision, healthcare.

Senior QA Engineer
YooMee Games is looking for a Sr. QA Engineer to join our growing team! We are committed to developing a gaming platform that brings social awareness, multi-player features and monetization engines for high quality casual games.
View full job description and requirements

Hooked Media Group was founded with the vision of creating a gaming platform that enables players, developers, web publishers and advertisers to embed, play and earn with games. Since inception we've been focused on creating a fun and social gaming experience for people to play with their friends and form deep social connections with other players.


Responsibilities:

  • Be able to lead a team both onsite and offsite including offshore contractors
  • Able to test in fast-paced environment with both long and short development cycles
  • Able to perform both white and black box testing
  • Able to perform load/performance and automation testing
  • Participate in and/or lead projects from start to finish including defining test approaches, and test plans
  • Participate in review of requirements and designs
  • Able to work with designer/producer/engineer to participate in defining testing risks
  • Able to support live rapid deployment online service
  • Develop the technical competency and setup processes of QA

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of QA experience testing web applications, portals, ecommerce
  • 2 + years of leading a QA group
  • Working knowledge of at least 1 automation tool
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Influencing and relationship-building, at all levels
  • Engage and promote the adoption of standards and consistent techniques for test management
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to manage both in-sourced as well as out-sourced testers
  • Web site troubleshooting skills
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Pluses:

  • Experience in testing web based games desirable
  • Basic knowledge of programming and scripting (SQL, Java, C#, etc) would be of advantage
  • Experience with application debugging desirable
  • Knowledge of the Facebook platform desirable
  • Passion for online gaming

More details about this position:

  • Located in our corporate office in San Francisco
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Full benefits: dental, vision, healthcare

Senior Software Engineer
Hooked Media Group is looking for Senior Software Engineers to join our growing engineering team! We are committed to developing a gaming platform that brings social awareness, multi-player features and monetization engines for high quality casual games.
View full job description and requirements
We're looking for someone who:
  • Loves to work as an integral part of a casual (but intense!) team
  • Thrives on challenging problems
  • Likes to work on all aspects of a feature, from client-side JavaScript to stored procedures
  • Wants the freedom to truly make a difference in a product
  • Enjoys debating the merits of dependency injection over lunch

Hooked Media Group was founded with the vision of creating a gaming platform that enables players, developers, web publishers and advertisers to embed, play and earn with games. Since inception we've been focused on creating a fun and social gaming experience for people to play with their friends and form deep social connections with other players.


Responsibilities:

Candidates should have a solid experience developing web applications utilizing Web 2.0 technologies. Experience with Facebook/OpenSocial development platforms and application scalability is a huge plus. You will be joining a team that is committed to creating high quality code under the Microsoft ASP.NET/MVC environment. Your key responsibility will involve development on our gaming platform while working closely with the product team.


Skills:

  • Minimum: Masters degree in Computer Science (or equivalent).
  • 5+ years of software development experience.
  • Experience with all of the following: C# 3.0, ASP.NET, WCF, JavaScript (jQuery, cross browser, etc.) and HTML.
  • Strong understanding of relational databases - SQL Server.
  • Production experience in one or more web development projects (using ASP.NET/LAMP/RoR).
  • Passion for software development with strong emphasis towards client and server architecture.
  • Excellent in teamwork and ability to handle multiple tasks and communication.
  • Versant in Automated tests, agile software development, SOA, MVC.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with Caching frameworks, Application scalability, and Social network platforms (such as Facebook, OpenSocial) a plus.

More details about this position:

  • Located in our corporate office in San Francisco.
  • Competitive salary and equity.
  • Full benefits: dental, vision, healthcare.

Web Application Engineer
Hooked Media Group is looking for Web Application Engineers to join our growing engineering team! We are committed to developing a gaming platform that brings social awareness, multi-player features and monetization engines for high quality casual games.
View full job description and requirements
We're looking for someone who:
  • Loves to work as an integral part of a casual (but intense!) team
  • Thrives on challenging problems
  • Likes to work on all aspects of a feature, from design to development including Flash and client-side JavaScript
  • Wants the freedom to truly make a difference in a product

Hooked Media Group was founded with the vision of creating a gaming platform that enables players, developers, web publishers and advertisers to embed, play and earn with games. Since inception we've been focused on creating a fun and social gaming experience for people to play with their friends and form deep social connections with other players.


Responsibilities:

  • Solid experience developing web applications utilizing Web 2.0 technologies.
  • Design and development of various application components based on business requirements and conceptual designs while working closely with the product team.
  • Strong in software development principles and best practices.
  • Development should adhere to software development standards and accurately reflect the detailed design and specifications.

You will be joining a team that is committed to creating high quality code under the Flash and Microsoft ASP.NET environment.


Skills:

  • Minimum: B.S. degree in Computer Science (or equivalent).
  • 3+ years of software development experience.
  • Experience with all of the following: HTML, CSS, AJAX, Cross browser compatibility and JavaScript (jQuery preferred), Client side debugging tools (Firebug, etc.).
  • Optional experience with the following: C#, REST, JSON, ASP.NET.
  • Production experience in one or more web development projects (using ASP.NET/LAMP/RoR).
  • Understanding of user experience and user interface design, client-side performance issues.
  • Excellent in teamwork and ability to handle multiple tasks and communication.
  • Experience with Social network platforms (such as Facebook, OpenSocial) a plus.

More details about this position:

  • Located in our corporate office in San Francisco.
  • Competitive salary and equity.
  • Full benefits: dental, vision, healthcare.

YooMee Games Intern
Hooked Media Group is looking for a few ambitious and self-driven undergraduate and MBA students looking to a be significant contributor in a growing company. Given immediate responsibility and ownership for strategic and tactical decisions, interns are expected to quickly become an integral part of the team.
Internships are available in the areas of Product Management, Marketing, Business Development and Advertising Operations. If any of these areas interest you, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you and playing a few tournaments!
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