Senior Android Developer

Durham, North Carolina, United States


Want to join a fast moving Y Combinator startup with a vision for a billion user virtual world and a product that already has significant revenue + traction and poised for hockey stick growth?

We are a highly productive team of 14 and the creators behind Highrise (Highrise Virtual World). We're backed by YC and the best consumer venture capitalists in the world to turn Highrise into the next billion user social network.

Help us bring Highrise to eager Android fans who have been patiently waiting years for its release, and be in the front row when we turn on the growth engine and scale.

What will you be doing?

-Design and build the android version of Highrise by building native Android features in Java/Kotlin on top of our cross platform game engine.

-Work with the development and design teams to identify new features.

-Eventually own entire features across our iOS, Android and C++ codebases.

What do you know?

-You have experience shipping polished production Android apps.

-You have a deep understanding of mobile software patterns and requirements.

Who are you?

-Lifelong Learner: You’re eager to learn new things - new languages, new technologies and new hobbies.

-Sharp and Independent: You can quickly identify solutions and execute without clear direction.

-Humble: You leave your ego at the door, allowing you to effectively give and receive feedback.

-Open-minded: You seek to explore all solutions because you want to find the correct solution to the problem at hand.

-A problem solver: When you see a problem, you try to fix it. You don’t leave it for someone else to fix later.

-Passionate: You love the work you do, sometimes working on personal engineering projects or reading relevant material on the side.

Bonus/Nice to Have

-We’d love to see any personal projects you worked on.

-A passion for gaming and technology.

Who are we?

We're building the next billion user social network in the form of a Virtual World - Highrise. Highrise has been featured numerous times by the iOS app store with over 3 million users and poised to enter growth mode. We're backed by Y Combinator, the founders of Candy Crush, and a host of the best venture capitalists in Silicon Valley. We have an ambitious goal, strong traction, and an amazing team. Join us on our journey.


Extensive knowledge and experience with the Android platform

Bonus points for experience with JNI

Experience with iOS a plus

Experience with cocos2d or other game engines a plus


$120k base salary

Meaningful equity

Unlimited paid vacations

Medical insurance

Office in downtown Durham

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