Like our wikis and communities, Wikia is passionate, high-energy and collaborative. You’ll have the opportunity to shape company, technology and product directions.
We offer the opportunity to have an impact on an exciting product used by tens of millions of people while working with a fun, multicultural team.
You will be responsible for all of Wikia’s advertising and revenue technology. Wikia has built innovative technologies to maximize our ad revenue and minimize end-user impact. You’ll lead the work on the next generation of these technologies.
The most important requirement is a passion for great engineering in service of Wikia’s users and business. The role requires the ability to work and problem-solve with a wide set of stakeholders – Product, Support, Sales and Engineering.
Your ability and passion will have a lot to do with shaping the position.
Desired Skills & Experience
We don’t expect you to have all of the following, but the more the better:
Benefits & Perks
Wikia offers a competitive salary package including stock options, health benefits (medical, dental and vision), PTO, and a 401K. Our San Francisco office is located within walking distance to South Park, AT&T Stadium, and the CalTrain station, and is only blocks away from Market Street and BART. Our dog-friendly digs also come with a stocked pantry and gaming room, where some employees practice yoga at lunch.
Wikia is a collaborative publishing platform that enables communities to discover, create, and share content on any topic in any language. Community-created wikis cover everything from the latest games, anime, music and TV shows to eco-friendly living and the world's best chocolate chip recipes.
With 275,000 enthusiast communities attracting more than 70 million global unique visitors each month, Wikia is the largest user-generated media company and is a Top 50 site, according to Quantcast. Wikia was founded in 2004 by Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley, and is headquartered in a brightly colored SOMA office in San Francisco, CA. Principals only.
Agency and recruiter resumes will be considered unsolicited resumes that are not subject to placement fees.