The Social Network for Apps!
Opportunity to be part of a revolution as ‘Applications Developer’
) is a mobile social network that is
offered to third party developers through an easy
integrate SDK. Using this
SDK, applications auto
magically get social features such as chat, walls*,
files, gifting* and location
based leaderboards. These features help host
applications improve retention and engagement. Users get a fun social network
that is geared to discovery
of people, applications and activities.
Through one application alone,
Appucino has over 20,000 users and 5,000
ins’. Our goal is to grow this network to over 1000 applications and
20,000,000 users in the next year.
To grow this network, we need a vital element, and that’s you!
(ps. if you are wondering what appuc
ino means, we will leave it you to figure it
The Company You Will Keep
Appucino is a business of Games2win (G2W), one of the fastest growing
online gaming companies in the world and features in the top 20 online gaming
properties (USA and World) (
comScore reports). Top tier investors such as
Clearstone Venture Partners, & Silicon Valley Bank have funded G2W.
G2W owns and operates
(online games for tween
and teen girls), Chimpoo.com (
) (social games for kids),
) (online games for tween
and teen boys), Invizia
a unique in
rk, and multiple properties in social networks such as Facebook,
Hi5 and iBibo. The web properties and the in
game network reach over 20
million unique users a month. G2W also publishes games on the iOS and
Android App Stores and have over 3 million player
s on that network across 40
The company’s studio’s are based in Mumbai
India and also has operations in
The founders of G2W Inc are Alok Kejriwal
serial entrepreneur See
and Mahesh Khambadkone
an online gaming specialist See
What's the opportunity
Client SDK Team Lead, Kamal J; with dotted
line reporting to
At least 4 years experience developing mobile applications, and at
least 1 year in iOS development. Past experience building A
PIs is a huge plus.
At a component level, Appucino comprises a client component
which developers integrate into their applications/games, and a complementary
backend application that work in tandem with the client.
The client SDK handles aut
hentication, Google Maps integration, Inbox
based communication protocols, player management and,
of course, the interface between the Application and the Appucino APIs.
What the job is all
Role & Responsibility:
The candidate w
ill be r
esponsible for designing, implementing and managing
(code) of the Appucino iOS
This will involve:
understanding the existing API and architecture
understanding new business requirements
coordinating with backend, art and other client
developing and trouble
shooting the API
designing interfaces and implementing robust code that works well
updating existing documentation
Proficiency in iOS Frameworks/APIs is a must, programming directly to
the SDK. Must have
a thorough understanding of iOS fundamentals,
such as Application lifecycle, management of services, memory
mangement and the like.
Prior experience working in multi
functional teams and building APIs
for other developers is a HUGE plus.
game engines like Cocos2D, Kobold2D, etc. will be
an added advantage.
Experience building custom views on Google Maps, using Google
Places and other location APIs, XMPP libraries, and building other
custom views to build rich interfaces.
Desired Soft ski
Team player, good debugger, lateral thinking on problem
B.E. / B.Tech or Science graduate. Certifications preferred.
As a practice, we have typically matched candidates existing
packages + ADDED on
lucrative performance incentives and of course
* in the exit of mobile2win China to Disney
the group has now a proven
track record of demonstrating how valuable its company esops can be.
The idea is to make the candidate actually take an own
ership role and then
provide additional compensation on performance.
Growth and prospect
This is a huge opportunity for someone who wants to
be associated with ONLINE GAMING as an industry and be responsible for
scaling up a start up mobile social netw
ork venture to a large business. The
scope to experiment, innovate and pioneer mobile social network ideas and
concepts will be enormous. The mobile market, and specifically the gaming
market, is poised for immense growth and the candidate can look forwar
d to a
very long term vertical growth curve in this industry.
The candidate can vertically grow into a Tech Lead management position as
he/she scales up.