Pocket Gems

San Francisco, CA

About Pocket Gems

Pocket Gems develops free-to-play mobile games that are ridiculously fun. We were founded in 2009 by Daniel Terry and Harlan Crystal, engineers and gaming industry outsiders, who wanted to bring the excitement of social gaming to the mobile platform. There five titles to-date have been smash hits, each landing at the top of the App Store charts and entertaining millions of customers across the globe.

Apple Rewind 2011 named Pocket Gems' Tap Zoo as the #1 top grossing app of 2011, and as well as their app Tap Pet Hotel as #4.

Pocket Gems is backed by Sequoia Capital.


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Pocket Gems has figured out the “secret sauce” to making great mobile games that are highly engaging and fun to play. Our seven initial titles (Tap Zoo, Tap Zoo Arctic, Tap Pet Hotel, Tap Petshop, Tap Store, Tap Farm, and Tap Jungle) have all been smash hits, each landing at the top of the App Store charts. We now have several new games available! Our team of engineers, PMs and artists is comprised of some of the smartest and most talented people in gaming. Pocket Gems is backed by Sequoia Capital and growing quickly!

We have a lot of fun working together to build a great company and creating a culture that offers members the freedom to take ownership of their respective projects. We’re looking for people who love the idea of creating highly engaging mobile games and are eager to work in a fast-paced environment. Come join us!

We are currently hiring the following roles:

Backend Server Engineer

Data Analytics Engineer

Mobile Engineer

Tools Engineer

If you're looking to grow with a leader in mobile gaming, please visit www.pocketgems.com for full job descriptions or contact me directly:


  • Software Development
  • San Francisco
  • San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose CA area