At its core, Roblox is a values-driven firm. Our values decide how we work collectively, discover and develop the appropriate expertise, and outline our personal imaginative and prescient of success. A type of values is to Respect the Neighborhood: we think about our affect on the world, attempt to respect everybody’s finest pursuits, and talk authentically. Our group consists of Roblox creators, builders, customers, and staff.
Zooming In: Roblox’s Developer and Creator Neighborhood
Builders and creators are integral components of the Roblox group. We wouldn’t have a product with out them, so understanding their wants, minimizing their overhead, and making their expertise each seamless and productive are all key priorities.
A method we do that is via our communications touchpoints: retaining an open dialogue with our creators and builders via focus teams and our DevForum. However we additionally imagine in understanding the product through the use of it ourselves. Our inside Sport Jams provide one instance of how we get in contact with our developer group’s workflow via direct, hands-on expertise.
Supporting Builders and Creators with Sport Jams
“Sport Jams” are a long-standing trade custom that’s been part of Roblox’s tradition because the starting. One in all our most well-known Sport Jams is held yearly, normally together with the Roblox Builders Convention, and challenges groups of builders to indicate off their expertise and win awards by creating wonderful Roblox experiences in a brief window of time.
Internally, we use Sport Jams as a chance to work inside the product underneath stress. This helps us recognize the strengths of Roblox Studio and different instruments we offer, but it surely additionally serves to focus on areas the place we are able to make enhancements and attempt for an much more seamless expertise.
Many teams inside Roblox maintain Sport Jams all year long. A latest Jam held by our Creator Group helped us determine tons of of small points, a lot of which have now been addressed to considerably enhance the expertise of each creators and devs.
Final December, we held a Sport Jam the place our CTO and the VPs of our main Product and Engineering teams squared off with creations of their very own. By together with even our most senior leaders within the Sport Jams, we make sure that everyone at Roblox is ready to empathize with our builders and creators and to know their day by day workflow.
As a result of the extra we perceive our group, the extra we are able to assist them—and the extra we assist their imaginative and prescient, innovation, and impressive objectives, the additional we’ll go collectively.
Take a Peek Behind-the-Scenes of Our Engineering and Product VP Sport Jam
“[Game Jams] permit our Engineering and Product results in actually perceive what our product is like in the present day, in order that they’ll information our Teams to enhance instruments and know-how and make sure that sooner or later our builders have a good higher expertise on the platform.”
– Brad Johanson, Chief of Workers to the CTO
Need to work at a values-driven firm that places group first? Discover our open alternatives right here: careers.roblox.com.