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Carry1st is hiring a Remote Senior User Acquisition Manager

Carry1st is Africa’s leading publisher of mobile games and digital content. Operating at the intersection of games, publishing, and fintech, we scale awesome content in frontier markets by solving hard problems.  Across our publishing and Pay1st business lines, we are partnered with top global game companies like Riot Games, Activision, and Stillfront.  We are backed by top investors like: a16z, Bitkraft, Google, Konvoy, Riot Games, Sony and Nas.

As a Senior User Acquisition Manager, you will be responsible for developing and executing comprehensive user acquisition strategies to drive installs, engagement, and revenue growth for our mobile games. You will optimize campaigns, collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure cohesive and efficient UA efforts, and stay ahead of industry trends to maximize user growth and ROI.

You will…

  • Develop and execute UA strategies to drive installs, engagement, and revenue growth for our mobile games
  • Manage and optimize campaigns across multiple digital marketing channels
  • Conduct A/B testing and performance analysis to identify optimization opportunities
  • Monitor, analyze, and report on key performance metrics, providing actionable insights to inform short and long-term growth strategies
  • Optimize ad monetization strategies, including setting up and managing waterfalls
  • Cultivate and maintain strategic partnerships with key acquisition partners

What makes you a great candidate?

  • +3 years experience in user acquisition and mobile marketing, preferably within the mobile gaming industry
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in data analytics tools such as Tableau, Looker or Google Analytics
  • Expertise in using mobile attribution platforms (e.g., Singular, AppsFlyer) and variety of ad networks (e.g., Meta, Google, Unity, DSPs, Affiliates, Direct, OEMs, Preloads )
  • Exceptional project management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for gaming, marketing and staying updated with industry trends

What will it be like to work at Carry1st?

Carry1st is a fast-paced and dynamic place to work. Our team is diverse and global as we operate fully-remotely across 25+ countries. At Carry1st, you will have the opportunity to…

  • Build awesome, industry-changing products, every day
  • Grow with a VC-backed startup at the intersection of gaming and fintech
  • Work from anywhere in the world with international teammates
  • Own shares in the Company - enabling you to benefit from the value you create 

Some additional perks…

  • Co-working excursions: Travel to meet your colleagues in cities around the world
  • Awesome equipment: Get everything you need to work effectively 
  • Remote working allowance: Put an additional $600 / year to optimise your WFH experience
  • Learning and development: Attend courses, conferences and training events
  • Social events: Participate in regular company events to relax and connect with teammates
  • Birthday leave: Enjoy a paid day off on your special day  

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!

Learn more about Carry1st…

  • Andreessen Horowitz shared why they invested in Carry1st
  • VentureBeat announced that Carry1st has raised $27 million to develop and publish mobile games in Africa
  • Remerge hosted Cordel on a podcast to discuss Carry1st and the African gaming market

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Lead Unity Engineer

Carry1stLagos,Nigeria, Remote

Carry1st is hiring a Remote Lead Unity Engineer

Carry1st is Africa’s leading publisher of mobile games and digital content. Operating at the intersection of games, publishing, and fintech, we scale awesome content in frontier markets by solving hard problems.  Across our publishing and Pay1st business lines, we are partnered with top global game companies like Riot Games, Activision, and Stillfront.  We are backed by top investors like: a16z, Bitkraft, Google, Konvoy, Riot Games, Sony and Nas.

As a Lead Unity Engineer you will be responsible for leading a team to develop game features, work in close collaboration with studio designers and artists to make our shared vision of the game a reality.

You will...

  • Analyze and understand game development needs and feasibility to best serve the production team
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the development team
  • Guide the team in architectural decisions and system design to ensure scalability and maintainability
  • Develop game features in Unity according to Game Design Documents
  • Develop internal Unity tools for Game Designers (i.e. level design, game variable changes)
  • Collaborate with other engineers, artists, producers, product managers and designers

What makes you a great candidate?

  • 4+ years of experience in Game Development using Unity, including 1+ year in a leadership role
  • Proven track record of shipped mobile games and deep knowledge of the mobile gaming industry
  • Proficient with VCS tools (e.g., Git), CI/CD tools (e.g., Jenkins), and cloud infrastructure (e.g., Firebase)
  • Strong skills in self-motivation, problem-solving, and working effectively in a distributed team environment
  • Experience in release management and working with Google Play Console and App Store Connect (desired)

What will it be like to work at Carry1st?

Carry1st is a fast-growing, dynamic place to work. And while we are laser focused on building the flagship mobile internet company in Africa, our team is fully remote and 100% global - with people in 25+ countries! At Carry1st, you will…

  • Build awesome, industry-changing products, every day
  • Grow with a VC-backed startup at the intersection of gaming, fintech, and web3
  • Work from anywhere in the world with international teammates
  • Own shares in the Company - enabling you to benefit from the value you create 

Some additional perks…

  • Co-working excursions: Travel to meet your colleagues in cities around the world
  • Awesome equipment: Get everything you need to work effectively 
  • Remote working allowance: Put an additional $600 / year to optimise your WFH experience
  • Learning and development: Attend courses, conferences and training events
  • Social events: Participate in regular company events to relax and connect with teammates
  • Birthday leave: Enjoy a paid day off on your special day  

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!

Learn more about Carry1st…

  • Andreessen Horowitz shared why they invested in Carry1st
  • VentureBeat announced that Carry1st has raised $27 million to develop and publish mobile games in Africa
  • Remerge hosted Cordel on a podcast to discuss Carry1st and the African gaming market

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26d

Front End Mobile Engineer

Carry1stCape Town,Western Cape,South Africa, Remote
DesignmobileiosUXandroid

Carry1st is hiring a Remote Front End Mobile Engineer

Carry1st is Africa’s leading publisher of mobile games and digital content. Operating at the intersection of games, fintech, and web3, we scale awesome content in frontier markets by solving hard problems. We develop, licence, and publish games and monetize them effectively with our proprietary platform. We are backed by blue-chip investors like: Andreessen Horowitz, Google, Riot Games, Bitkraft, and Nas.

As a Front End Mobile Engineer, you'll design and implement features for the Carry1st Shop App on Android and iOS. You'll also manage technical debt and uphold our mobile development standards, collaborating closely with UX Designers and Product Management to bring our vision to life.

You will...

  • Build the next generation of consumer products on the Android and iOS platform
  • Develop new user-facing features for both Carry1st Shop’s Android and iOS apps
  • Review and advice on the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Architect efficient and reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability, resolving any performance issues

What makes you a great candidate?

  • +3 years experience building and releasing Android applications with Kotlin and iOS applications with Swift (bonus if you’ve built mobile games and/or e-commerce apps)
  • Experience with API integration via SDKs and REST
  • Experience with CI/CD and unit testing
  • You show a high degree of ownership and can own/drive projects to completion
  • You show curiosity in the latest Android and iOS technologies and frameworks
  • Experience in producing proof of concepts for new Android and/or iOS APIs, and managing the release of Android and/or iOS applications

What will it be like to work at Carry1st?

Carry1st is a fast-growing, dynamic place to work. And while we are laser focused on building the flagship mobile internet company in Africa, our team is fully remote and 100% global - with people in 25+ countries! At Carry1st, you will…

  • Build awesome, industry-changing products, every day
  • Grow with a VC-backed startup at the intersection of gaming, fintech, and web3
  • Work from anywhere in the world with international teammates
  • Own shares in the Company - enabling you to benefit from the value you create 

Some additional perks…

  • Co-working excursions: Travel to meet your colleagues in cities around the world
  • Awesome equipment: Get everything you need to work effectively 
  • Remote working allowance: Put an additional $600 / year to optimise your WFH experience
  • Learning and development: Attend courses, conferences and training events
  • Social events: Participate in regular company events to relax and connect with teammates
  • Birthday leave: Enjoy a paid day off on your special day  

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!

Learn more about Carry1st…

  • Andreessen Horowitz shared why they invested in Carry1st
  • VentureBeat announced that Carry1st has raised $27 million to develop and publish mobile games in Africa
  • Remerge hosted Cordel on a podcast to discuss Carry1st and the African gaming market

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+30d

Unity Engineer

Carry1stCape Town,Western Cape,South Africa, Remote

Carry1st is hiring a Remote Unity Engineer

Carry1st is Africa’s leading publisher of mobile games and digital content. Operating at the intersection of games, publishing, and fintech, we scale awesome content in frontier markets by solving hard problems.  Across our publishing and Pay1st business lines, we are partnered with top global game companies like Riot Games, Activision, and Stillfront.  We are backed by top investors like: a16z, Bitkraft, Google, Konvoy, Riot Games, Sony and Nas.

As a Unity Engineer, you will be responsible for developing game features, work in close collaboration with studio designers and artists to make our shared vision of the game a reality.

You will...

  • Develop game features in Unity according to Game Design Documents
  • Develop tools for game designer and customer service to manage and support with our games
  • Collaborate with artists and designs to integrate assets and optimize performance
  • Debug and troubleshoot issues to ensure a smooth player experience
  • Assist in maintaining games build pipeline for accurate signing and distribution of games

What makes you a great candidate?

  • +2 years of experience of Game Development using Unity
  • Experience with VCS tools (i.e. Git)
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (i.e. Jenkins)
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (i.e. Firebase)
  • Passion for games and knowledge of the mobile gaming industry
  • Self-motivation, problem solving, and ability to work in a distributed team environment
  • Desired: Experience in release management and working with Google Play Console and App Store Connect
  • Desired: Proven track record of shipped mobile games

What will it be like to work at Carry1st?

Carry1st is a fast-paced and dynamic place to work. Our team is diverse and global as we operate fully-remotely across 25+ countries. At Carry1st, you will have the opportunity to…

  • Build awesome, industry-changing products, every day
  • Grow with a VC-backed startup at the intersection of gaming and fintech
  • Work from anywhere in the world with international teammates
  • Own shares in the Company - enabling you to benefit from the value you create 

Some additional perks…

  • Co-working excursions: Travel to meet your colleagues in cities around the world
  • Awesome equipment: Get everything you need to work effectively 
  • Remote working allowance: Put an additional $600 / year to optimise your WFH experience
  • Learning and development: Attend courses, conferences and training events
  • Social events: Participate in regular company events to relax and connect with teammates
  • Birthday leave: Enjoy a paid day off on your special day  

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!

Learn more about Carry1st…

  • Andreessen Horowitz shared why they invested in Carry1st
  • VentureBeat announced that Carry1st has raised $27 million to develop and publish mobile games in Africa
  • Remerge hosted Cordel on a podcast to discuss Carry1st and the African gaming market

See more jobs at Carry1st

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Carry1st is hiring a Remote User Acquisition Manager

Carry1st is Africa’s leading publisher of mobile games and digital content. Operating at the intersection of games, publishing, and fintech, we scale awesome content in frontier markets by solving hard problems.  Across our publishing and Pay1st business lines, we are partnered with top global game companies like Riot Games, Activision, and Stillfront.  We are backed by top investors like: a16z, Bitkraft, Google, Konvoy, Riot Games, Sony and Nas.

As a User Acquisition Manager, you will be responsible for driving the growth of our player base through strategic acquisition campaigns across various digital channels. Your primary focus will be on efficiently acquiring high-quality users for our mobile games while maximising return on investment (ROI).

You will...

  • Plan and manage UA Strategy for mobile apps/web across various ad networks In collaboration with the senior UA manager
  • Analyse data and performance to continuously provide insights to improve ROAS of our products
  • Collaborate closely with various cross-functional teams including Growth Leads, Product Development, and Analytics to drive user growth and share feedback
  • Maintain a close relationship with ad networks in order to continuously optimise campaigns 

What makes you a great candidate?

  • 3-5 years Experience with running campaigns on various Ad networks (Social, DSP), mobile gaming experience is a plus 
  • 3-5 years Experience with analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Tableau, Singular and/or Appflyers
  • Data-driven marketer with a strong understanding of mobile user acquisition strategies and a passion for mobile gaming
  • Experience with influencer marketing and ASO is a plus
  • Experience in User Acquisition in African markets is a plus

What will it be like to work at Carry1st?

Carry1st is a fast-paced and dynamic place to work. Our team is diverse and global as we operate fully-remotely across 25+ countries. At Carry1st, you will have the opportunity to…

  • Build awesome, industry-changing products, every day
  • Grow with a VC-backed startup at the intersection of gaming and fintech
  • Work from anywhere in the world with international teammates
  • Own shares in the Company - enabling you to benefit from the value you create 

Some additional perks…

  • Co-working excursions: Travel to meet your colleagues in cities around the world
  • Awesome equipment: Get everything you need to work effectively 
  • Remote working allowance: Put an additional $600 / year to optimise your WFH experience
  • Learning and development: Attend courses, conferences and training events
  • Social events: Participate in regular company events to relax and connect with teammates
  • Birthday leave: Enjoy a paid day off on your special day  

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!

Learn more about Carry1st…

  • Andreessen Horowitz shared why they invested in Carry1st
  • VentureBeat announced that Carry1st has raised $27 million to develop and publish mobile games in Africa
  • Remerge hosted Cordel on a podcast to discuss Carry1st and the African gaming market

See more jobs at Carry1st

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