At its core, Roblox is a values-driven firm. Our values decide how we work collectively, discover and develop the precise expertise, and outline our personal imaginative and prescient of success. A type of values is to Respect the Neighborhood: we think about our influence on the world, try to respect everybody’s finest pursuits, and talk authentically. Our neighborhood contains Roblox creators, builders, customers, and workers.
Zooming In: Roblox’s Developer and Creator Neighborhood
Builders and creators are integral elements of the Roblox neighborhood. 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 by our communications touchpoints: retaining an open dialogue with our creators and builders by focus teams and our DevForum. However we additionally imagine in understanding the product through the use of it ourselves. Our inside Recreation Jams provide one instance of how we get in contact with our developer neighborhood’s workflow by direct, hands-on expertise.
Supporting Builders and Creators with Recreation Jams
“Recreation Jams” are a long-standing business custom that’s been part of Roblox’s tradition because the starting. One among our most well-known Recreation Jams is held yearly, often along with the Roblox Builders Convention, and challenges groups of builders to indicate off their abilities and win awards by creating wonderful Roblox experiences in a brief window of time.
Internally, we use Recreation Jams as a chance to work inside the product underneath strain. 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 will make enhancements and try for an much more seamless expertise.
Many teams inside Roblox maintain Recreation Jams all year long. A latest Jam held by our Creator Group helped us establish a whole lot of small points, lots of which have now been addressed to considerably enhance the expertise of each creators and devs.
Final December, we held a Recreation 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 Recreation Jams, we be sure that everyone at Roblox is ready to empathize with our builders and creators and to grasp their every day workflow.
As a result of the extra we perceive our neighborhood, the extra we will 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 Recreation Jam
“[Game Jams] enable our Engineering and Product results in actually perceive what our product is like as we speak, in order that they’ll information our Teams to enhance instruments and expertise and be sure that sooner or later our builders have a good higher expertise on the platform.”
– Brad Johanson, Chief of Workers to the CTO
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