Want to make great games with fun people?

Telltale Games is redefining the way the games industry works, and we're looking for some new team members to help us forge the way. If you're looking for a fast-paced, creative environment where the work you do will bring joy to millions of people, we'd like to talk to you.

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Life at Telltale

Located in beautiful Marin County, California, Telltale is ideally situated for work and play. Just a short drive from San Francisco, wine country and the spectacular Northern California coast, you’re sure to find living and working near Telltale a pleasure.

But life is more than spectacular scenery. While we can’t manage your personal health and happiness, we can help you enjoy a career that is a rewarding and fulfilling experience.

We believe that the best work is produced when you’re in love with your job. That’s why we actively seek franchises that our staff members are emotionally invested in. We work on content that we love and by doing that, we create games for fans, by fans. We want you to look forward to heading into the office every day.

At Telltale, you’ll be challenged by exciting situations that will require individual and team-based solutions. Your peers will be just like you -- talented innovators and above all, gamers -- charged with a passion for making the best story-driven games possible.

Company Culture

Telltale fosters a creative, fun, and entrepreneurial environment. As an employee, you will have a loud voice. Lots of companies talk about open work environments and teamwork, but we LIVE IT.

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We are not fans of micromanagement. Have lunch with the company founders, set up meetings to lay out your vision, work across departments and disciplines to make the best possible things happen for the company, your colleagues and your career. Everyone is accessible and all questions are welcome and encouraged.

If you enjoy working in a collaborative, supportive and innovative environment, then you will love working at Telltale!

Benefits and Perks

We strongly believe in taking care of our hard-working and dedicated employees and their families by offering excellent benefits including:

  • 100% dental and vision coverage for you and your family
  • Comprehensive medical plans to pick from; Telltale pays for a large percentage of the premium
  • 100% life and disability insurance paid for by Telltale
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Unlimited time off vacation policy
  • Office closed over winter holidays
  • Discounted pet insurance
  • Discounted on-site massage
  • Friday bagel breakfast
  • ...and much more!

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Our Team

We like to make games, and we're good at it...

Telltale's Team is made up of seasoned veterans of the game industry, with leadership credit on many titles.

Kevin Bruner

Founder, Director, President, Chief Technical Officer

Kevin co-founded Telltale, Inc in 2004 to blend technology, creativity and production processes to create a new entertainment experience and define a new business model. Since its inception, Telltale has pioneered episodic gaming, becoming the first company to release games as monthly episodes, as well as expanding its core technology to support games running on PC, Nintendo Wii and Microsoft 360 (with additional new platforms to follow soon!).

Since 1990, Kevin has been creating entertainment technology for video games, television game shows, museum installations and more. Prior to founding Telltale, Kevin applied his talents at LucasArts, working on cutting edge projects such as the classic Grim Fandango noir adventure and epic Star Wars titles, as well crafting core company technology strategies.

Kevin’s past speaking engagements have included numerous Game Developers Conference’s, Haas Business School at UC Berkeley, Game Focus Germany, The Nordic Game Conference and Penny Arcade Expo, amongst others.

Dan Connors

Founder, Director, Chief Executive Officer

Dan Connors co-founded Telltale, Inc. in 2004. As Chief Executive Officer, Dan has overseen Telltale's growth, establishing the company as a leader in digital publishing and episodic production. During this time, Telltale has launched more than twenty products, working with high-quality licenses such as CSI, Sam & Max, Aardman Animations' Wallace & Gromit and Strong Bad from HomestarRunner.com. Telltale's episodic Sam & Max and Strong Bad games are recognized as the first regularly-scheduled episodic series in gaming history.

Dan has worked in the video game industry since 1993, in roles including producer, director, and executive. His credits include Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, X-Wing: Alliance, and Sam & Max Hit the Road. In 2008, he was recognized by Develop magazine as one of the top 25 people reshaping the games business.

Chris Hollenbeck

Director

Chris Hollenbeck is a founding member of the Granite Ventures team. He joined Granite after serving as Vice President of Hambrecht & Quist's Venture Capital department, and focuses his investments in software. In addition to software applications, Chris is also interested in companies that capitalize on the current digital content explosion - from voice and video to consumer entertainment - and next-generation software infrastructure technologies.

Chris currently sits on the Boards of Bunchball, Convio, DecisionView, Movaris and Oversight Systems. He sponsored Granite's investments in Digimarc (NASDAQ: DMRC) and Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN), and was a member of the Boards of AvantGo prior to its acquisition by Sybase (NYSE: SY) and of Liquent prior to its acquisition by Information Holdings (NYSE: IHI).

Earlier in his career, Chris held several positions within Hambrecht & Quist's Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance departments.

Phil Sanderson

Director

Phil joined IDG Ventures SF as a Managing Director in 2006 and was previously a General Partner at WaldenVC for 10 years. At WaldenVC, Phil focused on early stage investments in new media and IT. Phil invested and served on the Boards of Bamboo.com (NASDQ: IPIX), NIKU (NASDQ: NIKU) and Vitalstream (NASDQ: VSTH). In addition, he invested in Sina.com (NASDQ: SINA), AdKnowledge (acquired by CMGI), Namezero (acquired by Verisign), Market Insight, and Iconoculture. Phil currently sits on the Boards of Telltale Games, Simply Hired and I2We.

Prior to WaldenVC, he worked as an investment banker in Robertson Stephens' New Media and Information Technology Groups. At Robertson Stephens, Phil managed initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions assignments for CBT Systems, Computer Learning Centers, Electronic Arts, Fritz Integrated Logistics, Spectrum HoloByte, Sierra On-line, and Vantive, among others. Prior to Robertson Stephens, he worked in Goldman Sachs' corporate finance group. Phil has also founded and operated three companies in the retail, non-profit, and manufacturing industries.

He is also Co-Chairman/Founder of the VCNetwork (www.vcnetwork.org) and the YVCA; two non-profit organizations consisting of over 1,000 venture capitalists in Silicon Valley. Each year Phil manages social networking events which include the participation of 50% of the Valley’s General Partners. In addition, Phil serves on the Board of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists (WAVC, wavc.net)

Phil received his Master of Business Administration with Honors from the Harvard Graduate School of Business and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Honors from Hamilton College.

Cliff Plumer

Director

Cliff Plumer is a veteran entertainment technology executive. In addition to Telltale Games, Cliff currently serves as a Board of Director and technical advisor to Float Hybrid, a San Francisco based UX Design agency specializing on human computer interaction for sensor and gesture driven interactive displays and second screen connected mobile devices. Cliff also sits on the Board of Directors of mPact, a start up venture building technology for social enterprise. He is currently providing consulting services to Technicolor on a new content security and distribution solution.

Cliff has worked on over 100 Hollywood feature films. As Executive Producer for the upcoming movie, Ender's Game, to the Academy Award winning work on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Man's Chest, Cliff has been a leader in the early adoption of digital technology in filmmaking. As CEO of Digital Domain he led the company during their most successful and profitable years, which included commercializing their proprietary image processing solution Nuke and spinning out the UK company The Foundry, expanding the studios capacity with a new digital studio in Vancouver and acquiring the 3D stereo conversion company and patent portfolio of In-Three, a pioneer in 3D imagery. As CTO of Lucasfilm, Cliff led R&D that won 6 Scientific Achievement awards from the Motion Picture Academy and developed over two dozen computer graphic patents. Cliff was the technology leader in the construction of the Letterman Digital Arts Center in San Francisco, home to Industrial Light & Magic and Lucas Arts, and the Lucasfilm Animation Studio in Singapore.

As an entrepreneur Cliff was a founder and partner in two software companies that he successfully built and sold, Parallax Software to Avid Technology and Axis Software to Chyron Corporation.

Kathy McElwee

Chief Financial Officer

Kathy McElwee joined Telltale in March 2011 with over 20 years of public and private company CFO experience.

Kathy has worked in a variety of industries including financial services, benefits administration, software as a service, educational services, and toys. She worked in the videogame industry at 3DO in the early 00’s.

Steve Allison

Senior Vice President of Publishing

Steve Allison joins Telltale with over 14 years of experience in interactive entertainment including roles in senior management, marketing, publishing and business development.

Prior to joining Telltale Steve served as the Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President for TNA Entertainment, overseeing consumer products, licensing, digital content and brand building on behalf of the sports entertainment organization where he worked from April 2008 until March 2010 during a period of record growth.

Before joining TNA Entertainment Steve served as Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Midway Games from December 2003 until April 2008. Prior to joining Midway Steve held various publishing, marketing and management positions at Atari between 1994 and 2003. At Midway Games, Atari, and Accolade, he successfully built great teams and global sales success for multi-million unit selling game franchises including the Unreal & Unreal Tournament series, Lord of the Rings Online, Test Drive series, Driver series, Enter The Matrix, Mortal Kombat, Blitz: The League, and Neverwinter Nights.

Investor Information

Telltale is an independent entertainment company completely funded by private investment. For more information, email investor-relations@telltalegames.com or contact CEO Dan Connors at (415) 258-1638.

Granite Ventures has been helping early-stage technology companies build solid foundations for success since 1992. Granite has managed over $1 billion in venture capital and has invested in more than 100 private companies. They partner with promising and successful entrepreneurs to create businesses that have a competitive edge, and help those businesses achieve category leadership. More information can be found at www.granitevc.com.
 
IDG Ventures SF is an independent partnership making investments in early stage, new media technology companies. Our team of experienced investment professionals helps entrepreneurs grow innovative companies using their operational and technical expertise and the unmatched platform of International Data Group, the World's largest IT media company.

IDG Ventures SF is part of the IDG global family of venture funds which have approximately $1 billion under management, and have invested in roughly 200 portfolio companies spanning North America, Europe and Asia over the last decade.

By leveraging the IDG Platform — an unparalleled combination of global IT market research, media and financing resources — we help our companies understand their markets better and penetrate them faster than their competition. This combination of international perspective, local market expertise and resources accelerates growth and reduces early-stage risk for our portfolio companies.

Contact Us

Mailing Address

Telltale Games
P.O. Box 9737
San Rafael, CA 94912-9737

Phone: 415.258.1638
Fax: 415.258.1795

These phone numbers are for business inquiries only. We cannot take orders or provide technical support over the phone. If you need help with an order or with one of our games, please contact support@telltalegames.com.

Email Us

support@telltalegames.com
For technical support or compatibility issues with any of our games or assistance with product activation or purchases.

pr@telltalegames.com
For press inquiries and review code requests.

feedback@telltalegames.com
For sending feedback on current games.

info@telltalegames.com
For any other inquiries not covered by the addresses above.