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Working at Roblox: Meet Jan Berktold

Jan is a Tech Lead and Principal Software Engineer on the Platform team at Roblox. Prior to joining, Jan built experiences on the Roblox platform as a third-party developer. Describe your team’s role here at Roblox. The Storage Platform provides persistent storage to all engineering teams at Roblox and ultimately powers the Roblox platform. We…

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Working at Roblox: Meet Nathan Dean

Nathan is a Principal Software Engineer working on the Social team at Roblox. Before joining the team, Nathan was a long-time user of the platform, giving him an insightful perspective that infuses his day-to-day work with passion and energy. Describe your team’s role here at Roblox. The Social team focuses on making it easy to…

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Working at Roblox: Meet Denise Szeto

Continuing our spotlight series on the talented employees at Roblox, we now turn our attention to Denise Szeto, a Senior Software Engineer whose priority is to ensure our platform is a safe and secure place for sharing experiences with friends. Here, Denise tells us a bit about what her day-to-day looks like as a member…

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Categorical Your self with Display conceal Names

Now there’s a whole new way to express your identity on Roblox—with Display Names! These work a little differently from your username: Usernames are unique to your account and are prefixed with an “@,” so that you can always uniquely identify someone. If your username is @CoolCat43122, you’re the only @CoolCat43122 around. Usernames are used…

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Working at Roblox: Meet Shweta Sharma

Shweta Sharma is a Senior Software Engineer who’s working hard to build a robust and vibrant economy on Roblox. Here, she discusses what she loves most about her role and the impact she’s making for our global community. Describe your role here at Roblox. I work on the Economy team, dealing specifically with Payments and…

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Produce It, Play It Returns With a Most though-provoking Fresh Field

We’re excited to announce the newest installment of our semi-annual “Build It, Play It” educational series, designed to inspire our global community to learn how to build and publish their own Roblox experiences. Titled the “Mansion of Wonder,” our latest interactive coding and design challenge will show new and skilled developers alike how to add…

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The Gucci Backyard Abilities Lands on Roblox

The immersive experience celebrates self-expression and references signature campaigns of the House. Gucci, marking its 100th anniversary under the creative direction of Alessandro Michele, saw its digital-first approach evolve over the years, following the brand’s quest to combine the past with the present to tell stories of the future. Following its first footsteps on Roblox…

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eighth Annual Bloxy Awards: Total Winners List

On March 27, close to a million people from around the world came together to celebrate the most incredible Roblox experiences and creators at our virtual award ceremony: the 8th Annual Bloxy Awards. Long before the show premiered, a galaxy’s worth of players, creators, and developers converged on the Bloxys hub’s high-tech spaceport. Visitors roamed…

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Why We’re Bringing Spring Damage to Roblox Workers

“What’s your Spring Recharge plan?” That’s the question that kicks off most of my meetings this week at Roblox, with team members excitedly discussing their plans for our version of Spring Break, which starts for all Roblox employees this week on Thursday, April 1. At Roblox, we’ve seen a wide range in how people have…

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Hack Week Returns for Any other Innovative Yr

One of our greatest privileges and joys at Roblox is participating in our beloved Hack Week tradition—a dynamic exploration of new ideas that expand the breadth of possibilities for our platform. Every year, for one full week, Roblox employees get an opportunity to take a break from their day-to-day work and pursue out-of-the-box ideas they’re…

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