Twitter platform director Ryan Sarver departing

Sarver was at Twitter for four years, and now leaves with no plans "but rest." Twitter has already posted a job listing as it searches for his replacement.

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Twitter platform director Ryan Sarver said today that he is leaving the company. Twitter is already looking to fill his position.

Departing Twitter head of platform Ryan Sarver. Ryan Sarver

In a tweet sent today, Sarver announced his departure, saying that after four years at the social-networking giant, he is leaving on June 28. He has "no plans but rest."

Sarver's soon-to-be-vacant position is a big one. In the job listing Twitter has posted for director of platform partnerships, the company noted that "the Twitter platform has matured into a diverse range of partners that integrate Twitter into applications, devices, and Web sites. We need your help to build an international team who will drive great partner experiences for these new platform products."

As the Director, Platform Partnerships, you will lead the team of platform relations managers, developer advocates, platform growth managers, and partner engineers on a global basis. You will work cross-functionally with a variety of different teams within Twitter such as product, engineering, analytics, sales and business development. You will be leading a team focused on driving the success and adoption of Twitter's most important platform products such as Twitter Cards, Twitter for Websites, Twitter APIs, Ads API, the Vine Platform, our mobile platform and much more. You and your team will think deeply about Twitter integration opportunities and possibilities across a wide range of verticals and partners.

Twitter had no additional comment about Sarver's departure or its plans for the role.