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Technical Director

  • Location: London
  • Salary/rate: £90,000 - £120,000
  • Date posted: 02/01/20
  • Job reference: 7461
  • Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

We're partnered with one of Europe's premier mobile game developers. They have a history of developing successful technology and AAA mobile games, with specific praise upon their graphics and polish. The studio is now developing a brand new game using the world's biggest Sci-fi IP. They are at super-early stages with this project, and as such need a Technical Director to spin up the technical team and begin making the fundamental decisions for the technical future of this title. Someone with experience of full game architecture using C++/UE4 would be ideal. The team will be small to begin with, so someone who is happy to be fairly hands-on, but also able to pull back and look at the bigger development picture would be ideal. 

Overall, you can expect to be involved in:

  • Driving the definition of the technical architecture for the game
  • Collaborating with all disciplines to create technical and gameplay prototypes
  • Ensuring the creation of well-designed, adaptable, and testable software
  • Architecting and writing production ready code after prototyping
  • Mentoring members of the code team

To be considered for the role, we'd love to see:

  • You have developed and released multiple game using Unreal Engine as senior member of the team
  • Experience taking titles from concept to execution
  • Deep experience with C# and C++, plus a thorough understanding of mobile CPU and GPU hardware
  • You can give superb insight into AAA game architecture
  • Expertise in multiple areas, such as - NPC behaviour, AI, multiplayer, UI. UX, graphics, tools, systems, game engines
  • Collaborative approach to team work and development
  • Approachable and inclusive communication skills

This role is well compensated, in return for your hard work and versatile skill set you can expect:

  • To work in an inclusive and flexible work place
  • Salary between £90,000 - £120,000
  • 25 days holiday, plus public holidays and Christmas shutdown
  • Private medical care and healthcare cash plan
  • Life insurance and critical illness insurance
  • Discounted gym membership and free weekly yoga class
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free fruit, snacks & soft drinks provided daily, as well as free lunch on Fridays
  • Annual season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme

This role will not be on the market for long. To join a studio of this stature on a 'green-field' project, with an IP so recognizable and respected this isn't just a 'new-job'. This is a career defining opportunity. Apply now or contact Alan Dixon on 01925 839737 or for more information

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