big planet recruitment

Current Programming Vacancies

Technical Director - VR Studio - North East UK


Our client is a leading VR studio based in the North East UK. They have developed ground breaking real time rendering technology and have won many awards over the last couple of years. They are looking for a Technical Director to lead their dedicated band of specialist programmers.


· Develop and manage the tech team

· Train and recruit senior, mid-level and junior developers

· Head up the developments of rendering features on our graphics engine

· Create and enact real time rendering technology

· Working with our art and tech teams to develop world leading real time FX.

· Client facing and client partnership technology development

Skills and experience:

· Management experience at Lead level minimum

· Strong debugging and programming skills

· Graphics engine experience e.g. Unreal, Unity, Cryengineetc

· Experience with 3D principles, algorithms and optimisation

· Up to date experience of FX tech and graphics rendering

· Strong maths & 3D mathematics skills

· Coding in DirectX, OpenGL, HLSL, C# and C++

· High level and low level debugging ability

· Experience optimising legacy code

· Multi-threading and/or multiprocessor programming experience

· 6 years plus development experience in a professional environment

CV to to apply

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