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C++ Mobile Games Tech Director Wanted Yorkshire England


This independent game studio in the heart of Yorkshire is looking for a C++ mobile tech director to work on an unannounced mobile title through to release.

What will you do?

  • Take the lead in technical strategy and direction for an exciting new IP with one of the world’s biggest publishers.
  • Communicate development progress clearly and regularly with the publisher and production.
  • Act as a sounding board for Project Leads; offering feedback, training and advice as needed.
  • Identify technical risks on projects and develop contingency plans to put into place with the team.
  • Be able to grow and develop the technical teams, with a focus on mentoring, developing team members and performance management.
  • Be responsible for ensuring we follow solid coding practices and maintaining a high bar for our code quality.
  • Work with other Technical Directors to propose solutions to improve the development of projects in the studio, facilitating knowledge sharing.
  • Ensure positive working relationships with other disciplines

Who you are

  • C++
  • Unreal 4.
  • Experience in the gaming industry either as a Technical Director, or a Senior/Lead on a major mobile title throughout an entire development cycle.
  • Experience working on games as a service.
  • A consultative approach, working across the whole studio to deliver your projects.
  • Extraordinary management and social skills.
  • Sound understanding of software development practices.
  • Ability to adapt or suggest adaptations to existing Engines and Workflows
Please send your CV to quoting 865.

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