Technical Director

Values Value,Posted 2 weeks ago

Senior

Full time

Negotiable

Relocate, Remote, Oslo

Hot

Values Value, a recruiting company with expertise in gamedev, is looking for an experienced Technical Director for one of our clients, an award-winning video game developer and publisher with a 28 year rich history of releasing well-known franchise games. The company has studios in Europe and USA and consists of more than 250 people from around 30 different nationalities. 

What are you working on?
  • At what stage of the project(s)? pre-production
  • Genres: MMO
  • Platforms: PC, Console
Team size and structure?

160

For which tasks (responsibilities)?
  • Help build and own the technical roadmap for the project, using extensive technical and leadership skills to ensure we deliver on the plan.

  • Work with the different engineering teams to identify and help address roadblocks of all kinds (technical, organizational, production related, etc.). 

  • Be responsible for the professional development of the programming leads on the project.

  • Represent the engineering teams and leads in the project directors group.

What kind of professional are we looking for?
  • 10+ years of game development experience, at least 5 of which in an engineering role, and 5 in a managerial role.

  • Extensive experience working on large scale productions distributed across several non co-located teams.

  • Strong leadership skills, ability to build buy-in in a group of stakeholders, as well as mentor and develop experienced engineers. 

  • Hands-on experience with the development of gameplay systems, as well as a strong understanding of the all the major technical components of modern PC/Console game development.

  • A strong interest in data-oriented programming approaches. 

  • Solid C++ skills (while this is not a hands on programming position, the role does require expertise in the subject matter). 

  • Experience working on multiplayer titles. 

  • Proficiency with project management tools such as JIRA. 

  • Ability to create a culture of quality and personal accountability throughout the development pipeline. 

  • Experience working on open-world titles.

  • Experience working on multiplatform/console titles.

  • Experience working with Unreal Engine.

What is important for us in a person?
  • Strong communication skills (English is our working language).

  • Good communication and teamworking.

  • Excellent initiative, self-motivation, organizational and problem solving skills. 

Why do we enjoy working here?
  • Flexible WFH model (can combine work in the office and from home);

  • No salary bracket at the moment, we are open to negotiate;

  • Private health insurance;

  • Console loan program;

  • Full relocation package.

The selection process
  1. HR interview

  2. 1st-panel interview (participants may include CTO, Head of Studio, CEO, Lead Programmer)

  3. 2nd-panel interview (participants may include CTO, Head of Studio, CEO, Lead Programmer)

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Values Value

Company type: other, services

Employees: 11-50

Platforms: PC, Browser, iOS, Android, Console, VR/AR

https://valuesvalue.com/

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