Values Value,Posted 10 months ago
Relocate, Remote, Oslo
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?
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
1st-panel interview (participants may include CTO, Head of Studio, CEO, Lead Programmer)
2nd-panel interview (participants may include CTO, Head of Studio, CEO, Lead Programmer)