Gear Inc is an operated Game Development Studio with offices around Southeast Asia and Europe, expanding globally.
We are an international team of developers working on top-grossing titles that is played by millions of casual and core gamers. We are growing our in-house projects and also collaborating with world-class partners like Scopely (WWE Champions, Looney Toons, Star Trek..) on some exciting titles.
We hire exceptionally creative and talented people from all over the globe that bring experience and international standards to the table, but that is just the start!
Commitment to our people is our real strength and the key to success.
For which tasks (responsibilities)?
As a Technical Director, you will drive technical planning and execution on a cross-functional development team to build, launch, and support AAA mobile games. You will lead the engineering component of the team and provide direction to senior technical leads. In this key leadership role, you will work closely with other product leaders and technology partners as the technical subject matter expert for the team. Technical Directors balance strategic and tactical direction to deliver and maintain stable, scalable, cost-effective games with focused innovations.
As a Technical Director you will be required to:
Set project technical standards and policies, define high-level architecture, processes and tools, and technical budgets
Accountable for the game's technical design and implementation. Through production and support as a live service
Monitor and troubleshoot live service issues.
Ensure the quality, performance, and stability of technical deliverables meet commitments
Improve team efficiency by identifying bottlenecks and proposing solutions
Identify and manage technical dependencies and risks
Continuously review code, technical documentation, and coding standards of the team
Collaborate and manage partnerships with internal and external technical partners
Implement and run release management for a live service
Work as part of the product leadership team:
Understand and help define the product vision and business needs
Represent the project and team to stakeholders
Balance technical, product, and business requirements with successful outcomes
Empower and manage expectations for production & design
Partner with Development Directors on development processes and project planning
Conduct research necessary to achieve desired outcomes and evolve our technology
What kind of professional are we looking for?
10+ years of software development experience
5+ years of technical leadership experience
Deep knowledge of one of the following languages: C++/C#/Java
Strong knowledge of AWS, Unity3D, mobile game development
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
Leadership experience developing and launching games or running a large-scale live service
Solid knowledge of game application technology, spanning client, server, and infrastructure
Strong negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution skills
We Prefer Candidates Who Have:
Familiarity with the following techniques: Python, DynamoDB, Redis, Unity3D optimization
Expertise in iOS and Android platform development
Prior experience with mobile development
Distributed systems experience
Experience working with remote teams and partners
Why do we enjoy working here?
Attractive salary and benefits (Competitive Salary, Lunch allowance, 13th Salary, Additional Bonus, Profit Sharing, annual salary review)
Premium Healthcare and Mental Health Care service for you, 100% covered by the company
Company trip, monthly fantastic internal events
Annual Paid leave
2. Working Environment
Flexible working hours, we work 40 hours per week (Monday-Friday)
International, fun and professional working environment
Modern hardware, No dress code, Free drinks (coffee, tea, snacks, etc.)
English working environment: Work closely with foreign colleagues on big game development projects
Training and career development opportunities
Pet-friendly working space
Free in-house gym and game room for everyone. We love board games, video games, PS5, ping pong, football tables, and VR games
Company support for work permits and resident cards for foreign staff