Technical Director

Gear Inc,Posted 1 month ago


Full time


Relocate, Milan

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

Gear Inc

Company type: developer

Employees: 501-1000

Platforms: Mobile

Genres: Casual

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