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Technical Director Games Studio
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Jobref:
766TDGS
Location:
Nationwide
Type:
Year

Role Overview:
We are currently looking for a Technical Director based in Germany. You will establish best practices, processes, methodologies, and overall solutions for the studio. You will ensure, that all development staff, game engineers, shared tech engineers, and tech operations are aligned towards common objectives, have opportunities for professional growth, and take ownership over our technical future. You will work with other engineering teams to ensure that our large-scale gaming services continue to scale and evolve to meet our future gaming needs.

Tasks:

Full accountability for all our technology, architecture and tech processes in the studio
Ensure technical alignment of multi-platform (mobile, canvas) development
Identify, communicate and pursue key strategic engineering efforts
Drive communication across all disciplines in coordinating engineering plans
Lead technical design reviews to identify potential problems
Identify/plan tool development to improve productivity
Hire amazing engineering staff (in cooperation with HR) and ensure new employees receive proper training
Provide full support to teams when technical challenges are encountered
Work with leads and technical directors of other areas to ensure alignment with GameDuell’s technology portfolio

Required:

University degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent training and professional experience
10 years+ in software development leadership positions, along with 3+ years of previous game development experience
Strong knowledge of C#, C++, Java or other OOP languages
Lead game programming experience on at least two shipped titles
Experience working on a custom game engine
Knowledge about several organizational techniques (XP, Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, etc.)
Experience with various development techniques (Continuous Integration and Deployment, Test Driven Design, etc.)
Fluent knowledge of English is mandatory, good German would be desirable

To apply and discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV in the first instance to howard@change-job.com

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