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Director of Engineering – Mobile Games Developer – London

Location: London, United Kingdom (UK) Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago


Job Title – Director of Engineering – Mobile Games – London

Job Location –London

Job Type – Director

Salary – Negotiable

Job ID –  25037



OPM are excited to be working with this global game developer who make games that wow people. They take pride in making titles that reach a large audience and in creating communities that last. They are now looking for an experienced Director of Engineering to a new game team in their growing London studio.


As Director of Engineering, you will have a clear understanding of your leadership style and its impact on others, and be able to use a range of directive and non-directive leadership skills to get the best from your team. You will balance delivering results with caring for the needs of your team. You will motivate and guide others to excellence, acting as a role model for organisational, technical, and creative skills, whilst showing others ‘what good looks like’.


The ideal candidate will have a deep passion for leading creative engineering teams and an unwavering commitment to excellence. You will share their values of trust, curiosity and determination, and you celebrate and respect diversity of people and ideas. You advocate for their players and ensure they have a world-class experience in our games, and you want your to be work seen by tens of millions of people worldwide.


Reporting to the CTO, you will build, lead, mentor and manage a team of 20+ engineers. You will collaborate with design, product, analytics, user experience, live operations, central and leadership teams to specify and build incredible game features and development tools.

You will be an expert recruiter of top engineering talent, build and execute development plans, create and deploy best-in-class process, proactively identify and resolve issues, and innovate in software development.


Required Skills:


  • Extensive professional experience in leading software development for mobile, desktop, web and/or server applications
  • Track record of building successful teams in the games industry and delivering and operating sophisticated software products
  • Demonstrated success at developing and leading people and growing their careers
  • A team player who is insatiably curious and strives for excellence

Tagged as: Technical Director

Tags: Technical Director Categories: Programming , Technical


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