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Rendering Technical Director – Independent Games Developer/Publisher – Remote/Hybrid/Onsite, Oxford

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26048 Posted: 5 months ago

Project: AAA games


OPM are thrilled to be working with a major UK Games Developer/Publisher on the lookout for a Technical Director to lead an In-house Engine Rendering Team. The Tech team are a team of highly skilled and experienced programmers who develop an in-house engine, with cutting edge technology.

As part of the in-house Tech Team, you will play a key role defining and delivering the technology strategy with the focus on creativity to push the boundaries to deliver world class Rendering systems in the in-house Engine. You will have autonomy to decide the direction of the engine in your area as we enhance and expand the features to continue to deliver genuine AAA Experiences to our players.

You will be both a role model and Technical Leader, working with a talented and passionate team to maintain morale and create an atmosphere of creativity and enthusiasm within the team, as well as making decisions on the Technical Direction of the Rendering Systems across all the projects


  • Take a lead role in planning and prioritising work on current and future systems.
  • Liaison with game teams and other Tech team departments in regard to feature requests and deliveries
  • Proactively monitor, find and address all types of performance issues using IDE Performance Tools.
  • Perform code reviews in different areas, spotting bugs, suggesting improvements, and providing constructive feedback
  • Build effective working relationships with all stakeholders to analyse and understand requirements, prioritise backlogs and plan future work


  • Advanced understanding of C++ and software engineering principles
  • A solid coding background with a preference to having rendering/graphics expertise
  • Experience designing graphics features at a high-level. Expert understanding of the interaction between different rendering stages, and CPU / GPU interaction

Tagged as: AAA, Animation Programming, Technical Director

Tags: AAA , Animation Programming , Technical Director Categories: Programming , Technical


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