Technical Director – AAA Open World Games – C++, Unreal Engine – Montreal, Canada

Location: Shenzhen, China Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26057 Posted: 3 weeks ago

Project: AAA games

This global, award-winning studio group seeks a Technology Director for an ambitious AAA, open-world game based on a new IP, due to be released on multiple platforms. The successful candidate will be in charge of technical strategy, working closely with the creative and production teams.

Our client seeks a strong leader with a passion for building new worlds, who can build a team of experienced developers with a long term perspective.



  • Develop and manage a technical vision and production plan
  • Participate in the creation of the programming team for a brand new studio
  • Keep up to date with technical trends and evangelize solutions to innovate both the player experience and creative product development
  • Collaborate with all directors and leads
  • Proactively identify opportunities and risks to improve the team’s work, quality of the project, and studio knowledge
  • Have a cross platform mindset to ensure that the codebase supports seamless multi-platform and form factors
  • Ensure that the technology of the game starts with a Live product foundation, capable of regular updates and malleable to key engineering changes if necessary


  • Proven ability to define and manage the engineering vision and roadmap of very large-scale projects
  • At least one shipped project in a technical leadership position using Unreal Engine
  • A minimum two shipped AAA action titles, with one being for PS4/Xbox One
  • Expert knowledge with the C++ language
  • Demonstrable, outstanding management and communication capabilities
  • Experience in building a programming team is a plus
  • Experience in building open world games is a plus


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call us directly today on +44 (0) 1206 214426

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Tags: AAA , Technical Director , Unreal Engine Categories: Programming , Technical


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