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Technical Director – Multi-Platform Games – Manchester UK

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23596 Posted: 1 year ago

Job Title: Technical Director

Job Location: Manchester, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Project: Multiplatform

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OPM is working with a unique independent studio looking to expand its highly experienced team in Manchester. They are developing and bringing world-class games to market focusing on new IP creations. This will be done through co-development opportunities and working on future-facing platforms which means further expansion into different genres of games and technologies.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Technical Director to join a rapidly expanding team at an established games studio, based in Manchester. Our client is seeking highly skilled and motivated candidates who can lead a new project team on one of their most renowned titles.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Advanced knowledge of C++ / C#.
  • Familiarity with working in 3rd party engines like Unreal Engine 4 and Unity.
  • Multiplatform development experience.
  • Good Experience as a Lead Coder or Tech Director role
  • Approachable attitude and work ethic.
  • Self-motivated worker who can prioritise workload of entire code team.
  • Outstanding management and communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of game development practices.
  • Able to suggest and implement improvements to the company’s development practices.
  • Well versed in current and emerging Software / Hardware

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Take the lead in technical strategy and code direction for the studio.
  • Provide concise development progress updates to production team.
  • Able to provide feedback, guidance and advice to code team as needed.
  • Recognise development and technical risks on projects and implement contingency plans and process to prevent risk in the future.
  • Recruiting coders to build a strong code team.
  • Mentoring and developing team members with a focus on performance management.
  • Being the standard bearer for coding practices in the studio.
  • Developing and maintaining a high bar of quality for the code team.
  • Frequently review work and provide feedback to the development team.
  • Work closely with other team leads to ensure positive working relationships across all disciplines.
  • Working closely with Production team to schedule tasks for entire code team to ensure milestones are met.

 

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 418!

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