Engine Technical Director

Remote Options Across the UK - Brand New Unannounced Project - Top British Studio

Job Type
Salary on application
18 days ago

Skillsearch has an excellent opportunity for an experienced and dedicated Engine Technical Director to join our client's friendly and talented team. This full-time Engine Technical Director role is based at the company's studio in Horsham with hybrid working and comes with a generous salary and benefits. 

As an Engine Technical Director, you will be responsible for the planning and development of Core Engine Systems to support the project requirements. You will also help build and direct a team to deliver long-term plans for the team, ensuring every decision they make regarding new technology keeps them at the genre's pinnacle. Please note that this role is hybrid and has an expectation of one day every fortnight in the company's Horsham studio. Fully remote working would also be considered within the country of employment in exceptional circumstances.  

To give you an idea of how this Engine Technical Director job would look and feel, here are some things you could expect to do: 

  • Devise longer-term central planning for engine development 
  • Guide a team of programmers and work closely with other disciplines to deliver on the game's vision 
  • Provide technical guidance for code implementation, coding standards and quality 
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to the engine team 
  • Own directing optimisation efforts across all aspects of the project 

To apply, you will need experience working with Unreal Engine 4 on a AAA title. You will also require the following: 

  • Extensive professional C++ programming experience 
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of game engine development 
  • Development experience on consoles 
  • Excellent communication skills to enable effective collaboration across the project 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 5 (desirable) 

In return for your passion, collaborative approach and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and excellent benefits, including flexible working, an enhanced holiday allowance, a bespoke relocation package, private medical and dental insurance and more! 

Please reach out to Ryan from the Skillsearch team today at rt@skillsearch.com to apply and register your interest in this full-time Engine Technical Director position in Horsham with hybrid working and remote opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you! 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Ryan Templeman

Principal Game Development Consultant & Game Development Team Lead

Ryan leads our dev team, focusing on scouting out the best programmers in the industry! We think he’s working here mostly get his hands on new Lord of the Rings VR experiences as soon as they come out although, with his level of knowledge, maybe he should be helping make them instead!  He is one of the few people on the team that is a born and bred Brightonian. In fact he has never moved far - to the point where last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!

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