Technical Director

Unity Engine - BAFTA Nominated Studio - Bespoke Relocation Package

Location
Dundee
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Technical Director in Dundee

Are you a technical director who is highly skilled in Unity? Are you looking to take on a new challenge at a large indie studio?

As the Technical Director at this studio in Dundee, you will take on responsibility for leading the technical direction of the studio, ensuring technology is used to optimal advantage, and seeking out new technology to improve their workflows and efficiency, as well as the player experience of their games.

This studio focuses on creating fun and exciting games for their player base for use on mobile and tablets. This has led them to the development of several award-winning games, which are played by millions worldwide! As a part of the team here, you will benefit from their highly sociable culture, private medical and dental care, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

This studio is passionate about investing in the growth of its team, so employees are given the opportunity to grow new skills within the business through workshops and guest speakers. Finally, you will also receive comprehensive relocation support if you will be moving to Scotland to take on the role!

Technical Director key responsibilities:

  • Ensure technology is aligned to studio objectives
  • Communicate the technical vision and create road maps for projects
  • Seek innovations in technology that can be adopted to improve player experience
  • Resolve any current and future team resourcing issues
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and communicate all changes to them
  • Drive recruitment efforts to help the studio hire top talent in the industry

Essential requirements for this role in Dundee:

  • Experience in a leadership role in the games industry in a Technical Director or Senior/Lead role on a successful shipped game
  • University degree (or equivalent) in a software-related subject or relevant commercial experience
  • Strong understanding of the product lifecycle process
  • Strong knowledge of C#/Unity
  • Experience with iOS/Android mobile development
  • Enthusiastic about mobile games as well as the challenges they present

If this role sounds exciting, get in touch with kj@skillsearch.com to discuss the opportunity in depth and have your application considered. Alternatively, you can apply online by attaching your CV below now.

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A little bit about the city: Dundee

Dundee is a modern and exciting city situated at the mouth of the River Tay in Scotland. Having been given the title of the best place to live in Scotland by The Sunday Times, this city is home to every landmark you can think of; a river, a beach, and an extinct prehistoric volcano to name a few, Dundee certainly isn’t short of stunning scenery. Dundee has also been announced as a UNESCO City of Design thanks to the abundance of striking architecture here and is also home to the only V&A museum outside of London. On top of this, there are many cultural spots to enjoy in the city, including an art gallery focusing on the history of Dundee and fine art, a historic ship that allows you to delve into a courageous voyage of the past, and an observatory built for the sole purpose of encouraging the public’s interest in science. This city has a huge amount to offer and it’s no wonder that it is growing in popularity. In terms of transport links, Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, is just an hour away by train and Dundee is also connected directly by rail to London Kings Cross.

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.

Reference: 7655

Company Benefits

bB Training provided
fF Private medical/dental care
iI Stock options
oO Childcare support

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