Technical Director

Huge Studio – Brand New Project – Relaxed & Friendly Culture

Location
Sheffield
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
£70,000
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Technical Director in Sheffield

Are you a highly experienced Technical Director looking for a new challenge in the games industry? Do you like the sound of joining one of the largest, most successful studios in the UK? If so, read on for details!

As a Technical Director at this studio in Sheffield, you will be working in the core team and act as the back bone of the coding discipline, where you will shape what it looks like and drive diversity throughout the new project.

This AAA studio creates ground-breaking games for some of the world’s biggest publishers and have contributed to some of the world’s best loved IP! As a valued team member, you will get to enjoy flexible working hours, loads of social events, birthday money, free gym, free snacks onsite, game jams and loads more!

Technical Director key responsibilities:

  • Lead technical strategy and direction for new IP
  • Act as a sound board for Project Leads with feedback, guidance, and advice
  • Identify technical risks on projects and develop contingency plans
  • Recruit and mentor the technical teams
  • Ensure coding practices are followed
  • Propose solutions to improve development of projects

Essential requirements for this role in Sheffield:

  • Strong C++ coding skills
  • Experience of leading a team in a professional games industry position on a AAA project
  • Experience of working on console/PC games throughout the development life cycle

If you think you would be a good fit for this role, get in touch today! Contact Katie on kj@skillsearch.com to discuss the opportunity, or apply online by submitting your CV in the form below now.

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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A little bit about the city: Sheffield

Sheffield is a big city with the feel of a small town, with a booming creative industry that has been recognised as the best in the North, this vibrant city welcomes talent and innovation. Lying partly within the Peak District, Sheffield has been nicknamed ‘The Outdoor City’ allowing plenty of opportunity for adventure, from mountain biking to visiting a tropical greenhouse. Sheffield also boasts a wealth of culture including theatres and the National Videogame Museum. Thanks to strong transport links, Sheffield is also easily reached from other major cities such as Leeds and Nottingham.

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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Company Benefits

cC Free drinks, fruit or food
jJ Game jams
kK Team & company entertainment
mM Health & wellbeing

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