Technical Director

New IP – Edutainment Games – Fun Culture

Location
City of London
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
£70,000
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Technical Director in London 

Do you like the sound of taking on a new, high responsibility role at a thriving studio working on new IP? If this sounds like you, this role could be the one you’ve been waiting for! Read on to find out more... 

As a Technical Director at this studio in London you will be working to define and deliver the technology strategy for this transformation project as they change from a print to digital first organisation. So if you’re up for taking a hands-on role in building the roadmap, products, and team then this role is perfect for you. 

This studio is passionate about transforming the way children learn. Working with data science experts and amazing illustrators, they’re ensuring academic success with their easy-to-use experiences that ensure accelerated performance for reading and writing. 

Technical Director key responsibilities: 

  • Define the technology roadmap and strategy 
  • Embed strategy across all channels and teams 
  • Define architecture and select tools to deliver the strategy 
  • Mentor other engineers 
  • Lead hiring of new engineers 
  • Define key engineering metrics to improve release frequency and quality 

Essential requirements for this role in London: 

  • Experience with domain driven design and serverless microservices 
  • Skilled in ecommerce tools such as Shopify 
  • Experience working on relational, document and graph databases 
  • Have worked on infrastructure as code (CDK or CloudFormation) 
  • Experience with DevOps tooling to support CI/CD 
  • Experience with TypeScript/C#/Ruby 
  • Experience with Unity is beneficial 

Could this be the role you’ve been waiting for? If you think so, don’t hesitate to get in touch! Contact Katie on kj@skillsearch.com or apply online by submitting your CV in the form below.

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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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