Technical Director

Established Multimillion Selling IP - Remote Across North America - Rapidly Growing Indie Studio

Job Type
Salary on application
23 days ago

Skillsearch is helping an independent video game studio based in Toronto recruit an enthusiastic and dedicated Technical Director to join their inclusive and welcoming team. This full-time Technical Director role can be based in Toronto or remotely across North America and comes with an attractive salary and benefits. 

As an attentive and collaborative Technical Director, you will be passionate about providing high-level direction, supporting a team of engineers, and getting involved with day-to-day development. You will also enjoy collaborating closely with the engineering team to build a technically excellent game across multiple platforms. Please note that a willingness to work in Toronto is preferred, but fully remote opportunities are available. 

In your first few weeks in this Technical Director role, you can expect to: 

  • Manage a team of engineers, their performance, and career development 
  • Own the company's technological vision and guide the development of the technologies and systems 
  • Collaborate with designers, directors, and other departments to achieve the game's vision 
  • Determine what technology and middleware are best suited for each project 
  • Oversee the programming process and support in maintaining sustainable workflows 

To apply, you will need proficiency in C++ and at least seven years of professional video game programming experience. You will also require the following: 

  • A degree in computer science, software engineering, or equivalent 
  • Management experience and a good knowledge of programming languages and software engineering practices 
  • Expertise in developing AAA titles on multiple platforms 
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 or other large engines 
  • Comfortable wandering around unexplored game design territory and excited to help refine ideas into shippable features 

In return for your dedication, collaboration, and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package, including 6.5 weeks of paid vacation, a game launch bonus structure, relocation assistance, a flexible schedule and work location, healthcare, and benefits. 

Please get in touch with Sam from the Skillsearch team today at to apply and register your interest in this full-time Technical Director position based in Toronto or remotely across North America. We'd be thrilled to hear from you and help you get your next role! 

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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Sam Moss

North American Development Consultant

Sam works on our Development team, with a focus on the North American market. When he’s not scouting out the best talent across the pond, you can find him strolling on Brighton seafront and checking out all of our home town’s best pubs and beach bars! Sam is a talented bodybuilder and is just as talented at speed eating as he once ate 50 chicken wings in under ten minutes! Think you can beat that or are looking for a new development role in North America? Get in touch with Sam today.

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