Technical Director of Animation

Independent Multimedia Studio - Multiple Successful IP's - Fantastic Benefits

Job Type
Salary on application
23 days ago

Are you experienced in the gaming sector and looking for your next opportunity as a Technical Director? Skillsearch is helping a gaming company hire a full-time Technical Director Animation in Oxford, and the role comes with a great salary and benefits package.

As a flexible Technical Director Animation, you will play a key role in defining and delivering technology strategy with a focus on creativity to push the boundaries to deliver world-class animation systems.

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do:

  • Take a lead role in planning and prioritising work on current and future animation systems in the company's internal engine, setting roadmaps for the team to develop features
  • Lead a team of talented Animation Programmers using best practice people management techniques, maintaining morale, and creating an atmosphere of creativity and enthusiasm
  • Proactively monitor, find, and address all types of performance issues using IDE performance tools
  • Perform code reviews in different areas, spotting bugs, suggesting improvements, and providing constructive feedback

To apply for this role, you will need an advanced understanding of C++ and software engineering principles. The following are also required:

  • Previous experience leading a high-performing programming team
  • A solid coding background, ideally with detailed knowledge of internal workings of animation systems
  • Expert knowledge of potential pitfalls across a range of platforms and the ability to use debugging tools to solve any potential issues.

You will receive an excellent salary and a fantastic benefits package including medical insurance, healthcare cash plan, dental & vision insurance, income protection scheme, critical illness cover, life assurance, discounts, and digital freebies.

If this full time Technical Director Animation job in Oxford motivates and inspires you, please contact Ryan at today.

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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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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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