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Technical Director - Manchester, UK

140/2002/124226

Aardvark Swift

Negotiable

M20 3BN

Not provided

Programming and Development

ASAP

08/05/2019

07/07/2019

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

I'm working with Fabrik Games, an exciting games studio based in Manchester, to find a Technical Director who will be integral in shaping their games. In joining their team, you would have the opportunity to take ownership of key components of a full games production and further develop your skills and career. 

In this role you will get the chance to work on an incredible AAA cross-platform title, but Fabrik also have more exciting projects in the pipeline.

Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge of C++ / C#.

  • Familiarity with working in 3rd party engines like Unreal Engine 4 and Unity.

  • Multiplatform development experience.

  • At least 2 years in a Lead Coder or Tech Director role

  • Outstanding management and communication skills.

  • Able to suggest and implement improvements to the company‚Äôs development practices.

  • Well versed in current and emerging Software / Hardware

 

Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead in technical strategy and code direction for the studio.

  • Provide concise development progress updates to production team.

  • Able to provide feedback, guidance and advice to code team as needed.

  • Recognize development and technical risks on projects and implement contingency plans and process to prevent/minimize risk in the future.

  • Recruiting coders to build a strong code team.

  • Mentoring and developing team members with a focus on performance management.

  • Being the standard bearer for coding practices in the studio.

  • Developing and maintaining a high bar of quality for the code team.

  • Frequently review work and provide feedback to the development team.

  • Work closely with other team leads to ensure positive working relationships across all disciplines.

  • Working closely with Production team to schedule tasks for entire code team to ensure milestones are met.



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