Technical Lead (Wargaming Partnership)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Programming and Development
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
Bromley
Posted:
16-May-18
Company:
Splash Damage
Job Ref:
764933


JOB DESCRIPTION


As Splash Damage's Technical Lead, you will oversee all the technological developments of an exciting new IP in the Wargaming universe. Your responsibilities will span across the whole programming team for the project, overseeing the day to day development of the game while liaising with the Project Lead and the studios' technical leadership to establish and maintain strategic technical direction.
In charge of all technical aspects of the game, you will work closely with your programming area leads, as well as with the game design, level design, art and production teams, and act as the main technical point of contact for the project.


- Coordinate development efforts of various programming teams (gameplay, online services, AI, engine…)


- Work with leads of other disciplines (Game Design, UI/UX, Level Design, Production) to define and maintain the roadmap


- Make strategical decisions regarding software architecture and tech stack choices


- Inspire and mentor a large team of programmers


- Be the key contact point for technical discussions with our partners


- Co-ordinate technical planning, task scheduling and risk management with production


- Drive recruitment of technical talent for the project


ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE


- 8+ years of experience in computer games, with several released titles


- Prior experience as Lead Programmer on a large project


- Experience in leadership and management of a large team of engineers


- Experience with at least one online game with a strong server-side component


- Excellent communication skills


PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE


- Knowledge of modern server architectures


- Experience working on a live game with regular updates


 

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