#174448

Director of Technology - Game

Location:
Seattle, WA
Job Terms:
Permanent
Posted By:
Stephen Charles-Kendall
Date:
11/09/2021

Job Description:

Director of Technology - Game
Seattle, WA
 
We’re a mission-focused team with industry roots in world-class game development, studio
building, and platform creation.  Our goal is empowering the world to share in our playful collaboration at the intersection of
gaming, creation, and ownership. 

Exciting, performant gameplay with scalable and secure multiplayer is critical to our success.
Come join our mission to create the future of entertainment. On this team, you will direct the
team of engineers and architects creating all elements of the game. You’ll be given autonomy.
Your ideas will matter.
The Job
 A proven history of game programming, current best practices, and communicating
complex ideas in simple-to-understand ways.
 Grow and mentor the engineering team for the game, creating a norm of high-
performance, with opportunities and challenges for growth.
 Set and enforce technical standards across the team.
 Establish high-level architecture, processes, and technical budgets.
 Ensure the quality, performance, and stability of technical deliverables
 Manage technical requirements and risks, removing roadblocks, raising red flags, and
proposing sound solutions.
 Work with external engineering partners as needed to deliver key features.
 Work with the LiveOps team to ensure good live service metrics to detect and resolve
issues and improve future process and response.
 Work with the Test team on automation and smart KPI initiatives to aid with QA.
 Work with other directors to foster good communication, drive consensus, and sustain
healthy working relationships.

Who Will Be A Great Fit
We welcome your uniqueness. Research shows that diverse teams do the best work. Our
customers are all over the world, and from all walks of life. It's important that we’re not all the
same, so that we can draw on our differences, what we’ve experienced, and how we think.
 10+ years game development experience
 10+ years of C/C++
 5+ years of technical leadership experience as TD / Senior Engineer (with reports)
 Excellent 3D math skills
 Shipped at least two AAA titles, including multiplayer features.
 Involved in Live Service for 12+m on a AAA title
 Focused on leading and improving team development principles – reducing
dependencies and accelerating production on complex projects.
 Solid knowledge of game technology domains, i.e. rendering, animation, AI,
cameras, controls, online, audio, build pipelines, etc. and hands-on experience with
multiple.
 People management experience, including career progression, mediation and
conflict resolution skills.

Nice to Have
 Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science (or equivalent)
 Office365 and Google Suite proficiency.
 A mindset of continuous improvement; humble and ambitious.
 Prior experience in a startup environment or small business.
 Adaptable, with a good sense of humor.
The Perks
 Competitive Salary and excellent Health Benefits.
 Flexible hours, with the potential of hybrid working.
 Autonomy and latitude within your role.
 Seattle’s healthy living and vibrant city culture.
 Tight knit, highly experienced, fun-loving team.