Head of Code (Hybrid)

Posted 02 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

A prominent developer and publisher of mobile free-to-play games seeks a Head of Code to lead their technical vision and team management.

With over 20 years of experience and collaborations with industry giants like Activision and Disney, the company is expanding and seeking passionate individuals to join their multicultural team in Malta and the UK.

Your responsibilities will include…
  • Lead, manage, and mentor an international team of programmers
  • Set inspiring objectives, provide clear expectations, and ensure accountability
  • Balance leadership responsibilities with hands-on programming and strategic planning
  • Interface between technology and the company's goal to excel in video game development
  • Identify efficiencies, lead recruitment efforts, and champion updated procedures
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 10 or more years of game programming experience, with significant time in leadership roles
  • Extensive experience in mobile, handheld, console, and PC platforms, particularly in free-to-play games
  • Proven track record of leading small to medium-sized code teams and shipping successful games
  • Proficiency in Unity, C#, Unreal Engine, C++, and other relevant software and platforms
  • Expertise in game engines, programming languages, and software engineering principles
  • Strong knowledge of IDEs, debugging techniques, version control systems, and cloud platforms
  • Ability to assess and utilize available tools and plugins effectively
  • Proficient in estimating task complexity and providing realistic scheduling estimates
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and adaptability to change