Technical Director (Hybrid)

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Posted 02 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NamePaul Walker

Job description

Aardvark Swift is working with nDreams Studios as they seek to add a Technical Director to their ranks at their Farnborough studio.

nDreams are one of the world leaders in the production of publishing of AAA VR games, they combine innovation with excellence, and are the team behind the award-winning game Phantom: Covert Ops and Fracked.

Their AAA experience and sensibilities, alongside bespoke VR technologies, give them the skillset, processes, and creativity to deliver innovative, high production games for all VR platforms. They’ve got several exciting projects planned for the year and beyond…

Your responsibilities…
  • Oversight of projects to ensure good process, communication, risk assessment, and decision making
  • Coordination with studio production on how best support immediate and longer-term goals
  • Major contributor to mid- and long-term technical strategy for the studio
  • Coordination with IT about hardware and software necessary for development, e.g. Perforce server, developer hardware, build servers, etc
  • Research and documentation of technical strategy
  • Offer experienced insight into technical problems
  • Communication of technical strategy to technical and non-technical staff

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Good understanding of game development process
  • Flexibility to fulfil the needs of the studio
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to absorb feedback and respond accordingly
  • A positive attitude, being supportive and empowering developers
  • Ability to work in a team, and individually on studio matters
  • Up to date on industry news, trends, and techniques

Desirable but not essential…
  • Understanding of Unreal Engine
  • Experience with C++, C#, and Python
  • Experience with Perforce administration
  • Experience of working with Core Technology teams

nDreams offer some great perks, including flexible hours, duvets days, your birthday off, dedicated personal development time, and regular socials and parties, alongside holiday, pensions, health insurance, life cover and more. The newly refurbished office has some fantastic facilities and is built around collaborative work (and play!).