Technical Director (Hybrid)

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Posted 02 June 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameJoe Sutcliffe

Job description

10 Chambers are wanting to add a Technical Director to their team to support the programming team and be responsible for the overall technical health of their projects.

10 Chambers are a fully funded scale-up game studio backed by Tencent and based in the beautiful city of Stockholm, Sweden. They are an ambitious, creative, and collaborative team with a lifelong love for games. Their first released game is GTFO and they're now working on their new IP, a cooperative heist FPS with a techno-thriller theme.

Your responsibilities…

  • Provide mentorship and guidance to leads and assist with hiring to build a strong and cohesive team
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of our technical architecture
  • Identify and implement tools and utilities to improve team productivity
  • Implement workflows to optimize team efficiency and minimise pain points
  • Take ownership of efforts to improve stability through automated testing, optimised branching strategies, and other stability-focused initiatives
  • Monitor system performance and takes action to ensure that their games are well-optimised on all supported platforms
  • Proactively seek ways to improve compile and build times
  • Manage the use of external code in projects to ensure proper vetting and management
  • Enforce code standards, naming conventions, and best practices to promote code quality

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • 10+ years of professional game development experience
  • Several years experience in a technical leadership role
  • Strong understanding of game development technologies and tools, including game engines, scripting languages, graphics APIs, and networking protocols, with Unity being a preference
  • Experience managing large-scale game development projects with cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with artists, designers, producers, and other stakeholders
  • Excellent English, both written and verbal, with Swedish being a bonus

10 Chambers offers you a stimulating and challenging environment and constant opportunities to both apply and refine your skills. They passionately believe in work-life balance and provide generous health benefits amongst others.

As this role is on-site and hybrid in Stockholm, 10 Chambers will provide relocation and visa support.