Technical Lead (4 day week)

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Posted 12 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameAdam Perry

Job description

We’re looking for a Technical Lead to join Splash Damage and take on responsibility for leading and overseeing the Engineering team in the day to day development of Project: ASTRID, their new open world survival game.

You’ll collaborate with Production and the Technical Leadership team to establish and maintain the project’s technical direction and act as the main technical point of contact for the project and be responsible for all technical aspects of the game.

Splash are well-known for developing genre-leading AAA games with franchises like Gears of War, Halo, and Doom, and you’ll play a key role in adding Project: ASTRID to their list of successes.

Your responsibilities will also include…
  • Identify and remove risks and blockers to the game’s development
  • Establish and maintain the technical direction of the game
  • Coordinate technical planning and task scheduling with production
  • Set best practices within your team as well as nurturing their professional growth
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Experienced in overseeing a large Engineering team on a full development cycle of a shipped game
  • Proficient in C++ and Unreal 4/5
  • Experience developing and maintaining roadmaps and technical plans
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with waterfall and/or agile production methodologies
  • Development experience with real-time networked multiplayer games
  • Resource planning and recruitment experience
Perks and benefits include…
  • 4 day working week
  • Flexible working
  • Relocation and visa support for you and your family
  • Performance related pay
  • Industry leading fully paid 30 weeks maternity leave and 10 weeks paternity leave
  • Private medical and dental cover for you and your family
  • Extensive mental health support, with line manager mental health training, a group of mental health first-aiders, and on-site or remote counselling
  • Free haircuts, massages and discounts at local businesses
Splash Damage are an award-winning AAA game studio that specialize in developing much loved multiplayer games that have entertained tens of millions of people around the world for more than 20 years.

Splash consist of a large diverse team of industry veterans and fresh talent, and they foster an open, friendly and collaborative environment. They have a ‘World Class’ accreditation by Best Companies and have been named as one of the UK’s Best Large Companies to work for.