Programmer - Development - Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
|Job Title||Technical Director|
Pixel Toys is looking for an experienced Technical Director / Manager or a talented lead programmer looking to step up to the next level to help us create wonderful, entertaining games. This is an opportunity to join a growing developer at an exciting time in the company’s development and work on titles that push the limits of the latest mobile and VR hardware.
You will have the opportunity to work in a flexible environment, and to add your own ideas into the mix in order to create the most enjoyable and entertaining games possible.
As a senior member of the Pixel Toys team you’ll be responsible for working with the other department leads to take our games from concept to completion, and be responsible for delivery of high-quality software titles and supporting tools.
In this role you will have technical responsibility for all areas of all game, and will be actively involved in working with other discipline leads in setting standards and defining budgets, estimating feature scope and system implementation times.
You will be responsible for line management, skills development and career progression for the programming team.
As a candidate for the Technical Director / Manager role you are expected to have proven experience within a similar role, with broad experience working across a wide variety of game and tools systems. Importantly you must also be self-motivating, a strong team player who is proactive and with a personal desire to deliver at the highest standard.
The role encompasses both Technical and Management responsibility for the programming team, and as such you will be expected to show leadership, contribute ideas, identify project-wide risks and be a keen problem solver. You will also need a genuine passion for games.
You will need to be able to communicate clearly at Director level, both within the company and with external partners. You should be able to work at a high level to drive improved technology development across the studio, and be able to drill down into technical problems where required to support the technical team.
Location Leamington Spa
The company works on games that are played and loved by millions of gamers across the world, pushes what’s technically and visually possible on mobile and is creating pioneering titles in the emerging VR space.
We are a growing company and recently moved into a new completely refurbished office in the centre of Leamington Spa.
We’ll give you the opportunity to :
Work in a flexible environment
In addition we will:
Pay a competitive salary, negotiable based on experience
|Salary||60,000 - 69,000 GBP|
|Date Posted||29 January 2018|