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Technical Director - Game Team

Santa Monica, Los Angeles Interactive
Skydance Interactive, creators of the Award Winning The Walking Dead Saints & Sinners and one of the world’s leading VR developers, is seeking a Technical Director for our upcoming next-generation game project. #Interactive

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of 5-15 engineers as part of a cross-disciplinary game development team
  • Coordinate with Creative Director, Art Director, Senior Producer and other project leadership to identify team needs, set team goals and feature specifications
  • Determine team policy and practice with all technical matters – specs for art and design, code standards, code reviews, etc. within the framework of overall company best practices
  • Collaborate with other project TDs and Architect(s) on shared company technology and process decisions, under the CTO and/or Chief Technologist
  • Help build the engineering team, including interviewing, hiring engineers
  • Mentor and develop engineering talent within the team
  • Hands-on coding as time allows
  • Requirements

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
  • 7+ years programmer experience 
  • Shipped at least one PC or Console game in Senior or Lead capacity
  • Excellent skills in C++ programming and object-oriented architecture
  • Excellent Math Skills
  • Detail-oriented planner.  Sound technical judgement in estimating task complexity
  • Strong personal communication skills
  • Impeccable work ethic and commitment to excellence
  • Pluses

  • UnrealEngine 4 expertise
  • PS5 or XBox Series X experience
  • Prior director-level leadership experience
  • Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
     
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.