Technical Director

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Senior & Executive Appointments

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Melissa Houghton

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Package: Up to £80,000 depending on experience plus benefits


You will be the driving force behind the businesses technical vision, becoming the interface between technology and their desire to become the market leader in developing mobile games. Your role will be focused on strategic planning whilst leading the team with recommendations based on your deep knowledge and understanding of game programming across multiple platforms. This is a unique opportunity to grow and shape the programming team for and set the standards of excellence. It will be essential for you to have a strong understanding of game design philosophies, game asset production, creative production processes and a deep understanding of assorted game engine pipelines.

Technical Director role requirements

  • Strong knowledge of programming languages and software engineering principles, including but not limited to: Unity, Kubernetes, P4, GIT, AWS, Google Cloud, Firebase, BigQuery, TeamCity
  • Expert problem-solving abilities, ability to understand business requirements and offer appropriate cost/benefit analysis and solutions.
  • Strong people-management and leadership skills.
  • The ability to judge the complexity of tasks and provide consistently realistic estimate to support scheduling.
  • Confident in giving long term direction to a large group and drive progress.


This truly is a unique business who are one of the few self-publishing mobile gaming houses with 2 primary locations in Europe and the UK. They have very high staff retention and really do look after each employee to ensure they are constantly able to develop their skills in a supportive environment.

Interviews for this role are commencing immediately so please apply now with your latest CV!

Vacancy: Technical Director

Skills: At least 5 years leadership experience required with a programming background in game development and design including technologies such as Unity, Kubernetes, PF, Git, AWS, Google Cloud, Firebase, BigQuery, TeamCity.

Location: 100% remote role - must be UK based and post covid happy occasional travel (3-4 times a year) to Europe.

Package: Up to £80,000 depending on experience plus benefits

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