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Technical Director - MMO - Central London Posted Jun 07
Interactive selection , United Kingdom (London)
 
Our client is currently building a team in London to lead development on a new and highly ambitious MMORPG. They are looking to grow a relatively small, tight-knit team, capable of delivering big ideas through experience, smart process, and world-class tools.
 
They are looking for a new Technical Director to join this growing team, responsible for leading the technical vision of the project, and providing support, mentoring and guidance to the wider engineering team. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable track-record as a Technical Director on multiple high-profile titles.
 
Requirements:

Shipped a minimum of 1 high-profile MMO or other heavily server based game as a Technical Director.
Proven AAA experience in a development side engineering leadership position.
Experience managing and mentoring a team of engineers and providing guidance and support with long-term career growth.
High level of familiarity and expertise with all areas of Unreal 4, including a detailed understanding of UE4 networking and the replication layer.
Hands-on experience driving the technical architecture of a heavily server-based game, ideally with AWS or other similar cloud service provider.
Hands-on experience driving the technical architecture of a live-game, supporting low-overhead feature and content updates on a regular basis.
Experience building a designer facing CMS for games support would be ideal.
Comfortable getting hands-on with code where necessary.
An expert knowledge of C++ is a must, and the ideal candidate will also be comfortable with a range of coding and scripting languages.
Experience creating and managing source control and continuous integration systems for runtime and backend deployments.
Strong time management skills with a proven ability to focus on priorities and meet deadlines.
Experience with procedural generation of environments and other game content would be ideal.
Passion for video games is a must.

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