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Technical Director - VR/AR - Germany Posted Mar 09
Interactive Selection , Germany (Germany)
Our Client is creating a first-ever VR/AR World of Science and Technology experience; a collaborative Virtual and Augmented Reality gaming platform between industry leading scientists and universities for one of the world’s biggest industries. If you are interested in pushing the boundaries of VR and AR through Science and Technology with a gamification element, this may be the opportunity for you!

We are seeking a full-time Technical Director to join their dedicated team. We believe that VR and AR are the future of scientific research and education and would like you to be a part of that future.


Lead a team of programmers to develop the vision and drive technical excellence of the experiences
Evaluate and upgrade the technical skills of engineers on the team
Serve as an active partner in the VR team’s leadership
Implement gameplay systems in a self-organizing, interdisciplinary team
Ensure the engineering team adheres to established coding standards and embraces efficient and robust engineering practices
Write and maintain technical design and software system documentation
Analyze and optimize systems as required

Required Qualifications and Skills:

Strong C++ knowledge
A minimum of six years’ game programming experience
Former experience in leading a team of programmers
Ability to design and communicate gameplay systems to a team
Experience with 3D Game Engines
BS (or higher) in Computer Science or a similar discipline (i.e. Physics, Math, EE, etc.)
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

Unreal Engine 4 development experience or
Experience working on multiplayer games in general, ideally on a MMO are a huge plus
Shipped console/PC title experience
VR and/or AR experience as a developer or user
Performance optimization skills
Experience in client / server architecture as well as implementing multiplayer gameplay
Knowledge of database development (MySQL, Oracle, … )
Familiar with: JSON, XML, JavaScript, and/or Python

Benefits and Pay/Additional information:

Comprehensive benefits package for employee and family
Competitive compensation
Relocation and visa/immigration support will be provided by the company for the employee and their family
All office communications are in English

Ref: 2932..We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency that values diversity and does not discriminate.  We encourage clients to welcome applicants from all backgrounds