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Gearbox Software

Associate Mobile Technical Director, Pub

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Gearbox Software
🇺🇸 Frisco, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Guide multiple teams through the mobile game development process, from inception to launch and beyond
  • Efficiently support project team’s day to day, helping to identify technical risks/issues and guide them throughout the development process
  • Provide input into the construction of a diverse portfolio of games, assisting various teams from development, publishing and production
  • Help define and review external milestone deliverables
  • Work with production staff and other leads to establish engineering goals and subsequent schedule requirements across multiple disciplines of programming and technology to keep projects on time and on budget
  • Provide feedback for titles in all stages of development, from inception to release
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in processes/tools, and direct implementation of these initiatives with the goal of improving game quality, team efficiency, and fostering a positive work atmosphere
  • Maintain communications with all team members, team leads, and executive management

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of leadership experience as Lead Programmer, Senior Engineer, or Associate Technical Director at a video game studio or publisher
  • 7+ years software development experience
  • Shipped at least three mobile or social titles (Android, iOS)
  • Experience identifying and assisting external teams
  • Demonstrated proficiency in C++ and C#
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the Unity engine
  • Expert knowledge in one or more major functional areas of game development and publishing:
    • Audio
    • Graphics
    • Gameplay
    • Engine Systems
    • Tools and Pipeline
    • Release Engineering
    • Backend and cloud services
    • Online / Multiplayer gameplay
  • Understanding of risk management principles and demonstrated ability to put them into practice
  • Customer-service-oriented, doing what it takes to help partners succeed while setting clear boundaries of responsibility

Bonus Points For:

  • AAA PC/Console development experience
  • Unreal Engine 4 experience
  • Experience with other programming languages or environments
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or applicable field or equivalent experience