Climax Studios was established nearly 30 years ago, we have an extensive
history in developing all kinds of digital experiences across all formats, and
we have won multiple awards along the way.
We're looking for an experienced and talented Technical Director to take this
key position. You will be working alongside our other studio's Technical
Director, CTO and the Development Director, and you will be instrumental in
the scaling up of the code team at our new Edinburgh location.
You'll be based out of our new Edinburgh studio based in the heart of the city
overlooking the historic castle. We have in studio and hybrid options
Handling the management of the studio's engineering department staff.
Team building - the hiring, mentoring and career development of the
studios engineering team.
Being responsible for quality and success of the programming team in the
Solving technical issues in order to support the engineering department in
delivering their project goals.
Researching and proposing solutions to improve the technical expertise of
the studio and the Climax code teams as a whole.
Collaborating with our other discipline directors to provide a clear
vision for the studio's games, and help to communicate that vision to the
Extensive game development experience in engineering and technical
leadership roles, spanning both the technical and creative areas of games
Advanced and proven professional C++ programming skills and a thorough
knowledge of software design practices.
Extensive Unreal experience.
Excellent leadership skills – you will have the ability to communicate
clearly and get the best out of your teams.
A solid background in the production of AAA games with experience shipping
console and PC games.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with good client facing
Strong time management and organisational skills and an enthusiastic team
Excellent holiday package
Regular social events
Fresh fruit and snacks
A friendly, focused, ambitious and relaxed working environment
Ongoing training and development, with career progression
Discount card for all the shopping centre stores
Great seafront location, a short walk from the rail station, bars,
restaurants, coffee shops
Group Private Medical Insurance provided by BUPA
Group Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Programme
Private Dental Insurance
Group Income Protection
Company Pension Scheme
Cycle To Work Scheme
Bring your doggo to work! We're a dog friendly studio, bring your pooch
in to meet us.
Bean to cup coffee machine in the studio.
Fresh fruit and healthy snacks provided daily, breakfast and some not so
In-house clubs and socials. From board games, tennis, football to D&D
nights, there are lots of opportunities to socialise.
Regular Socials including Project Wrap Parties, team and studio events,
Christmas and annual Summer parties and some great charity fundraising
Role Information: EN
Studio: Climax Studios
Location: Europe, United Kingdom, Edinburgh
Employment Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time, Onsite