Technical Director

Climax Studios
February 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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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 available.

  • 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 studio.
  • 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 engineering team.
  • Skills

  • Extensive game development experience in engineering and technical leadership roles, spanning both the technical and creative areas of games production.
  • 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 skills.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills and an enthusiastic team player.
  • Benefits
  • Excellent holiday package
  • Regular social events
  • Bonus scheme
  • Share scheme
  • 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
  • Eye-Care Vouchers
  • Perks

  • 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 healthy snacks.
  • 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 events.
  • Role Information: EN

    Studio: Climax Studios

    Location: Europe, United Kingdom, Edinburgh

    Department: Code

    Employment Type: Permanent

    Working Pattern: Full Time, Onsite

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