The iNK Studios Technical Director hires, trains, manages and leads a team of top video game industry talent creating cutting edge narrative games. The perfect candidate has a senior-level technical and game development background.
The Technical Director is responsible for the entire iNK Stories technical team, in close coordination with the other leads. The TD is critical in our mission to create the best user experience and game quality. As the cornerstone of a growing team, your mission will be to help build and manage the development of all of our games on multiple platforms.
Supervises and participates in all aspects of projects from staffing to technology/tools
Works closely with other departments to define the technical requirements and restrictions for projects - including all technical architecture and process choices
Recommends solutions and approves schedules
Manages the programming team including employee performance evaluation and code reviews
Actively participates in recruitment
Provides expertise in design, programming, debugging, optimization
Offers exceptional analysis and problem-solving skills
Programs different game modules
Creates, or supervises development of, the necessary tools for other teams
Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent experience
5-10 years experience in game systems programming
Expert knowledge of 3D programming
5+ years’ recent experience in the video game industry on AAA or iOS games
Advanced experience in core engine development, networking, mobile development, gameplay, and tool development
Shipped multiple games as Lead Developer or Lead Programmer
Knowledge of the technical pipeline and all the processes needed to make a game
Exceptional leadership, communication and team management skills
Able to optimize code size and speed to take full advantage of the capabilities of modern game platforms
Lifelong personal interest in video games with a solid knowledge of the field
Experience with modern commercial game engines
All qualified candidates must pass a technical test as part of the interview process for this position.
(This is a full-time position, onsite in Brooklyn, NY.)