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Company Name:
New York, New York
United States
Job Type:
Position type:
Full Time
Android, iOS, Other
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Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Bachelor's Degree

Technical Director


Mobile games dominator Gameloft, worldwide publisher of mobile and social games, is

looking for a skilled Technical Director.


The right candidate will have a senior-level technical and game development background. Current hit Gameloft games include:


Despicable Me: Minion Rush, Ice Age Village, Asphalt 8: Airborne, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, Ironman 3, Kingdoms & Lords, GT Racing 2, Shark Dash, Oregon Trail: American Settler, NOVA: Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance, Littlest Pet Shop, The Dark Knight Rises, PLAYMOBIL Pirates, Real Soccer 


This position is based in the heart of New York City.


This opportunity also offers:


  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Stability - check out our Annual Reports
  • Flexible core hours (9-6 or 10-7)
  • Fun, passionate and creative studio with a casual, friendly atmosphere
  • International environment which offers daily contact with other countries & cultures 
  • Challenging and rewarding work on the next great frontiers in games
  • Exceptional library of diverse games with broad distribution.
  • Work visa application and relocation assistance provided - Qualified overseas applicants are welcome to apply


Evolve and grow your career with a vibrant studio among the stability of a large, self-published company.




As part of a growing team, your mission will be to drive and participate in the development of all our  projects on in the New York studio.


The Technical Director will be responsible for all technical architecture and processes choices, supervise and participate in all aspects of projects from staffing to technology/tools, recommend solutions and approve plans, work with other studio technical directors to improve the company programming standards and engines; manage the programming team including employee performance evaluation and code reviews; actively participate in recruitment; provide expertise in design, programming, debugging, optimization, offer exceptional analysis and problem-solving skills; program different game modules, program the necessary tools for other teams, and work closely with other departments to set restrictions in the game and implement each element.


  •  Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • 5-10 years xp in graphics 3D programming (OpenGL or DirectX)
  • Expert knowledge of 3D programming
  • 4+ years’ recent xp in the video game industry on AAA or iOS games.
  • Advanced xp in core engine development, networking, mobile development and tool development
  • Experience as Lead Developer or Lead Programmer
  • Knowledge of the technical Pipeline and all the process needed to make a game
  • Remarkable leadership, communication and team management skills
  • Able to work independently and under pressure and produce results under tight schedules 
  • Able to optimize code size and speed to take full advantage of the capabilities of each platform
  • Methodical and structured programming technique
  • Keen personal interest in video games with a solid knowledge of the field


About Gameloft

Since 2000, Gameloft® has proven a top innovator. We craft kick-ass games for all digital platforms and are tested Masters of the Mobile Space. Our freemium and premium games from casual to hardcore are localized in 12 languages and more than 100 countries. Your ballin guru skills will be seen by potentially millions of gamers. Meditate on that. We partner with more legendary brands than we can fit in a bullet point, like Marvel®, Hasbro®, FOX®, Mattel® and Ferrari®. We employ over 5,000 developers in over 30 countries spanning every continent and are on the top 120 companies of the NYSE Euronext Paris, ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA. Bazinga. Our mantra? Your talent, our legacy, unstoppable.