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Technical Director

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Ilya Leonov
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Work arrangement: Remote
Industry: Computer Games
Language: English
Level: Lead
Required experience: 5+ years
Size: 501 - 1000 employees
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Technical Director

Magic Media is an international tech group powered by building creativity and protecting innovation. They are home to an expansive group of professionals and industry-leading experts across all avenues from interactive entertainment, software, application and game development to cybersecurity, VFX, art and animation.
They are looking for an experienced Technical Director who specializes in Unreal. The ideal candidate will have extensive full-time Unreal programming experience in games. As a technical director you will be responsible for making decisions and leading all technical choices in multiple projects using Unreal. You will coach all members of the company and strive to make us better every day. Together with the CTO you will create a long-term strategy for anything related to Unreal game development.

  • Collaborate with several teams at the same time
  • Created and enforce architectural decisions
  • Coach members from junior to leaders
  • Serve as an expert for clients
  • Work hand-on a few hours per day
  • Great understanding of modern Unreal C++ and Blueprints
  • Strong skills in Unreal having delivered a few titles at least
  • Excellent architectural abilities
  • Capable of mentoring, from juniors to leaders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong reporting and documentation skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to new technological changes as per project need
  • Experienced with multiplayer gameplay systems, network replication, core engine, and Virtual Reality technologies
  • Experience in Tools Development
  • Unity experience
  • Experience working with Amazon Gamelift, Google Firebase or Microsoft Playfab
  • Mentored leaders
  • Have worked on several projects at the same time
  • Solid technical foundation (e.g. Computer Science / Maths Degree or equivalent)
Benefits and conditions:
  • Permanently remote position
  • An opportunity to hone and improve your skills by applying them to a diverse variety of engaging projects
  • Be part of an international Group with offices worldwide
  • Career growth and development
  • Working closely with a team of like-minded people in a fast-paced, multicultural environment
  • Ongoing training and professional self-improvement opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • An inclusive culture and open communication
Interview process:
  1. Intro call with Toughbyte
  2. A culture-fit interview 
  3. A technical interview 
  4. A final interview

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