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Technical Director (Unity)

LILA Games

LILA Games

IT
Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2023

Technical Director (Unity)

Mobile FPS Shooter Game Project

Job Details

  • Type: Permanent Full-time
  • Location: Global Remote
  • Reports To: CEO
  • Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:

We seek a highly skilled and experienced Technical Director (Unity) to join our mobile games studio. As the Technical Director, you will play a crucial role in developing our upcoming FPS shooter game targeted at low-end devices. With your deep technical expertise and leadership abilities, you will oversee the implementation of the game, ensuring its smooth operation and optimal performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance throughout the development process, ensuring the successful execution of the game project.
  • Oversee two sub-teams, the Gameplay, and the Graphics teams, and collaborate closely with their respective leads to ensure cohesive development.
  • Manage and mentor a team of engineering leads.
  • Drive the technical vision and strategy, making informed decisions regarding technology, tools, and frameworks to maximize performance on low-end devices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as Design, Art, and QA, to seamlessly integrate gameplay mechanics, features, and graphical elements.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, continuous learning, and knowledge sharing within the technical team.
  • Identify and mitigate technical risks, troubleshoot issues, and implement effective solutions.
  • Stay current with industry trends, advancements, and emerging technologies related to game development, specifically in the mobile FPS shooter genre.

Requirements:

  • Extensive professional experience as a Technical Director or a similar technical leadership role within the gaming industry.
  • Strong proficiency in Unity game engine and a deep understanding of its features, capabilities, and limitations.
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering high-quality 3D mobile games. Major advantage if it was in the FPS shooter genre.
  • Expertise in optimizing games for low-end devices, maximizing performance while maintaining visual quality.
  • Solid knowledge of combat and shooting mechanics, implementation of game features, UI integration, graphics optimization, visual effects, and technical art.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team toward achieving common goals.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, focusing on delivering results within deadlines.
  • Passion for gaming and a deep understanding of the mobile gaming market, including popular titles like Call of Duty Mobile, Apex Legends Mobile, Farlight 84, and Lost Light.

Note: Please include any relevant portfolio or examples of past projects with your application.