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Tech Director - Mobile Gaming

Series.AI

Series.AI

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Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Job Summary:
Elevate your career and passion for gaming technology by leading the technological revolution in a high-tech mobile game studio start-up as our Tech Director. If you thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments and possess a harmonious blend of hands-on technical skills, visionary leadership, and a zealous drive to innovate, your next groundbreaking project awaits you here. We are seeking an experienced technology leader who excels in both crafting code and architecting sophisticated data analytics, building test plans, directing player support services, and embedding AI across operations to refine and enhance gaming experiences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the driving force behind the development, execution, and innovation of technology strategies, ensuring alignment with overall mobile game project objectives.

  • Lead and manage a remote team of engineers, providing mentorship, technical guidance, and feedback to ensure high-quality software standards.

  • Write code, resolve bugs, and perform code reviews to maintain and elevate software quality.

  • Manage the QA team, including designing and executing comprehensive test plans to ensure flawless game performance, functionality, and user experience.

  • Provide leadership to the community service team.

  • Construct and manage optimized data summaries from extensive data warehouses, enabling actionable insights for game improvement and player satisfaction.

  • Oversee the full software development lifecycle, from planning to deployment, ensuring timely and quality delivery.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including creative and product teams, to ensure quality and timely project delivery.

  • Propelling player support services to new heights by integrating advanced technologies and developing strategies to enhance player engagement and support.

  • Harness the power of AI to innovate tools and processes, offering cutting-edge solutions across all disciplines, including engineering, QA, and player services.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in software engineering, with a focus on mobile gaming technologies and a solid track record of hands-on development.

  • At least 3 years of leadership experience managing cross-functional technology teams in a fast-paced and creative environment.

  • Strong proficiency in mobile development languages and frameworks, along with a deep understanding of game architecture and design principles.

  • Expertise in backend technologies, particularly Java Tomcat, with proficiency in Python and Node.js as a plus.

  • Extensive experience with AWS or other cloud services, particularly DynamoDB and Redshift.

  • Solid understanding of data analytics pipelines and related technologies.

  • Familiarity with creating and executing comprehensive test plans to ensure software reliability and quality assurance.

  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with a knack for mentoring teams and cultivating a dynamic, innovative work environment

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Game Development, or a related field.

  • Demonstrable experience in implementing AI and ML technologies to streamline operations and enhance gaming experiences is a plus.

  • Experience with Unity is required, experience with Cocos2d-x a plus.

What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to be at the forefront of mobile gaming innovation, leading technological advancements in captivating projects.

  • Fully remote work arrangement, fostering flexibility and a balanced lifestyle.

  • Competitive salary, equity options, and a comprehensive benefits package.

  • A collaborative, open-minded team environment where creativity and innovation are not just encouraged but are the essence of our ethos.

  • Significant opportunities for professional growth, skill enhancement, and career advancement in the rapidly evolving mobile gaming industry.

Series Entertainment embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are an equal opportunity employer, welcoming individuals from various backgrounds, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. If you are driven by the challenge of enhancing development operations and want to impact the future of gaming technology, we want to hear from you!

Take the next step in your career and apply to be part of our cutting-edge team today!