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UE4 AAA Technical Director
Ref No.: 17-04808
Location: Jericho, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Our client is searching for a senior Unreal Technical Director to run and manage all engine development for their VR / AR Studio in Long Island, New York. They are open to someone onsite and will pay for relocation, or they are open to exploring setting up an office in another city that is local to the person they hire for this role.

This is a six-figure position with bonus and project revenue sharing opportunities.

In this position, you'll be working directly with the CEO to manage all technical engine and IT aspects of the company. This will include setting up their tech pipeline, implementing game developer best practices, working with senior staff and managing the day to day engine development.

They are looking for someone who has been a Lead Unreal Developer on at least one AAA released game.

  • Significant Unreal 4 development experience with at least one released title.
  • Must be a highly-organized leader who takes charge and resolves problems quickly.
  • Can provide expertise and guidance in engine design, programming, debugging and profiling optimization.
  • Must have 10+ years programming experience in the gaming industry with AAA experience.
  • Must have excellent coding skills in C++, Blueprints and traditional game related languages.
  • Experience coding AI, UI, game balance, questing, inventory and multi-player systems.
  • Also need experience working with shaders, physics engines, lighting, rendering, frame rate optimization.
  • Experience developing for multiple platforms. PC, Xbox, PS4, Oculus, VIVE, GearVR.
  • Familiarity with all areas of game development from animation, modeling and design.
  • Computer Engineering / Computer Science Degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years VR game development experience with Unreal & Unity, Oculus, PSVR or VIVE a plus.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for a senior management position at a fast growing and well-funded VR / AR entertainment software firm.

Tech Director / Unreal Engineer / Tech Manager / Lead Unreal 4 Developer, UE4, UE3, Gaming / Unreal 4 / Virtual Reality / VR / Entertainment / 3D Gaming / New York / Long Island / Video Game Design