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Technical Director

Avalanche Studios is the division dedicated to ambitious, externally published, AAA open world games like Just Cause, Mad Max, Rage 2 and our upcoming title Contraband. We're now looking for a talented Technical Director to join one of our AAA teams in Stockholm. 
As the Technical Director, you will partner with the technical leads within the team. You will play a key role in bridging artistic vision and technical implementation by setting technical standards, driving innovation, and identifying synergies between teams and supporting building a high quality game. 
To succeed in this role, you have to be passionate about games technology, be the natural technical leader, have excellent people skills, and be devoted to making fun, immersive games.

  • Responsible for technical excellence and architecture of the project team
  • Be the technical stakeholder for a new project and set us up for success.
  • Set strategies for future technical development 
  • Manage internal and external technology dependencies and risks, and help with the creation of mitigation plans
  • Evaluate both internal and external technology solutions
  • Facilitate communication both within and across disciplines and facilitate and encourage the sharing of technical knowledge and code between projects and divisions
  • Work with and maintain positive relationships with our technical partners.
  • Support and work with the Technical Leads
  • Develop strong relationships with the Central Technology Group

Required Qualifications

  • Worked from start to finish on at least one AAA console game, understanding of its architecture; understanding the engine, middleware, and their constraints
  • Strong technical background with solid professional experience in C/C++ programming.
  • Practical experience from different areas of game development as well as industry experience working as a Lead Programmer or Technical Director.
  • Extensive knowledge in software development methods
  • Strategic mindset and ability to manage stakeholders at all levels
  • Proven team management and inter-discipline communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be interested in upcoming new technologies and trends

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience from working with open-world games
  • Experience in working with multiplayer games
  • Experience from working with a proprietary engine.

Employee promise
We provide goals, instead of instructions, and the opportunity to do the best work of your career.
Our Values
At Avalanche Studios Group, we believe in worlds beyond limits, we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Everyone at Avalanche Studios Group has a shared responsibility to create an open and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated equally and with respect. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion and creativity.
How to Apply
To apply for this position please register below. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only.
We will only consider candidates who have submitted their CV and who can work from the office in Stockholm a few days a week.

Technical Director

Full time

Published on 06/16/2023

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