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Technical Director/Architect

As Technical Director for the Apex Engine, ASG’s proprietary Open World Sandbox Engine, you will be responsible for the underlying architecture of the runtime and tools. You will work with the Technical Product Managers and Domain Leads to define technical solutions to deliver new features and ensure the maintainability of shared tools and technology. Along with a team of highly experienced and skilled software engineers and producers you will define processes and standards that ensure the team achieves a high development velocity.
Reporting to the Technical Director Platform, you will work closely with technical and creative stakeholders across the organisation to understand and capture requirements from game teams and create a technical strategy to deliver these features and capabilities. As part of the ASG’s Technology Board, you will join other technology stakeholders, from across the entire organisation, in setting technical standards, driving innovation, identifying synergies between teams and supporting collaboration in evolving our technology both centrally and on game teams.
As Technical Director, you will be expected to have knowledge of leading-edge games and other related technology and to continually update this knowledge so that it can be applied to our strategic decisions.
Who you are

  • Worked in a technical leadership capacity from start to finish on at least one AAA console game or within a central tech organization working with multiple titles through their lifecycle.
  •  Strong technical background with solid professional experience in C/C++ programming.
  • Practical experience in different areas of game development, as well as industry experience working as a Technical Director.
  • Extensive knowledge of software development methods including agile development, automated testing and continuous integration.
  • 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.
  • Strong knowledge of game technologies and future technology trends.

The Stockholm location
Our Stockholm office is situated in Södermalm, the beating heart of the city’s game industry. It’s a physical representation of our games – the lush vegetation of Just Cause and theHunter: Call of the Wild meets corroded metal straight out of Mad Max. It has everything you need to make it your creative base camp.
The Malmö location
You’ll find us in a standout building from 1958, just a stone’s throw from the Central Station. Within these walls, the American dream was leveraged to sell muscle cars more than half a century ago. Today, the location balances Avalanche Studios Group’s industrial, high-octane heritage with a bright and homey vibe featuring resident dogs and patio-grown chilies.
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
We will only consider candidates who have submitted their CV and who can work from the office in Stockholm a few days a week.To apply for this position, please register below. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications on a rolling basis. All further information is provided under a non-disclosure agreement only.

Technical Director/Architect

Stockholm
Full time

Published on 8 Jul 2024

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