Technical Director – Web / Mobile F2P Games - Canada

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Job Title Technical Director – Web / Mobile F2P Games - Canada
Job Category Programming
Job Description OPM are collaborating with a Canadian Independent video game development company based in Toronto. They focus on the development of web-based, Facebook, and mobile video games.

They are currently seeking a​ Director of Technology/Technical Director​ to provide tech guidance and set the direction for the technical development of the studio.

This is a strategic leadership opportunity which reports directly to the CEO. The Technical Director will be experienced in game engines, tech pipeline architecture, platform engineering, and continuous delivery in an agile framework.

  • Technical leadership and strategy that aligns and drives company goals and needs
  • Own the technical roadmap and lead architecture to facilitate portfolio-level architecture processes
  • Drive innovation and implementation of our core technology platforms
  • Building and scaling highly effective development teams
  • Lead and scale all technology initiatives
  • Ownership for the technical quality of the product and architecture standards
  • Lead a high-velocity agile software processes with continuous delivery
  • Provide technical expertise to develop cutting-edge technologies, including architecture, designing, prototyping, implementing, testing and debugging, documenting, maintenance and support
  • Defines team organisation and composition for execution and delivery by hiring, managing, and mentoring key delivery team leaders
  • Own technical best practices, continuous deployment and integration improvement
  • Drives key decision making for all aspects of strategy and planning for the engineering department
  • Foster a culture of open, honest, and respectful communication across all disciplines
  • Participate in recruitment, training & coaching to enhance individual effectiveness and professional growth


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent
  • Extensive experience as a technical leader
  • In-depth knowledge of technical concepts and strategies which align with business goals
  • Proven track record of driving technical excellence
  • Prior experience building distributed platforms, systems and/or game engines that are scalable
  • Experience leading and scaling multiple teams, along with mentoring developers
  • Extensive software architecture experience
  • Candidates must be passionate about gaming, strong preference will be given to prior gaming industry experience.
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms - AWS or Google Cloud Platform
  • Familiar with HTML5 engines and current or emerging technologies such as Web Assembly and/or other emerging web technologies
  • Experience with Database architecture and design: both relational and nonrelational
Salary DOE
Location Toronto
Job Category Programming
Date posted 12/11/2018
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