Technical Lead // Senior

  • Auckland, New Zealand

Technical Lead // Senior

Job description

We're looking for a technical leader to help us launch two cool PC indie games. In this role you will manage a small team of developers (with supporting  game design, art and audio teams input) to deliver the projects on schedule and within budget.  

Stationeers is a space station building and management sim featuring complex atmospheric, electrical, manufacturing, agriculture, gravitational and online multiplayer systems. It's already available in early access and has a great player community to engage with. You'd also lead developers on a second unannounced project, a 2D base building and exploration game.

In this role you will:

  • Define project technical and design vision and product roadmap. 
  • Architect fundamental game systems, with an eye to reuse and optimisation
  • Mentor programmers to develop their technical skills and project delivery skills
  • Provide professional development for team members, including performance reviews, providing feedback and identify training needs
  • Establish good coding practices for all developers to follow
  • Identify and provide tools and other best practices to aid project delivery

Job requirements

  • At least 6 years industry experience
  • Published games built with Unity
  • Experience in leading a programmer team
  • Extensive experience in C# and Unity
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A tertiary qualification (Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar) or equivalent industry experience

The position is full time, onsite in Auckland. Assistance is provided for relocation & support for obtaining a visa. We highly value diversity. Regardless of disability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or any other aspects of your culture or identity you have an important role to play in our team.