Technical Director (APAC)

December 11, 2021

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Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    December 11, 2021
  • Expiration date
    --
  • Gender
    M/F/D
  • Field
    Experimental
  • Section
    Industry

Job Description

Are you looking to change the gaming industry? We are!

TLM Partners, Inc. is a world-class digital entertainment company led by industry veterans. We are an engineering powerhouse, and our Subject Matter Experts work on some of the most ambitious projects in the industry and work alongside partners as ‘off-site’ professional services for publishers, indie video game developers, SAAS, Cloud, and Visualization companies. We are setting the bar for best-in-class cross play gaming experiences on every platform using our custom technologies and tools. We offer a 100% remote working environment as a “Cloud Studio” with awesome benefits to support a harmonious work life balance from anywhere in the world. Come join our vision to build a world class studio.

Position Summary: Technical Director (APAC)

  • Must have Unreal/Unity AAA game development experience – at least one (1) shipped title
  • As a Technical Director you will help define technological initiatives and participate in their architecture, planning, development, and review
  • Lead and mentor engineers, team leads, and tech leads
  • Facilitate communication between clients, internal teams/management, and individual contributors
  • Work primarily in China Standard Time (CST) with team members in the APAC region and overlap a portion of the day with North America-based team members.
  • Full-time, 100% remote
  • Best-in-class benefits & work flexibility
  • Reports to: Senior Director PMO (APAC)

Responsibilities

  • Work with the other technical directors and studio leadership developing code for global development projects involving infrastructure for online gaming architecture for multiple platforms/games/consoles
  • Design recommendations and solutions for existing architecture to improve performance, security and reliability
  • Architect, develop, maintain, and optimize the middleware, SDKs, internal libraries, and everything in between
  • Contribute to the company standards for coding, reviews and documentation
  • Support production teams to manage feature breakdown, estimates, technical risks and mitigation
  • Interface between Client partners and TLM Partners
  • Interface with other departments providing development, documentation, influence strategy and overall direction
  • Lead from a place of mentorship, teaching, and career progression

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Significant experience of game development, including on PC and recent Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony consoles
  • Experience managing teams of software developers
  • Strong C/C++, optimization and debugging skills
  • Well-versed in PC and Console game development techniques and best practices
  • Great with lateral thinking and motivation to work independently and on a team as well as the ability to work directly with teams across multiple territories and time zones
  • Ability to create and maintain technical documentation from the beginning of a project through completion
  • Dedication, teamwork and professionalism
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Great verbal and written communication skills in English

Desired Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience in the games industry
  • Relevant experience working on VR and mobile games.
  • Systems and Network Engineering a plus
  • Familiarity with current and next console SDKs, Steam, Epic Game Store,
  • Familiarity with common game industry tools & middleware
  • Expertise in Artificial Intelligence, Analytics, Mathematics, Physics, Graphics, or Audio a plus
  • Experienced in working in English-speaking work environment