Technical Director Jobs in Los Angeles, United States

Recognized as a leader in developing mass-market titles for video game consoles, Heavy Iron Studios, Inc. is a video game developer based in Los Angeles, California originally founded as a THQ studio in 1999. Heavy Iron is now a part of Keywords Studios and under Keywords Studios’ Game Development service line, we provide game development support to many of today’s most popular game titles.Heavy Iron has worked in close partnership over the years with developers such as Activision, Amazon Games, Bandai Namco, Epic Games, Riot Games, Square Enix, Ubisoft, and more to offer compelling, interactive gaming experiences across multiple generations of console platforms.Heavy Iron Studios is actively looking for a Technical Director to join our team. Technical Directors are responsible for a broad range of duties including hands-on programming, leading and managing teams of developers, and estimating and managing projects. Ideal candidates will have extensive hands-on programming experience, and a passion for organizing and managing other developers.Our culture promotes collaboration, and we enjoy working together. We are always looking for exceptional talent for our team. We want to hear from you if you meet the qualifications and have an interest in working on exciting projects. We pride ourselves on creating quality and timely products for our partners and players. RequirementsExcellent C/C++ skills Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, a related discipline, or 4 years of equivalent relevant work experience At least three previously shipped titles Good all-around game programming knowledge, such as gameplay programming, 3D math, 3D graphics, real-time networking, multi-threading, and performance optimization Experience estimating, planning, and managing complex software projects Experience creating detailed design docs and task descriptions Experience conducting interviews and making hiring recommendations Strong problem-solving ability Self-motivated with an ability to take initiative and make decisions Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, in a team and customer facing environment A passion to create and to work with creative teammates to build something outstanding

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