King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games
We have more than 195 fun titles in over 200...
10117 Berlin (Berlin)
Your role within our Kingdom
King is looking for an exceptionally skilled Technical Director to join our game studio in Berlin and work on our latest batch of exciting new games. You will be part of a highly experienced and successful team, so you need to be a very talented Technical expert and a great team player with great coaching skills. You will work to continuously improve the quality and efficiency of our Development pipeline.
Skills to create thrills
You are passionate about games and able to work in a flexible and fluid environment where the job will evolve over time.
Core People Skills
•Responsible for overseeing all Development hiring, training, development & distribution of the Development people to games
•Responsible for leading and coaching the Development Population to ensure their outputs consistently meet standards set
•Responsible for working with Learning department and peers from other studios and the technology community to address training and development requirements
•Coordinate with the global Technology community to ensure cross studio collaboration both for Technology and Resource requirements
•Responsible for Technical leadership for the studio, making sure the studio adopts the best-fit Technology together with the central technology team.
•Be responsible for defining, agreeing and implementing the technical roadmap for the Studio
•Consider the long term and represent the studio’s tech needs with the shared tech groups
•Work with the King Tech stack in mind, collaborate with the other TDs on the greater good
•Bring industry knowledge of best practice to the teams to aid productivity and quality - in everything from tools to architecture
•Champion and use good technical practices (Code review, pair programming, clean code, test automation, refactoring, etc)
•Host technical leadership forum for each team’s Tech leads to cascade information and grow
•At least 10 years of experience in games industry with multiple successful released games.
•Partner with Head of Studio on technical matters
•Technical point of contact; represent the studio on technical matters
•Help promote and drive corporate-wide tech initiatives with the studio development teams
•Great knowledge of the software, tools and methods involved in developing commercially successful games
•Understand and surface technical concerns from the studio development teams
•Articulate, drive and document key architectural decisions
Tasty bonus skills
•Relevant degree and several years of experience from creating casual, mobile, browser based and/or Facebook games
•Experience working in agile project environments.
•Previous experience creating casual and/or mobile games.
We’re knights of creativity
We believe that great games are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to amazing game. Our close connection with and instant feedback from the player community, enables us to deliver truly magical moments. We value your free time and your need to refuel, relax and find inspiration – by playing games with your colleagues, being at home with your family or going to the gym or out for a run. That's how we stay creative. That’s why we call ourselves developers of magic and knights of creativity.
Want to get treated like royalty?
Join our Kingdom now!
The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent.