At Wizards of the Coast, we connect people around the world through play and imagination. From our genre defining games like Magic: The Gathering® and Dungeons & Dragons® to our growing multiverse, we continue to innovate and build new ways to foster friendship and connection. That’s where you come in!
We are seeking a hardworking and collaborative Technical Lead to join our team and help develop games for PC, mobile and consoles. As a hub of knowledge and coordination, you will work directly with external development teams on planning, architecture, management, and implementation of game titles as well as marshaling WotC internal resources to support the development efforts.
What You’ll Do
Work with development teams as an independent auditor, consultant, and technical liaison.
Coordinate knowledge and the exchange of resources across WotC and external developers.
Lead all aspects of project dependencies, risks, and critical paths; ensure mitigation plans are in place; recommend solutions and approve plans; understand overall impact.
Establish standard methodologies to meet a high-quality bar while considering business needs.
Negotiate deliverable targets and evaluate progress.
Apply influence and other soft skills to guide our partners to success.
What You’ll Bring
5+ years of leadership experience in the games industry; preferably 2+ years in a similar role.
Strong background using Unity 3D and Unreal Engine 4 with demonstrated ability.
Familiar with multiple programming and scripting languages.
Strength in at least one engineering subject area (rendering, systems, gameplay, networking, UI, etc.).
Strong communication skills with the ability to relate technical concepts to business leaders.
Comfortable managing through influence and indirect authority.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to foster positive relationships.
Multiple games shipped in a lead programming role, with experience with UE4 and Unity.
A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience.
We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities, or requirements of the position.
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