Wargaming Saint Petersburg (Lesta Studio) is looking for Technical Director for development of World of Warships Legends Project (console development)

At the moment, the headliner of development in St. Petersburg is a MMO project World of Warships, which became an acclaimed Wargaming bestseller along with the legendary game World of Tanks, which is listed in the Guinness World Records for the most players online simultaneously and has more than 80 million registered users worldwide. We are also developing mobile games and starting the development of a new project for PS4 and Xbox One.

We are looking for topnotch professionals with console game development experience, wishing to further develop professionally in a creative team and participate in creating world-class games to strengthen the team.

Reports To

The Development Director

What will you do?

  • Provide technology vision & make sure team follows it

  • Deliver high-quality production-ready technology

  • Day-to-day team management

  • Mentoring team leads to bring best possible technical solutions  


AoR: Technology

  • Creation of high level technical design.

  • Identify specific technical platform limitations and requirements and ensure they are planned for.

  • Identify existing technology within WG that can be used to assist in implementation.

  • Work with technical team to devise a specific implementation strategy.

  • Create & maintain dev-friendly environment: CI, proper repository structure, appropriate toolset etc.

  • Assist in development and implementation as required (hands-on if required)


AoR: People management across

  • Identify team size and structure requirements.

  • Interviewing and hiring key personnel.

  • Employee reviews


AoR: Collaboration

  • Negotiation with external studios for access to technology and people.

  • Identify existing resources within WG that can be used to assist in implementation.

  • Work with HW manufacturers as necessary to resolve issues and understand requirements


What are we looking for?

  • At least one released console/PC title.

  • 8+ years programming experience in the gaming industry.

  • Experience working with on-line multiplayer games.

  • Experience developing for console platforms.

  • Passionate about mentoring technical talent.

  • Great verbal and written communication skills in English.

What additional skills/experience will help you stand out?

  • Experience working with highly distributed teams.

  • Experience operating a live free-to-play game service.

  • Familiarity with all areas of game technology; including AI, UI, physics, rendering, networking, optimization, content pipelines, etc.

About Wargaming

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!


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