Project Technical Director

Remote
Full Time
Engineering
Manager/Supervisor

Lost Boys Interactive is Hiring! If you are looking for a fully remote home to bring your Tech Director skills and experience, look no further. Bring your passion for creating awesome games, and we'll provide an amazing team for you to work with along with a great environment and exciting AAA projects to work on! We also offer a full suite of benefits!

Lost Boys Interactive is a member of the Gearbox Software and Embracer Group family. We are a rapidly growing AAA game studio based in Madison Wisconsin, with full remote work available from any state in the US. We provide top-tier development for our partners as well as working on our own AAA game projects. We have world-class projects, resources, and infrastructure, but our company’s success comes from the talented and passionate people who work together each day to produce great games together. 

Supportive, Collaborative, Safe, Accepting, Respectful, Kind, and Fun are a few words that our employees use to describe their experience at Lost Boys Interactive. Do these words describe the kind of studio you would like to call home? Apply today to start your Lost Boys adventure!

Please note: You must reside in the US and have prior AAA experience to qualify for this role. We are sorry, but Lost Boys Interactive is not able to sponsor visas at this time.

Role:

A Technical Director is the engineering point of contact for the project.  The technical director will lead in the translation from game design to technical design.  The technical director will be responsible for scoping, planning and tasking the technical implementation of the project.  The technical director will be communicating with designers, artists, producers and other programmers in this role.  In addition the technical director will be communicating with the Executive producer and directors of Art and Design.

Management:

  • Holds regular 1 on 1’s with engineers on the project
  • Participates in team composition
  • Identifies the teams technical needs, and interviews candidates to fill the need 
  • Assists in coaching, reviews and performance issues of hired engineers
  • Escalates issues, and recommends solutions to the Director of Technology
  • Enforces Lost Boys Interactive best practice specific behaviors such as code reviews, compliance with coding standards and testing.
  • Aligns team structure to facilitate mentoring and training of junior engineers

Production Assistance:

  • Advises and assists in creating and scoping the project roadmap 
  • Advises and assists in creating the technical backlog
  • Reviews the backlog with the Producer and other discipline directors to ensure alignment
  • Assists engineers to ensure tasks are estimated and implemented
  • Participates in feature design and implementation discussions with team members
  • Leads technical discussions and ensures the team is knowledgeable in the technical aspects of a feature

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the production and maintenance of the Technical Design Document 
  • Responsible for final Architecture and communicating it to other team members
  • Oversees production of Tech Briefs and Tech Designs when required
  • Directs project specific technical research
  • Responsible for technical decisions in accordance with production needs
  • Protects Lost Boys Interactive by keeping information confidential.
  • Installs and configures a working environment following documented procedures where applicable.

 

You’ll be delighted with our people, our culture, and the amazing games you’ll be working on. Come join our merry band. Apply today and become part of the Lost Boys adventure!

Lost Boys Interactive LLC is an equal opportunity employer. 

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