Studio Technical Director
Vancouver, Canada | Electronic Arts
Industry:Media / Entertainment
IT / Information Technology
Job Description:54 people have viewed this job
As a Studio Technical Director, your primary responsibility will be to lead a team of senior technical directors working on multiple games, across locations, and across all platforms. You will also spend time working with the team of product managers, development directors, creative team and operations to contribute to the definition of the studio’s strategy. As a people manager you will help shape people’s careers and mentor the team in growing and reaching their full potential.
You will define 3-Year Technical Roadmaps for all technology within the Vancouver studio
You will lead the team through all its technical leads and TDs to achieve defined technical roadmaps
You will audit the technical quality of all major project milestones
You will define Configuration Management, Automation and Operational strategies in partnership with central teams
You will align Vancouver’s technical goals with the wider EA senior technical leaders
You will work with other Senior Vancouver Leadership to define strategic goals for the studio
You will mentor all technical leaders and build succession plans for each
You will find and address all technical risks for the Studio
10+ years leadership experience in the AAA, casual or mobile gaming Industry
2 full project cycles in a technical director capacity running a large franchise project in the gaming industry.
Experience with a variety of programming languages and tools.
Experience with online services or games as a service
Always improve our product quality and group productivity
Experience running a large geographically distributed team with the ability to foster a community with an emphasis on quality and guaranteed delivery
Computer Science degree or equivalent
Passion for games
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