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Technical Director - Console and PC projects - Stockholm

OPM Response
Employer OPM Response
Category Programmers
Salary DOE
Location Sweden

 

OPM and working with a well know studio in Stockholm, Sweden. They are currently looking for a Technical Director to lead the development of their next generation open world / sandbox multiplayer engine.

As the Technical Director for multiplayer you will take ownership of the architecture and implementation of multiplayer in the engine. This is a great opportunity to work with some of the most complex and rewarding challenges in game development today; Open worlds, sandbox gameplay and highly destructible multiplayer environments.

This is a rare opportunity for the candidate who wants to play an instrumental and leading role in a small team developing next-generation multiplayer experience.

If you are a person who likes being challenged and stimulated in an ambitious and talented environment this position will suit you perfectly.

 

Required Qualifications

A strong passion for multiplayer and open world games

Experience from implementing multiplayer in multiple shipped games on PC or consoles

Exceptional experience from architecting and implementing networking technology and approaches, e.g. client-server, peer-to-peer

Familiarity with animation, physics and gameplay code in general

Knowledge of low-level network concepts, e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, sockets

 

Desired Qualifications

Strong understanding of the possibilities and challenges the PS4 and XB1 hardware architectures imposes on multiplayer support

Experience of the platform specific services and APIs available for online presence, e.g. PSN, Xbox Live, Steam

Experience with matchmaking, lobbies, friends lists and host migration

Experience with security and anti-hacking approaches and techniques

 

If you want to know more about this opportunity to work in an established games studio on AAA projects in the great city of Stockholm, get in touch today!