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Crytek Recruiting Hunt- Technical Director

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Hunt- Technical Director

Category: Technical Director
Company: Crytek
Location: Frankfurt (Germany)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Crytek is looking for an experienced Technical Director to support and enhance the HUNT team in our Frankfurt am Main, Germany studio.


Define the technical requirements, technical strategy/roadmap and help drive its execution.
Aligning the technical roadmap with business and strategic goals for the product/business unit.
Ensure the game is built to industry best practices & methodology in line with long term quality expectations.
Establish technical quality level of the product – e.g. TCRs, optimization, code quality, scalability of features and service.
Define region-specific technical requirements and strategy, aligning it with publishing and other project teams.
Build and track region-specific schedules, goals and high level strategies with the leads.
Produce and maintain technical risk and mitigation plans / help manage risk across dev-teams.
Identify internal and external dependencies and plan the needed support.
Support team with day to day coordination, code quality and help solve issues that hinder production.
Provide honest and motivating feedback to team members.
Liaise with other technology teams on a technical, engine, and know-how sharing level.
Consistently mentor and coach team members and demonstrate leadership, commitment and professionalism.
Promote effective, sustainable team dynamics.
Be actively involved in the recruitment and on-boarding process.
Communicate well at all levels, from executive management to interns, in all situations.


7+ years of professional experience in the games industry, with at least 3 in an engineering role.
Experience working on an online game.
At least one AAA title shipped from beginning to end (please list title).
Solid understanding of C++ in a game development environment.
Solid understanding of online game backend development.
Solid understanding of the complete tool pipeline and asset creation.
Experience with PC and next-gen consoles.
Proactive, autonomous and self motivated.
Experience working with Agile processes.
Strong people and team building skills.
Excellent English communication and writing skills. Passion and knowledge for games.
Keep a positive team-oriented attitude.
Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.


Experience with CryENGINE.
Working experience with C#/.NET, C#/Mono, Python, PHP, Erlang, Java, MySQL.
Experience working with high load high availability services spanning multiple physical boxes.
Shipped one AAA title from beginning to end as a Technical Director or Technical Project Manager.
Program management experience.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science.

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