Technical Director

  • Anywhere

PIXO VR is searching for a Technical Director to join our team of award-winning thinkers and makers.  The Technical Director is a leader within the organization and a positive force and mentor for the technology production team. The Technical Director is a problem solver, presenting solutions where others see problems, viewing challenges as opportunities. The Technical Director has solid experience in Unreal Engine and in the VR space as well as an aptitude for leading people and leading change. The Technical Director will work with the engineering team and support them on both technology and organizational challenges. The Technical Director will mentor and focus on growth plans for individual team members.  The Technical Director will oversee the execution of the entire engineering production pipeline with the support of operations, while focusing on the delivery of a specific project as well.  The Technical Director will also be the liaison between the Apex Platform Team and the PIXO VR Production Team to ensure quality of build by reviewing code and developing enhancements to our proprietary, patent pending IP in Unreal Engine.

Qualifications

  • 7-10 years working experience with a licensed 3D engine (Unreal, Unity)

  • At least 4 years of experience in C++ programming

  • Experience creating XR Content, video games and/or real-time 3D products

  • Experience programming and architecting complex, data-driven systems

  • Experience programming UI and gameplay systems

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of good User Interface practices

  • Must have excellent object-oriented design and analysis skills

  • Must have excellent communication and documentation skills

  • Must have led a development team of at least 3-10 people

  • Experience with VR and AR applications

  • Experience with Git Source Control and Perforce

  • Detail oriented enough to review code and implement process while strategic enough to assist in product roadmap prioritization and R&D

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a scrum master managing a portfolio of development projects

  • Experience with optimizing for mobile hardware and/or stand-alone VR headsets

  • Enterprise development experience a huge plus

  • Experience with development automation a huge plus

  • Gameplay, Graphics, Physics, Audio, Networking, UI, AI, Tools Programming

  • Comfortable with Senior Client interaction

Attributes

  • Positive outlook with a drive to meet and exceed goals

  • Collaborative, motivating and empowering leadership style

  • Passion around learning, growing and developing new technology solutions

  • A natural bias to action

  • Ability to switch context quickly and multi-task as needed, vision to see overall production needs while digging deep into specific problems or challenges

  • Natural problem solver who identifies and owns issues proactively

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) in Computer Science or a related field, or an equivalent amount of applied experience in software engineering

Interested applicants should email their resume and a cover letter to careers@pixovr.com

To apply for this job email your details to careers@pixovr.com