Full-Time

Technical Director of Gameplay

Updated on 5/24/2024

2K

2K

1,001-5,000 employees

Publishes diverse portfolio of video games


Senior

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or relevant work experience
  • 7+ years industry or related experience
  • Previous experience leading (preferably), or being a strong contributor to a gameplay engineering team
  • Experience developing multi-platform projects
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Expertise with the C++ programming language along with strong coding architectural design principles
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership for the Gameplay Engineering team
  • Act as the lead to drive priorities for the Gameplay Systems team
  • Work with existing technology and build new technology to fulfill the project’s technical requirements and design goals
  • Devise Code Quality Best Practices and check-in Policies
  • Be accountable for code architecture, ensuring that the architecture supports the design requirements of the project
  • Advise on feasibility of design vision and propose solutions to technical challenges
  • Help define testing requirements for the game and partner with Production to drive testing initiatives
  • Manage internal and external technology dependencies and risks, and create contingency plans for critical path technologies
  • Work with the production team to revise and validate engineering estimates and production plans
  • Conduct regular code reviews to ensure quality and consistency

2K Games is an excellent workplace for professionals passionate about creating diverse video game genres ranging from sports to role-playing. By congregating talents from top-tier studios such as Visual Concepts, Firaxis, and others, it fosters a collaborative environment conducive to creative freedom and technical skill enhancement. The company's broad scope in gaming technologies ensures continual learning and career growth, making it a prominent player in the video game publishing industry.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Novato, California

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

1%

Benefits

Health Care Benefits

Health Savings Account (HSA) Including Company Contribution

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

401k Retirement Plan

Life and Disability Benefits

Group Legal Plan

Wellbeing Program

Childcare Benefits

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Generous Compassionate Leave

Companywide End of Year Break