Director of Mobile Engineering - Unity

    • New York, NY

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce's client, an independent, rapidly growing mobile game studio, based in NYC is seeking a Director of Mobile Engineering - Unity. They are one of the fastest growing startups in the Gaming world. Summary: We create unique games with thoughtful design and an emphasis on aesthetics. With over 100 million downloads, and more projects on the horizon, our diverse and talented team is growing. We are looking for a Director of Mobile Engineering to lead our multi-talented team of Unity engineers and oversee the development of our existing and new mobile games as well as internal tools and frameworks. Remote flexibility is available. The role requires a mix of hands-on mobile application, game development and delivery experience along with comprehensive technical knowledge of global-scale mobile games architecture and related services. In addition, the candidate ought to have a strong leadership track record - communicating with, inspiring, mentoring, and aligning a diverse team of engineers with varying levels of experience. Finally, you should be an expert on modern software development methodologies, tools and processes. If you find joy in fast-paced environments, building globally scalable architectures, setting up processes that make teams run like a well-oiled machine and helping individual developers to grow their career we would love to talk to you. Director of Mobile Engineering's Responsibilities:

  • Be the voice for the mobile engineering team at this firm and serve as a bridge between mobile engineering and other departments
  • Identify business opportunities and the technical vision for the mobile engineering team and the company


REQUIREMENTS:
  • 8+ years of experience as a hands-on software engineer and engineering lead
  • 5+ years of experience managing and growing a mobile or game development team
  • 3+ years of Unity/mobile game development experience
  • Strong command of mobile game architecture
  • Experience developing a strategy and roadmap for your teams, running API's in production
  • Experience managing large scale systems with large and varied code bases (SDKs/APIs/Libraries/Plugins)
  • Strong understanding of mobile app SDLC, CI/CD pipelines and tools
  • Experience developing highly instrumented analytics based mobile products or games
  • Excellent understanding of modern leadership and management principles
  • Experience managing on-shore resources is a strong plus
  • Experience development and launching games globally is a plus
We are offering a strong compensation package: a bonus, 100% medical paid, Equity and lots of other perks. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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