Playground Games is looking for a Technical Director to setup and lead a world-class Engineering team on an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project. You will help to define and be responsible for executing against the project’s vision.

You’ll take responsibility for team management and mentoring, as well as being a key member of the project leadership group. You will report directly to the Studio Head.


Your experience within Engineering will have seen you work on multiple high-profile console titles in the course of your career. As Technical Director, you’ll have a demonstrable management track record and the ability to support, develop and inspire your team.

You’ll be flexible, highly motivated and approachable, with excellent communication skills honed by your experience of leading teams.

Skills Summary,

  • At least one published title in an Engineering leadership position or similar
  • Multiple high-profile published console titles
  • A demonstrable track record of quality in your previous work
  • Inspirational team management skills
  • A genuine passion for games

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world’s most exciting games studios as a founding member on a new AAA project.

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“The working environment within the engineering team provides the opportunity to influence and drive features whilst surrounded by the expertise and knowledge to develop and innovate.”