Playground Games is looking for a Chief Engineer to build and lead a world-class Engineering team on an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

Your experience in leading people will allow you to grow and nurture a team who are empowered to build a AAA game of the highest quality. Your game programming background will enable you to inspire the team to make decisions to enrich the game. Your ability to coordinate a large team will help you form plans which allow the game to realise its potential.

You are flexible, highly motivated and approachable, with excellent communication skills honed by your experience of leading a team.

Skill summary:

  • At least one published title in an Engineering leadership position
  • Multiple high-profile published console titles
  • A demonstrable track record of quality in your previous work
  • Inspirational team leadership skills
  • An organised and process driven attitude to problem solving
  • A genuine passion for games

This is an exceptional opportunity to join one of the world's most exciting games studios as a pivotal member of a growing team. It will provide exciting new challenges for any experienced developer looking to further their career and create world class games.

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Peter Scorgie

“Having started as a graduate engineer, working at Playground has been an amazing experience where I get to learn from talented and experienced engineers while working on a project that is both fun and challenging. ”