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Get a job: Join Illogika as a Technical Director

The person will supervise a team of about twenty developers, offer technical solutions for the projects that are under-development and the upcoming ones, and set up a technological strategy for the studio.

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Technical Director, Illogika

Location: Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Located in the heart of the Mile-End, iLLOGIKA is an independent studio of 60 people. It is the ideal environment for those looking for a friendly team, the ability to work on a variety of projects and tools, flexible schedules and the opportunity to take part in the development of a growing studio.

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule, possibility of reduced hours, strict policy limiting overtime;
  • Holidays for the annual closure in December, holidays banks (paid, sick, mobile, unpaid);
  • Training policy for the entire team;
  • Possibility to work on personal projects;
  • Hack week and game jam during working hours;
  • Group Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Online Health Platform;
  • Group RRSPs and TFSAs;
  • Coffee, tea, food and beer Fridays;
  • Our culture: Sharing, Mutual aid, Autonomy, Transparency, Improvement.

 Description of responsibilities

  • Understand the business issues of our different projects;
  • Be in charge of project’s evaluations and the technical part of pitches;
  • Define the technological strategy to adopt according to the projects;
  • Assess the technical risks and offer solutions to mitigate them;
  • Participate in client meetings as a technical expert and offer the best solutions according to the needs of their projects;
  • Code occasionally, in particular on the most technical issues;
  • Ensure that code quality respects our standards;
  • Supervise and coordinate the programming teams;
  • Update our processes and tools as needed, implement best practices in programming for the entire team;
  • Mentor and coach junior programmers, develop strategies to improve overall team performance;
  • Make regular one-on-ones with programmers, give them accurate and constructive feedback and support them in their professional development
  • In collaboration with the HR department, set up training programs and development plans for the programming team;
  • Perform a technological watch for the studio and set up processes to encourage innovation;
  • Participate in the technological vision of the studio;
  • Maintain close collaboration with producers.

Experience for the position

  • At least 10 years of professional experience as a programmer and significant experience as a Technical Director (on a project or at a studio scale);
  • Has delivered several projects;
  • Has a good knowledge of development practices on different platforms (PC, console, iOS, Android);
  • Prior development experience in AR, VR or an interactive digital project (other than a video game) is a plus;
  • Excellent knowledge of Unity;
  • Unreal is a plus;
  • Expert in different languages (C #, C ++, Objective-C or Swift, Java);
  • Good knowledge of agile methodology;
  • Great leadership;
  • Demonstrated experience in team management;
  • Ability to supervise multiple projects at the same time;
  • Thirst for encouraging his team to give the best of itself;
  • Great relationship and communication skills;
  • French & English, written and spoken.

Interested? Apply now.

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