Associate Technical Director - nDreams Studio (Hybrid)



We are nDreams, one of the world’s leading developers and publishers focused on VR games.

We are looking for an Associate Technical Director who will define the scope and oversee architectural and engineering decisions in the development of VR games within a fast-paced, expanding studio. You would be leading engineering efforts in problem-solving technical issues across multiple projects whilst coordinating with other company studios and core technology teams to help direct their efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilising extensive knowledge of game development to define the scope and oversee architectural and engineering decisions in the development of VR games on Unreal Engine.
  • Coordinate with studio production on how best to support delivery of short and long-term goals.
  • Contribute to mid and long-term technical strategy for the studio.
  • Mentor engineers across the studio to enable them to do their best work.
  • Liaise with other disciplines, internal and external partners, and core technology teams across multiple projects to help direct their efforts.
  • Participating in the definition, scope and implementation of tools that improve development workflows.
  • Offer experienced insight into technical problems, including profiling and optimisation of code and software systems.


Essential capabilities

  • Proven skills in games development as a senior principal engineer or equivalent in a medium to large studio.
  • Extensive knowledge of delivering games on Unreal Engine.
  • C++ programming.
  • Can be flexible when necessary to fulfil the needs of the studio.
  • Is highly skilled in verbal and written communication.
  • Are able to listen to feedback and respond accordingly.
  • Has a great positive attitude and is confident in motivating and empowering developers.
  • Able to work in a team, and also individually on studio matters.
  • Keeps up-to-date on industry news, trends, and techniques.
  • Has a desire to research, learn and improve their own knowledge, and pass that knowledge on to others.

Desired experience

  • Experience in the development of VR games
  • Experience in delivering multi-platform titles for mobile, PC and consoles
  • Experience with C# and Python.
  • Some proficiency with Perforce administration, build systems and development tools.
  • Experience of working with Core Technology teams.


Who we are -

We are nDreams, a world-leading game developer and publisher with nearly a decade of VR specialism. Combining a drive to push technological boundaries with proven gaming excellence, we are the team who set the standard for VR games with Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, Synapse, Fracked and the award-winning Phantom: Covert Ops.

With our team’s triple-A credentials and sensibilities, alongside bespoke VR technologies, we’ve got the skillset, processes and creative vision to deliver innovative, high-end games for all VR platforms and genres. If it’s VR gaming, you will find nDreams at the forefront of it.

Our projects continue to advance the present and define the future of VR. Want to be a part of it? Apply today to join a studio with a state-of-the-art collaborative workflow and diverse talents assembled from world-leading games developers and publishers.

Why nDreams?

Our expanding company shares a passion for innovation, collaboration and leading the future of VR. We encourage an open and diverse culture and empower people to explore ideas and put their own stamp on their work. With humble beginnings as an independent studio, we combine amazing projects and considerable scale with a personal, caring touch.

We offer great perks, including flexible hours, duvets days, your birthday off, dedicated personal development time and support, as well as regular socials and parties. Beyond this, there’s an excellent holiday offering, pension scheme, health insurance, life cover and much more. Our newly refurbished nDreams studio space has some fantastic facilities and is built around collaborative work (and play!).


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