VR Technical Director wanted in Germany

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Job Reference: BBBH2932
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Senior Development
Location: Germany
Salary: Competitive Rate

VR Technical Director

Our Client is creating a first-ever VR/AR World of Science and Technology experience; a collaborative Virtual and Augmented Reality gaming platform between industry leading scientists and universities for one of the world’s biggest industries. If you are interested in pushing the boundaries of VR and AR through Science and Technology with a gamification element, this may be the opportunity for you!
We are seeking a full-time Technical Director to join their dedicated team. We believe that VR and AR are the future of scientific research and education and would like you to be a part of that future.


  • Lead a team of programmers to develop the vision and drive technical excellence of the experiences
  • Evaluate and upgrade the technical skills of engineers on the team
  • Serve as an active partner in the VR team’s leadership
  • Implement gameplay systems in a self-organizing, interdisciplinary team
  • Ensure the engineering team adheres to established coding standards and embraces efficient and robust engineering practices
  • Write and maintain technical design and software system documentation
  • Analyze and optimize systems as required

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong C++ knowledge
  • A minimum of six years’ game programming experience
  • Former experience in leading a team of programmers
  • Ability to design and communicate gameplay systems to a team
  • Experience with 3D Game Engines
  • Self-sufficiency
  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or a similar discipline (i.e. Physics, Math, EE, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Unreal Engine 4 development experience or
  • Experience working on multiplayer games in general, ideally on a MMO are a huge plus
  • Shipped console/PC title experience
  • VR and/or AR experience as a developer or user
  • Performance optimization skills
  • Experience in client / server architecture as well as implementing multiplayer gameplay
  • Knowledge of database development (MySQL, Oracle, … )
  • Familiar with: JSON, XML, JavaScript, and/or Python

Benefits and Pay/Additional information:

  • Comprehensive benefits package for employee and family
  • Competitive compensation
  • Relocation and visa/immigration support will be provided by the company for the employee and their family
  • All office communications are in English

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