Game Development Team Leader

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Game Development Team Leader

We are a fast growing mobile games studio located in the heart of Adelaide CBD, 17 team members strong, and our games downloaded by millions of players around the world. Currently we are looking for an experienced developer to fulfil a technical leadership position within the company. This person will assume high level ownership of the technical direction of the company and manage the programming team at the technical and personnel level.

Role: Game Development Team Leader

Location: Adelaide CBD

Salary Package: Competitive. Based on experience.

Contract Length: 12 months with strong possibility of extension for the right people

Employment Basis: Full time

Key Responsibilities

Take ownership in setting up best practices for coding and conduct regular code reviews.
Effectively manage team members in line with company policy and procedures, including performance and development
Mentor junior programmers in the team and plan their skill development.
Assist in workforce planning
Oversee the technologies, tools and techniques used within the team
Display technical leadership and encourage it within others
Oversee recruitment and on boarding of programming staff
Drive change to implement efficient and effective strategies as advised by management
Work with development teams to produce amazing games!

Requirements

Proven experience in leading a team of software engineers at a professional level
Experience in the full game development life cycle from design to deployment
Proven experience as a senior programmer, preferably in a game development field using Unity
Experience using SCRUM or other Agile methodologies.
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
Experience recruiting staff and building development teams

Please include your CV and Cover Letter in you application.

Applications Open for 2019