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Technical Director

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: Negotiable
Application date: 23rd Apr 2018

A Technical Director is required to lead the development of new graphics features and enhance the cutting edge real-time virtual environment rendering engine, pushing the boundaries within technology, particularly in the fields of VR and AR. Candidates with strong software engineering and debugging skills would be well received.

Due to increased workloads this company, an award-winning high-tech visualisation specialist in Newcastle requires a proactive Technical Director to play a key role managing the Graphics & Rendering Team, working at the forefront of 3D technology and partnering with some of the biggest names in the automotive and technology world. As a Technical Director you will be required to:

• Design and implement software that will bring virtual renderings closer to real world imagery
• Create real-time experiences, from VR to the Cloud, and implement software that pushes the limits of what’s possible in order to create world leading visualisation products
• Work closely with artists and programmers to develop advanced techniques for producing cutting edge visual effects
• Develop technology on state of the art high specification PC hardware

The Technical Director should have the following skills or experience:

• Algorithm, code optimisation, and 3D principles experience
• Experience in profiling and implementing optimisations on both GPU and CPU
• Extensive knowledge and up to date experience of graphics rendering and visual effects technology is essential
• Strong mathematics, 3D Maths, C++, C#, HLSL/cg, OpenGL and DirectX 11/12 skills
• Ability to design complex reusable systems
• Ability to debug both high and low-level problems
• Experience with high-end PC development
• Ability to understand and optimise previously developed code
• Multiprocessor and/or multithreaded programming experience would be beneficial

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge and experience with a range of commercial game and rendering engines to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Newcastle based high-tech visualisation specialist will offer you:

• £Competitive
• Flexible working
• Pension
• Relocation assistance

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have experience as a Technical Director and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Technical Director role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

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