Technical Director (Fulltime position) - Hekate (Berlin, GER)

Hekate is a team of experienced game devs focusing on atmospheric high quality gaming experiences. Currently, we are working on our first title 'Ad Infinitum' a first person survival horror game set in World War 1. 

Start: Jun 2019

Responsibilities:

  • Taking responsibility and ownership of all technical aspects of production: gameplay features, UI, AI, console ports, optimization.
  • Setting up the development environment.
  • Setting up the versioning system.
  • Creating the structure and naming convention of the project.
  • Setting up and managing the build automation.
  • Coding key features of the production in UE4 (C++).
  • Coordinating additional technical freelancers.
  • Close collaboration with the inhouse Design- Art- and Sound Department.
  • Creating and setting up easy to use blueprint systems in UE4 for other departments.
  • Integrating the major technical aspects into the overall pipeline.
  • Constantly improving and advocating the inhouse pipeline.
  • Collaborating with everyone in the team to build the best game experience possible.
  • Delivering timely and high-quality results.
  • Actively seeking out, incorporating and providing feedback to and from the team.
  • Highly motivated and contributing to a positive working environment.
  • Managing deployment


Minimum Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in coding console or PC games.
  • At least two projects created in UE4 (not necessarily commercial).
  • Deep understanding of the Blueprint System in UE4.
  • Experience with all major systems in UE4.
  • Deep understanding of the compiling and profiling in UE4.


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with the particle System of UE4.
  • Experience and interest for GameDesign.
  • Experience with the particle System of UE4.
  • Very structured & organized.
  • Fluid spoken and written communication skills in english.
  • Excellent Time management, Creative Process and Production Process skills.
  • Bachelor level education in a related field.


Other optional Experience:

  • German speaking.
  • Experience working on FPS or horror game.


What we offer:

  • Becoming a key member of the company.
  • Flat hierarchy.
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Crunch avoiding philosophy.
  • Reasonable creative freedom.
  • Skilled, friendly and highly motivated colleagues.
  • Living in the IT Capitol Berlin + the healthcare and social security benefits of germany
  • Skilled, friendly and highly motivated colleagues.
Applicants must deliver a resume and Portfolio to be considered for this position. Please submit your application at our webpage: www.hekate.games or apply with Subject 'Application for Technical Director' at [email protected].
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