Open Position

Lead Programmer / Technical Director

Lead Programmer / Technical Director

Being a small studio with big ambitions to deliver experiences often crafted by bigger teams requires innovative technology solutions. An important factor to successful projects is good technical leadership allowing us to push our games further. We’re looking for a Lead Programmer / Technical Director that can take the technical ownership of a game project, help mentor fellow developers (engineers, artists, and designers) to make the right decisions to reach quality and help make sure the scope and features to be built fits the scope of the project. 

We believe you have been part of shipping at least one cross platform game having first hand experience from what it means to finalize a game and get it through cert. You might already be in a lead position or feel it is the natural next step for you. You thrive in smaller teams where you get to have a big impact both as a leader and hands-on as a programmer.

Your role at Fast Travel Games

If you want to create technology and games that shape the future of XR then this is the right job for you. You will work closely with game designers and artists and fellow engineers to create technology and systems powering our games to make them feel rich and meaningful and look stunning, starting on standalone devices scaling up to PC.

As part of a small studio you will not only enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative environment where your ideas will be every bit as valued as your programming expertise, you will also play a significant role in shaping and building the studio culture. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Have the technical ownership of projects and their technical planning
  • Mentor fellow developers
  • Create, and implement strategies for reaching quality and performance
  • Take an active part in game creation
  • Identify features and gaps in FTG technology stack and work with the team on bringing desired features into the technology stack.
  • Share knowledge and help colleagues    

Skills

  • Passionate about growing people
  • Passion for VR
  • Excellent C++ knowledge
  • Experience with game engines such as Unreal, Frostbite, or Unity
  • Professional experience from engine or game development
  • Professional cross platform experience (e.g. Android, iOS, Console, PC development)
  • High sense of quality and polish

Bonus Skills

  • Experience from high end mobile development
  • Experience from Unreal Engine 4

Life at Fast Travel Games

We believe that great things happen when working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to finished result. We value your free time and your need to refuel, relax and find inspiration – by playing games with your colleagues, being at home with your family or going to the gym or out for a run. We believe that what you do at your spare time is yours, including game related side projects.

That’s how we stay creative. 

Looking forward to your application on career@fasttravelgames.com!