Technical Director for Games
Aardman is looking to hire a Technical Director for Games. We have been making games for over 10 years, and, after the success of our Bafta-nominated console debut 11-11: Memories Retold in 2018, we’ve begun development on an even more ambitious new title. This brand new IP is being developed by an in-house team that will grow to over 30 staff, supported by our partnership with a major international publisher.
The Games Technical Director who will be instrumental both for this project and in the long term development of Aardman’s game department. You will lay the technical foundations for the development process, assemble and lead a team of programmers and actively participate in development yourself.
This is a great chance to get in at the ground level for someone looking to build something new and exciting within the framework of a well-established company. Please find a full role profile attached.
In November 2018, Aardman became an Employee Owned organisation, ensuring that the studio remains independent and securing the creative legacy and culture of the company for the future.
You can see a good selection of our work here: http://www.aardman.com/work/
Permanent, full time: 37.5 hours per week, Mondays – Fridays
Salary: depending on experience
Start Date: Early 2021
- 8% Company contribution to the Group Personal Pension Plan (GPP)
- Life assurance of 4 times your annual salary
- Permanent Health Insurance/Income Protection
- Company Sick Pay
- 26 days holiday per annum plus bank holiday pro rata
- Access to a free Health, Legal & Counselling Helping
- Healthcare Cash Plan
- Providing cash back on various health & wellbeing expenses e.g. optical, dental, physiotherapy, osteopathy etc. and special rates for a network of health clubs.
- Company Bike Scheme
- On-site subsidised canteen
- On-site free parking
- On-site Cinema
To apply; please send your CV, CV Coversheet & Diversity form to: firstname.lastname@example.org clearly stating “Games Technical Director” in the subject line.
Aardman is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of their background.