Technical Director - CRYENGINE

vom 06.12.2018

Crytek is looking for an experienced Technical Director to support and enhance our CRYENGINE Development team in our Frankfurt, Germany studio.

 *Required documents that allow a careful evaluation of your application are resume, cover letter and additional samples (Portfolio link / github etc.)*


  • Define the technical requirements, development strategy and roadmap. Help driving its execution.

  • Ensure CRYENGINE is built to industry best practices & methodology in line with long term quality expectations.

  • Pursue creation of a streamlined production pipeline that engages and delights customers.

  • Establish technical quality level of the product (coding standards, performance and scalability of features and services).

  • Work in close cooperation with group of CRYENGINE Technical Leads and ensure its involvement in key technical decisions.

  • Produce and maintain plans for mitigation of technical risks across development teams.

  • Ensure smooth production together with Dev Management and Technical Leads.

  • Aid in setting up financial roadmap and estimation of production costs.

  • Liaise with other technology teams on a technical and knowledge sharing level.

  • Coach and mentor Technical Leads when needed to help them get the best out of their teams.

  • Keep up with latest technology trends.

  • Be involved in the recruitment and on-boarding process.

  • Communicate well at all levels, from executive management to interns.


  • 10+ years of professional experience in the software or games development domain, with at least 3 years in a Lead Engineer capacity.

  • Experience working on a game engine and web based services.

  • Worked on at least one AAA title from start to ship as a technical lead.

  • Excellent understanding of C++ in the game development environment.

  • Solid understanding of Web Development in the Cloud, with knowledge of AWS, Azure or Google Cloud.

  • Excellent understanding of the tool pipeline for asset creation.

  • Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management.

  • Experience in game development on PCs (Windows, Linux) and current-generation consoles.

  • Experience working with Agile Processes.

  • Excellent English communication and writing skills.

  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.


  • Experience with multiple game engines, preferably CRYENGINE.

  • Experience working with high load, high availability services on multiple machines.

  • Knowledge of web standards (CSS, DOM, Javascript, HTML).




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