Double Eleven Technical Director (100% UK REMOTE WORKING OPTION)

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We’re looking for an experienced Technical Director to join our rapidly growing team. We’re trusted with some of the biggest IPs in the world by partners who come to us with the toughest technical challenges.

We’re evolving the games industry by being different and we look after our team well. We avoid crunch and overtime is always optional, and always paid, to allow you and your team to have a genuine work life balance and still work on some great projects.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds and walks of life.


  • Working closely with our technical, leadership and management teams to shape the future of development at Double Eleven

  • Mentoring a team of brilliant engineers so they can do their best work

  • Sharing the best approaches from inside and outside the studio with teams in our UK and Malaysia studios

  • Ensuring that we only ship the best possible experience on a platform

  • Keeping an eye on the future to ensure our tools are always ready for what’s next

We are fundamentally different in the way we work and what you may be used to. Our company was created on the premise that people could have normal lives and do what they love doing. On the rare occasions we work overtime it’s always paid and from time to time we also offer voluntary out of hours paid projects. Think of us as a crew instead of a studio, heading in the same direction and dependent on one another to succeed.


  • A leader in your field

  • As comfortable in code as you are working with your team setting a direction and ensuring that it’s followed

  • Hands on, you work best when you’re collaborating with others

  • A capable facilitator, bringing the right people together to solve a problem


  • Technical roadmap development and review on all projects

  • Definition and execution of tool development planning

  • Support for the wider technical team on projects

  • Risk identification and mitigation

  • Opportunities for development and training

  • Review of opportunities and future projects

  • Reporting on progress to senior stakeholders and setting targets for the team


  • 5+ years at technical director level

  • 2 games shipped in this role on multiple console platforms

  • A full understanding of modern software development practices.

  • Exceptional coding skills in C++ / C#

  • Experience with performing code reviews and setting coding standards.

  • Advanced knowledge of modern rendering techniques and API’s.

  • Advanced knowledge of optimisation and multi-threading, particularly on console


  • Advanced knowledge of Unity / UE4, especially at engine code level.

  • Advanced knowledge of networking, P2P hosting and client - server architecture.

  • Advanced knowledge of build pipelines, CI software (Team City / Jenkins).

  • Advanced knowledge of asset creation pipelines.


All relevant qualifications considered.


We’re pretty sure we’re the best place to work, period. Some of our benefits include:

  • Flexible working hours (start anytime between 8:00am and 10:00am)

  • Flexible lunch hours.

  • Personal development plan and potential annual performance bonuses.

  • Vitality Private Healthcare (for you and your family).

  • Christmas bonuses.

  • State of the art office facilities

  • Regular team lunches and title launch parties.

  • Additional leave for moving house and your birthday.

  • Cycle scheme.


Double Eleven Limited is a full-service publisher and developer, with our head office located in Middlesbrough and a second office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Since becoming an independent publisher, Double Eleven has focused on bringing great games to new platforms and audiences including titles from the PixelJunk series, Prison Architect, and Goat Simulator. Double Eleven has also developed a strong reputation for technical skill, working on external titles such as the Lego Harry Potter series (PS4/XB1/Switch), Limbo (Vita) Crackdown 3 (Windows 10) and most recently brought Minecraft Dungeons (Switch, PS4 & Xbox One) to players around the world in partnership with Mojang and Microsoft.


In 2017 and 2018, we were voted one of the best places to work in the UK Games Industry by

From development and business development, marketing to distribution, there’s a huge amount of talent and experience here from all levels of the games industry. Through hard work, ambition and humanity, we are able to use that experience to create and bring to market great games that people love.

Posted Double Eleven Technical Director (100% UK REMOTE WORKING OPTION) on April 9, 2021 via Stackoverflow Jobs

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