Technical Director (Hybrid Options) – London, UK

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Technical Director (Hybrid Options)

 

Quell Tech – London, UK

Quell Tech is an exciting start up that is authentically integrating fitness into the videogames space, and are on the lookout for a Technical Director to join them in the future fitness gaming! Designed and created by an engineer with a PhD in material science from Oxford University, their gaming system immerses you in an unforgettable fantasy world where you fight, run, leap and dodge your way through various levels while working up a sweat and getting your heart pumping, without the monotony of most exercise routines.  

They have built a game-changing wearable console which adds resistance, powerful haptics and motion tracking to the player’s actions without the need for a VR set-up. They have already generated $1.5m in preorder revenue and have secured funding from top-tier VCs including the NASDAQ listed, Khosla Ventures and the founders of Twitch.

As Quell’s Technical Director, you’ll take full ownership of architecting and implementing their launch title’s technical roadmap, leading and growing a team of top-tier engineering talent.

Your mission is to create a robust, scalable infrastructure for a live-service game they plan to grow for years. You’ll be joining at the perfect time too, they have finished a large-scale player test of their vertical slice prototype and be gearing up to enter production based on the test insights.

This opportunity is ideal for a motivated, strategic thinker capable of balancing long-term vision and immediate implementation. Like all Quell employees, you’ll be granted a meaningful equity stake and share in the company’s success!

Your role and responsibilities will include…
 

  • Developing long-term technical planning and architecture
  • Working with the other Directors to define milestones and objectives
  • Coordinating engineering efforts to hit targets
  • Hiring, coaching and leading game engineers
  • Designing, building and iterating game features and tools in collaboration with other engineers
  • Support the CTO in realising the full Quell ecosystem, including the wearable

The skills and experience you'll need…
 

  • Credits as either a Technical Director or Lead Programmer on at least one shipped title
  • A history of creating technical documentation and roadmaps
  • 10+ years' track record in the games and/or software industry
  • At least one shipped game on PC or console using Unity
  •  Online multiplayer expertise

Bonus points if you have skills and experience with…
 

  • Start-ups and/or small teams
  • RPG or 1st/3rd person action games
  • Building tools or leading a tools team
  • iOS/Android
  • GaaS

Just some of the benefits of working with Quell Tech include…

 

  • Equity in a high-growth, well-capitalised start-up
  • Discounted bikes, saving up to 25% through cycle to work scheme
  • Shaping the culture of a young, ambitious organisation

Interested? Want to know more? 

Contact Paul Walker on 01709834777 or email paul.w@aswift.com now!

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