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Head of Development VR

Staramba SE
Touch the Future

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Intro

Staramba SE is going beyond borders in the world of Virtual Reality. Our approach in revolutionizing social networking for celebrities and fans, is what we call Staramba.spaces. Our impressive, extensive database with thousands of digital avatars of celebrities, athletes and TV entertainment is the foundation for the next big thing in VR.

We are looking for an ambitious Head of Development VR to work on a new kind of virtual reality experience. You would be working hands on and closely with our programmers and designers with the ultimate goal of realizing the project’s creative vision.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage several teams of programmers
  • Support them in building industry leading, robust and innovative software solutions that are fit for purpose
  • Solving problems and inefficiencies by troubleshooting, designing and coding solutions alongside studio and development teams
  • Responsible for the quality and technical approach taken by team members
  • Develop a strategy for the team to meet the company’s goals and objectives and to improve the quality of the service it delivers internally and externally. To plan and monitor the successful implementation of this strategy.
  • Cooperate with artists, designers and other coders on how to best utilize the current technology.
  • Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform tasks and continue the technological evolution of the game and our tools.
  • Creating and maintaining a professional culture within the team, where individuals take ownership and are fastidious and proud of delivering excellence and quality.
  • Represent the company and the product within the industry
  • Keep abreast of latest data protection and security threats and to make sure we mitigate against these risks within known industry standards
  • Plan for team growth considering the blend/level of skills required within team
  • Monitor project progress and review individual performance within the team
  • Have a clear task list and plan for inducting new members into the team and bring them up-to-speed as quickly as possible
  • Support the business development team with pre-sale activities
  • Provide training and workshops for clients and/or staff as required

Main requirements

  • 8+ years of leading experience in the industry, at least 5 of which in a leadership capacity
  • B.S. in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or an applicable Engineering discipline from an accredited institution; or equivalent experience
  • At least 2 AAA Titles shipped
  • Being able to work within existing workflows and the ability to improve these workflows
  • Experience in latest technology regarding VR and common software (e.g. UE4, Maya, Facewear)
  • Experience in a range of programming and scripting languages (e.g. C/C++, Python)
  • Passionate about VR Development
  • Good working knowledge of major social media channels including Facebook and Twitter
  • Fluent in English

Ability to:

  • solve problems quickly and completely
  • speak/contribute to public industry events and forums as required

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