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Game Tech Lead, Stadia

18 days ago by Google

Mountain View (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Software Engineering

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Minimum qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience in technical roles at entertainment studios.
  • Experience launching and/or shipping entertainment titles.
  • Experience building graphics, core, and/or online tech systems for entertainment production.
  • Demonstrated experience with technology solutions for Media and Entertainment, with a track record in both internal and customer facing roles.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience managing external and remote development teams.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the latest middleware technology for various entertainment platforms.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Google products and the broader technology industry with an interest in video games.
  • Ability to travel as required.

About the job

The Game Production group on Stadia is the main point of contact for our development partners creating exclusive content for our platform. Producers will help identify development partners, participate in due diligence on these studios, and then work with them to develop their games.

The primary focus will be the evaluation of milestones and coordination with other groups of the Stadia publishing team including Game Tech, QA, Localization, Business Development, Legal, and Marketing. Experience in both publishing and internal game production experience is ideal for this role.

Stadia is Google’s premier Video Game platform, designed for everyone. We are working on custom built hardware and rapidly evolving open source technology to deliver a seamless gaming experience across multiple devices. Stadia provides players new ways to discover, engage, and connect with content with no download required thanks to our cutting-edge data centers. Our team members are building the tools that will push game development to new levels, reducing the barrier to entry and bringing gaming to everyone. Through the power of Stadia, there is unlimited possibility.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate between multiple game studios and platform requirements.
  • Manage a team of technical support engineers.
  • Evaluate and troubleshoot technical issues with in-development game software.
  • Review technical planning and design documents, validate staffing and tech plans.
  • Perform technical due diligence on game development studios.

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