Head of Technical Architecture

Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Design & Product Development
Salary £65000-75000
Location Other

Are you a highly experienced Technical Lead?? Do you thrive in developing robust tools and middleware across many platforms? 

We have an exclusive opportunity with a leading games developer and publisher, who are currently working on an exciting new project! They're looking to build an elite team of technical professionals who will lead their existing games development studios. This team will be tasked with research and development of cutting edge technologies and middleware, before implementing these into the development process.

They are looking to recruit a Head of Technical Architecture to develop and lead this team of highly skilled professionals, based in the Midlands. The team will support game development across multiple platforms using a variety of 3rd party middleware and game engines.

This is a chance to lead a team whose remit is to push forward technology in the games industry, assisting on the development of new and established IP to be used internally and across 3rd party studios! 


  • Thoroughly audit and scrutinise project TDD, sign off of TDD as 100% fit for purpose
  • Ensure TDD is being followed throughout the project and is always fit for purpose
  • Review and scrutiny of Technical Documents
  • Recruitment and Development of new appoints
  • Oversee project specific Research and Development – prototyping new technology for future projects
  • Project review, scrutiny and improvement


  • Ability to scrutinise technical documents
  • Proven ability to research and develop prototype software within the games industry
  • Solid history of software development games industry
  • Solid history of programming using Unity or Unreal
  • Confidence to explore and develop innovative software solutions
  • A passion for producing high quality software
  • A team player
  • Excellent ability to lead and develop a dynamic team of industry professionals

Do you want to be part of a team to build robust software? To help advance the games industry and be part of a rapidly expanding company - ultimately aiding the development of studios across the world.  This is for you!

Apply for this role now, or call Jen Walton on 01709 834777 for further details