Executive Director of Technology- Cie Games (BBBH121805) Long Beach, California

Salary: USD150000 - USD175000 per year


Executive Director of Technology's main responsibility is to grow, develop, and nurture a talented group of developers resulting in a continual expansion of individual and team skills and capabilities.

The Executive Director of Technology will be an excellent communicator, able to both articulate the vision and drive the work that breathes life into the vision, ensuring that the technology department is properly organized, staffed, and developed. In this role you will hold the bar for excellence and be ultimately accountable for the success of our development execution to empower the whole team to create awesome games.

The Executive Director of Technology is a senior leadership role and must live and impart the company’s values of creativity, innovation, and execution.

This is a chance to mentor a rock-star group and help an already successful company expand and improve.

This is a fast growing social gaming company and we are looking for people who thrive in a creative workspace and are analytical, resourceful, self-motivated, and passionate about games and technology.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Utilize your extensive experience working on iOS and Android platforms to enforce best practices and process to ensure fast iteration cycles between releases
Advocate technical requirements of a project at the management level
Maintain a strong sense of urgency for problem solving and creating action plans for long-term resolutions
Combine soft skills (leadership, communication), hard skills (technical) and overall professional development to effectively manage the development team
Develop people so that they are constantly learning and growing their careers and regularly perform 1:1s with direct reports and encourage their personal development
Passionately articulate goals and team principles to help form a stimulating and fun work environment and culture
Promote the inventor spirit in all direct reports
Cultivate a culture of taking pride in crafting great products

REQUIREMENTS
Understanding of what the best in the industry technology looks like and how to get there
Experience leading code reviews, knowledge shares, and team building
Excellent interpersonal communication skills; able to clearly express where the product is, its limitations, and potential avenues of growth
Risk assessment and mitigation planning
Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
Ability to derive technical specifications from stated business requirements
Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Experience hiring top talent and mentoring people over the long-term
Proven experience deploying client/server and server-based/thin-client apps
Advanced knowledge of Java and database management systems
Open source knowledge a plus
Experience leading AAA game development teams
Experience with social and mobile gaming
A passion for games
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience, advanced degree preferred

Company was recognized by Forbes as one of America's Most Promising Companies and an award-winning, creative workspace with an incredible view of Los Angeles.

a fast-growing company and we are looking for people who are passionate about games and technology to join our team.

Company provides a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes health coverage, employer-matched 401k, interesting projects, and exceptional growth opportunities. You'll work with a smart group of driven and talented Project Managers, Designers, and Developers. We have an award-winning office with ping pong, video games, snacks, walls you can draw on, and an amazing view of the ocean.