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Big Ape
1 rue de Stockholm
Paris, 75008

Date : 18.05.2023
Reference : AFJV-EDEV2074-25534

Big Ape

Big Ape is french Studio based in Paris, created by two brothers (Antoine & Benjamin)

We're a team of 8, passionate by the mobile gaming industry , working remotely accross France (and abroad for some of us)

After 8 month of development, we're releasing our first mobile game, Dollar Dash this year.

Dollar Dash is a new Game Category that merges e-sport and mobile gaming. Think of Brawl Stars meeting Poker : )

Lead developer - Multiplayer Mobile Gaming

Permanent contract Paris (75)

Position Duties

Lead the entire technological dimension of the studio and be at the center of our strategy & manage a currently small team of 5 people that is destined to grow fast.

Responsibilities :
  • Be the representative of the studio's technological vertical within the management team.
  • Be responsible for all Tech departments : Game Tech, IT, and Dev-Ops.
  • Collaborate with the management team to achieve the studio's strategic objectives, particularly regarding technological choices / risks, structuring, development, and growth of Tech departments.
  • Assume full responsibility and be the guarantor of the technological, architectural, and process choices of the studio's Tech departments.
  • Support Team to maintain and improve standard work procedures and methodologies.
  • Contribute to establishing best practices to continuously increase team productivity.
  • Work in partnership with production to eliminate obstacles and regularly achieve goals.
  • Evaluate the profitability of projects, technologies, and services, following potential risks.
  • Conduct technical design reviews to identify potential issues with our game technology, IT, or Dev-Ops solutions.
  • Provide support to teams in case of technical challenges encountered.
  • Participate in code reviews and team training to help achieve higher levels of excellence.
  • Support the horizontal growth of the studio by conducting technical interviews in collaboration with Tech managers.
  • Maintain a global vision of emerging technologies through continuous technological monitoring.

Candidate Profile

Profile sought :
  • At least 4 years of experience as a game developer on Unity.
  • At least 2 years of experience as a development manager or CTO in a video game studio.
  • At least 2 years of experience as a member of the management team.
  • Experience in multiplayer game systems, network replication, and engine bases.
  • Demonstrable skills in promoting cooperation, alignment, and diversity among teams.
  • Ability to lead and inspire other team members.
  • Good understanding of Agile philosophy, concepts, and methodologies.
  • French and English language proficiency.
  • A taste for teamwork, in a very friendly atmosphere.
  • An empathic personality with a desire to help colleagues grow.
  • Passion for video games !

Desirable additional qualifications :
  • Experience on mobile development platforms.
  • Experience in tool development, IT, and DevOps.
  • Experience in performance optimization and/or graphic programming.
  • Computer science degree or equivalent experience.

Additional Information

  • Shares in the company as a late founder
  • CDI

Big Ape Perks :
  • A team of awesome people !
  • Flexible schedules.
  • Fully Remote


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