Studio Technical Director
WE WANT YOUR BRAINS…PopCap is on the hunt for bright, talented, people with a passion for making the world’s best games. What’s in it for you? A super-fun environment, rewarding work, awesome benefits, and lots of free food. It takes big, delicious brains to make award-wining titles like Plants vs. Zombies, Bejeweled, and Peggle. Are you up for the challenge?
Our current state is a melting pot of engineering practices and languages to support our very popular and high scale games. As our Studio Technical Director, you’ll be tasked with guiding us to make the BEST and most efficient technical decisions for our entire studio. The person we’re looking for will be our “trailblazer” establishing best practices, processes, methodologies, and overall solutions.
You’ll ensure all of our development staff, game engineers, shared tech engineers, and tech operations, are all on the same page with PopCap’s direction. This person will oversee the building out and delivering large-scale gaming services, leading integration projects to match EA’s ecosystem, mentoring and leading a huge team of developers, and working very closely with our studio leaders to deliver our business from a technical standpoint.
PopCap is the leading global developer and operator of casual video games: fun, easy-to-learn, captivating games that appeal to all ages across mobile, PC, social and other platforms. Based in Seattle, Washington, PopCap was founded in 2000, was acquired by Electronic Arts in 2011, and has a worldwide staff of more than 300 people in Seattle, San Francisco, and Shanghai. PopCap's games have been downloaded over 1.5 billion times by consumers worldwide, and our flagship franchises, Bejeweled and Plants vs. Zombies, have sold more than 80 million units collectively.