Chief Engineer

Engineering Leamington Spa, Warwickshire


Playground Games is looking for a Chief Engineer to lead a world-class Engineering team on Forza Horizon Live Ops.

Your experience in leading people will allow you to develop a team who are empowered to build a AAA game of the highest quality. Your game programming background will enable you to inspire the team to make decisions to enrich the game. Your ability to coordinate a large team will help you form plans which allow the game to continue to grow. You understand the Engineering challenges faced when providing frequent updates to a shipped title.

You are flexible, highly motivated and approachable, with excellent communication skills honed by your experience of leading a team.

Skill summary:

  • At least one published title in an Engineering leadership position
  • Multiple high-profile published console titles
  • A demonstrable track record of quality in your previous work
  • Inspirational team leadership skills
  • An organised and process driven attitude to problem solving
  • A genuine passion for games

This is an exceptional opportunity to join one of the world's most exciting games studios as a key member of an established team. It will provide exciting new challenges for any experienced developer looking to further their career and create world class games.