As a Director of Architecture you will oversee the planning and execution of all Software Architecture activities across Engineering, including balancing and coordinating priorities, assigning duties and ensuring all deadlines are met.


  • Provide technical leadership, direction and governance to the Architects and Engineering teams across the Studio
  • Work closely with the Studio Leadership, Engineering and Product teams to identify suitable architecture/technical solutions
  • Oversee the Architecture Board, a central governance process to ensure appropriate alignment and transparency of architecture across the Studio
  • Define, implement and oversee a suitable lean process for identifying, documenting and handing over architecture to development teams
  • Pro-actively drive innovation with new ideas and opportunities made available through new technologies
  • Develop and maintain a compelling strategic technical vision for the organization that is aligned to the corporate OKR’s
  • Mentor, coach and develop the Architects/Technical Leads across The Studio


  • Experience with leading and directing cross-site Engineering and/or Architecture Teams at a strategic level
  • Experience with Hands-on on day-to-day “man management” of Architects at a tactical level
  • Experience with preparing and presenting proposals and initiatives to senior stakeholders to gain support and endorsement
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of designing and implementing “full-stack” enterprise scale solutions
  • Experience with evaluating and on-boarding new technologies to solve current and future problems
  • Experience with implementing Event Driven and Micro-Service Architectures
  • Experience with both Waterfall and Agile Methodologies such as RUP, XP and Scrum
  • Experience with Architecture Frameworks such as TOGAF or Zachman
  • Experience of Software Design Patterns including Enterprise Integration Patterns with hands-on experience of integrating 3rd party systems
  • Experience with planning and executing rapid application development projects to tight deadlines
  • Experience with recruiting, retaining and developing engineering talent
  • Exceptional Stakeholder management skills
  • A Common-sense and practical approach
  • Fearless presentation skills that engage and captivate audiences
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and influence others
  • Proven track record of good decision making
  • Stellar organisational and time management skills
  • Background in Gaming or related field preferred.
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 10+ Years’ experience in progressive IT with an emphasis on leadership


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