Head of Engineering

Salary Competitive

Interested in a job at a multiple award-winning and rapidly growing tech startup? We are looking to expand our Product & Tech leadership with a Head of Engineering, reporting directly to our CPO & Co-Founder. This position will be key to ensuring that we continue to build and design the most accessible products for all creators utilizing animation and motion capture tools. Our users span everything from global top-tier game, film, VR/AR, and VFX studios to indie creators in the booming creator economy.

The Product and Tech department is responsible for the entire product portfolio at Rokoko. As Head of Engineering, you will have a crucial impact on Rokoko's engineering efforts building products with the most suitable technology that our users will love and that will enable us to reach new users and markets.

What you'll do

  • Lead a team of various engineering fields with teams primarily in Copenhagen (DK) and Athens (GR).

  • Grow a healthy, collaborative, and productive engineering team in line with our values.

  • Grow people and the team through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback, process, and continuous improvement efforts.

  • Work closely with your "Product counterpart", being accountable for choosing and developing the right technology to deliver on the product strategy and vision. In other words, be a key part of defining the technical capabilities required to achieve the product strategy.

  • Participate in the design of your team's systems architecture, making the appropriate trade-offs between quality, scalability, performance, and cost aligned with the team’s tech strategy.

  • Grow the technical expertise of your team through technical leadership and advocating for sound software engineering practices.

  • Lead and support the dedicated engineers who architect, develop, and operate our hardware and software products.

Who you are

  • You love to see things grow, and you thrive in navigating dynamic processes - you embrace challenges and celebrate wins as well as failures.

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in leading and coaching individuals and teams within engineering.

  • Proven experience leading the organizational and leadership challenges that come with scaling an engineering team in the scale-up phase.

  • Knowledgeable and passionate about software development and tech stacks with an M.Sc. or B.Sc. in a relevant engineering field.

  • Proven experience with applying agile software development practices to create high-performing teams.

Applications & Questions

If you see yourself in this role, please apply with the following documents and information:

  • CV

  • Desired starting date

  • Reference cases as a link or PDF

  • Cover letter

For more information or questions please contact us at jobs@rokoko.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

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Working at

Rokoko is a tech startup with offices in the heart of Copenhagen, San Francisco and Athens. We are a happy mixed bunch of creatives, tech nerds, world-class software and hardware engineers, 3D artists, business people, one philosopher, one idealist, thousands of sensors, and a co-founder who only wants to sit on orange chairs. Our vision is to crush the barriers of animation and interactive storytelling. We imagine a world where Rokoko enables anyone and everyone to breathe life to their creative ideas, where imagination is unshackled from technical complexities and the steep learning curves of animation. We're building creative tools for the storytellers of tomorrow.

Read more about Rokoko

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