Jobs Update August 2021

This is our Datascope jobs update for August 2021!  As part of our service, we want to ensure that you are kept well informed about new career opportunities.  It is not tailored to anyone’s specific skills and will enable you to appreciate the wide picture.

We have few new Team members to welcome to Datascope this newsletter, joining programming we have Joseph Osei-Bonsu, on Sales/Marketing we have Ashley Joseph and on Design/Production we have Joshua Williams.

Have a look at our selection of games jobs…


Art & Animation

Senior Character Artist – North England – New Console IP!
I’m looking for a talented Senior Character Artist who is experienced with console projects and realistic styles. Experience with UE4, Maya/Zbrush, and Substance Tools are crucial. It is an exciting time to join a new IP for consoles and PC, and if you are UK based, there is the possibility of remote working.

Senior Cinematic Animator – France – New Console IP!
This is a great chance to join an AAA console project as a Senior Animator focusing on either gameplay or cinematics. I’m looking for somebody with experience using Motionbuilder and Maya. Prior experience as a Senior is ideal, but a mid-level looking for their step-up will also be considered! Salary depending on experience + various benefits.

Lead UI Artists- AAA Studio- Midlands UK 
Amazing opportunity for a Lead UI Artists to work for a massive UK based Studio on one of this years biggest and most anticipated release.

Senior VFX Artist- AAA Studio- London,UK
Senior VFX Artist wanted for huge London based AAA Studio, working on exciting IP. Looking for mastery of VFX fundamentals such as timing, composition, colour and how VFX provide gameplay feedback

Game Design 

Senior Game Designer – Mobile Games – Singapore, possible remote option
We’re excited to partner with a well-funded and growing mobile game studio made up of industry veterans, in their search for a Senior Game Designer to execute the game design for a title that metrics indicate will be one of the most popular casual games to hit the market this year.

Gameplay Designer – AAA Console – Midlands
A well-known console AAA developer, based in the Midlands. They are currently working on an exciting IP; a fan favourite. We are looking for a gameplay designer to join the team.

Senior Level Designer – Narrative Adventure, AAA – UK
We’re working with a top UK studio in their search for a Senior Level Designer to work on a AAA Narrative Adventure title. This project is in its early stages so will give a Designer the opportunity to shape the project moving forwards.This studio has gained acclaim for its working practices, the way they treat their staff, and all-round flexibility.

Lead UI/UX Designer – Up to EUR70k – Esports 
A great new position for a designer to join an innovative game and highly skilled team, this is a mobile studio which is currently growing its team.

Game Designer – Mobile – Germany
We’re excited to be partnering with several mobile studios in Germany in their search for Game Designers. These studios are looking for Designers with demonstrable experience in F2P mobile games, as each independent studio is working on titles ranging in areas such as casual F2P through to esports focused titles,

Production & Product Management

Producer – AAA Studio – Midlands
My client is a well-known independent AAA developer based in the Midlands. They are looking for a Producer to add to their team as part of their ambitious growth plans this year.

Live Ops Manager – Established Mobile Games Studio – London
A great new position, in charge of some mobile titles where live-ops is a critical part of the success of this studio. This studio is serious about hiring people who are passionate about making games.

Sales, Analytics & Marketing

Paid Search Media Manager – London – £55K
A fantastic gaming studio who are home to some amazing games and franchises are growing there team by hiring a Paid Search Manager to work on managing , running and developing paid media campaigns for there current and future games. This is great chance for a expert in paid media who wants to use there skillset for a gaming company.

Communications Manager UK  – London – £65K
One of the biggest gaming studios in the world who are home to some amazing franchises are further developing their team by hiring a Communication Manager to cover all the UK PR and Community marketing efforts. This is a great chance to lead a team, work on the strategy and have a wide-ranging fully encompassing role within PR and Community

Senior Data Scientist
A fun and indie mobile games studio looking for a Senior Data Scientist to use their quantitative skills and analysis to offer insights on company and customer. The company is offering a fully remote working environment for all employees, and operate in a very flat, non-hierarchical working culture, where each employee can make an impact.

User Acquisitions Manager
A recent start-up is looking for a User Acquisitions Manager to use their data-driven skill set to analyse and monitor key metrics. The company is offering a fully remote working environment for all employees, and operate in a very flat, non-hierarchical working culture, where each employee can make an impact.


Lead Unity Programmer – £75,000 – UK/Remote 
Growing studio requires a Unity Programmer on a full-time basis to join the team. Salaries to £75,000 plus bonus and benefits.

Senior Unity Programmer with Tools and Optimization experience – £70,000 – UK based 
Recently announced IP from a well-known publisher is looking for a Unity expert with optimization and tools experience. Salaries to £70,000. Potentially more for the right person.

Senior Unity Programmer – UK – £65k 
The client is a well-established games studio that are looking for a Senior Unity Programmer who also has experience in other disciplines such as gameplay/AI/tools etc. You will be working closely with the design and production team collaborating on ideas for the project. This role also offers remote work.

UI Programmer – Europe – 60k 
A games studio looking for a UI Programmer who has previously worked on a AAA project. The ideal candidate will have experience working in other disciplines such as gameplay/AI/graphics etc. This role also offers remote work.


Games Recruiter
West End of London

£30 -35,000 plus commission OTE £60,000 first year plus benefits

The games industry is a fun, dynamic industry to work in. Working as a Recruiter in the games industry can be challenging but is highly rewarding.
We are looking for intelligent, self-motivated individuals with a minimum of 1-year recruitment experience from an agency background to join us. Full training is given, there is scope for fast-track promotion for the right candidate.
Email your CV to to find out more.