Jobs Update December 2021

This is our Datascope jobs update for December 2021! Before our winter break, we are sending our monthly update. 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. 

Have a look at our selection of games jobs…


Art & Animation

Lead Pixel Artist- Fully Remote!
Lead Pixel Artist to join an up and coming start-up games studio, working on some incredibly exciting major projects. I’m looking for somebody skilled in leadership/mentoring and with expert skills in Pixel art/ 2D art. The role is fully remote with some incredible benefits. or

Lead UI Artist – South of England – New PC IP!  
I’m looking for a talented Lead UI Artist Artist who has experience with leading teams and working within a studio. Experience with UE4 is necessary. It’s an exciting opportunity to join a passionate team on a brand-new IP! Salary depends on experience + benefits.

Senior Character Artist – Nordics – New PC/Console Game!
A highly anticipated project needs Senior Character Artist who will work in a primarily realistic style. I’m looking for somebody with experience using Unreal Engine and Maya. Salary depending on experience + various benefits.

Lead Cinematic Animator- UK, South – AAA Studio 
AAA Studio currently looking for a Lead Animator to join their team on a permanent basis. This role is based in the UK- fully onsite. Maya and Motion builder, AAA experience with multiple shipped titles and strong management skills and exp. or

Game Design 

Senior Game Designer – Middlesbrough/Remote
Our client is an award-winning studio based in the North of England, with some very exciting titles under their belt. They are currently developing a new IP and are searching for an experienced Senior Designer to work on their AAA title.

Senior Game Designer – AAA, multiple titles – North, UK, Remote Start
A top UK studio, a reputation for quality titles, but also an industry-leading reputation for team culture, and we’re excited to assist their Design team. The ideal candidate will have experience of full development lifecycles on at least one AAA game title and will be placed in charge of key areas of games at every phase from its early development.

Lead UX Designer – Remote – Preferably American/European timezone 
A very exciting project, this role is for an expereinced UX designer, ideally with games experience or in a very comparable industry. Fully remote, no option to be on-site.

Production & Product Management

Senior Producer – Fully Remote
Our client is a leader within the Metaverse space, and are searching for an experienced Senior Producer to join the team!

Product Manager – Mobile Games – Europe 
A Product Manager who will be responsible for designing, planning, and executing the roadmap for market-leading mobile titles. This role will allow a Product Manager to own the growth of multiple hyper-casual titles; with the autonomy to develop a product vision, strategy and roadmap.

Live Ops Manager – London – Mobile 
Rapidly growing mobile studio is looking for highly skilled talent to join the Live-Ops team. This role involves taking ownership of revenue, DAU and Retention KPIs, and planning and executing monetization strategies that will motivate and encourage players to play and pay.

Sales, Analytics & Marketing

Communications Manager – Remote from Europe or USA – £35k to £45k
An international company that creates software solutions for the entertainment industry (games development) and the enterprise sector, is looking for a Community Manager that uses their creativity, writing skills and ability to connect with people and create marketing campaigns that align with the company’s values. Gaming industry experience – highly desirable.

Sr PR Manager – Remote from UK or USA – £50k to £6k
A highly exciting gaming studio, home to some fantastic franchises, is now doing super well and looking to further expand its PR efforts globally. In this role, you will be in charge of the companies own IP and third-party publishing efforts, with a big focus on both UK and US PR. Experience and media contacts in the gaming industry is a must.

Digital Sales Account Executive – London – £25-32k
One of the most prestigious and well-regarded names in the gaming world, with a value in the billions, is looking for a Digital Sales Account Executive to aid in the digital growth of the many facets of our client in order to maximise sales and profits across EMEA. At least one year in a commercial role (preferably digital) and be able to keep top secrets about massive game releases confidential.

Business and Digital Sales Analyst – £25-30k and based in Hertfordshire
International video games publisher who specialises in Japanese and Indie games are looking for an Analyst to use their business/product insights to improve the performance of the company’s products. You will have worked in some digital sales or account manager position for at least one year.

Senior Data Analyst – REMOTE
A rising start-up studio that has a highly unique proposition within the gaming industry are looking to further grow their team by hiring an experienced Data Analyst to join their team. Their product is quite special and is a great way of connecting people through its social features. The role is fully remote as well.

Data Scientist – London
A growing mobile studio that has a fantastic portfolio of mobile gaming titles are now developing their studio teams by hiring a Data Scientist to work on the next step of their mobile gaming revolution. This role would fit an experienced mobile gaming data person who wants an exciting new role.


Senior Gameplay Programmer – UK –  £65k + Relocation and Benefits.
A well-established games studio that is looking for a Senior Gameplay Programmer with Unreal Engine experience. The ideal candidate will have experience in multiple disciplines such as gameplay/AI/tools etc. Working closely with the design and production team, collaborating on ideas for the project.

Unity Programmers (all levels) – Netherlands – €70k 
The client is games studio looking for Unity Developers who are looking to join a brand new games studios working for a well-established company. The ideal candidate will have professional Unity/C# experience working on casual or hypercasual games.

Online Programmer, Canada
Looking for a passionate and experienced programmer to join the team to be a key part of our engineering backbone working on an exciting and innovative IP.

Senior Software Engineer IDE
You will help to bring the dreams of aspiring game developers into reality. Using state of the art technologies we have a passion for making games development accessible to the masses.


Trainee Games Recruiters – £24-28,000 OTE £35,000 first year

We are looking for intelligent, self-motivated individuals to join us to work with some of our high-profile games clients. We are looking for people who can persuade us that they have the drive and ambition to succeed in recruitment. If you are interested, please get in touch with your CV and cover letter to 

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!