Jobs Update February 2021

This is our Datascope jobs update for February 2021!  Our first this year. 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…

JOBS IN GAMES – LATEST

Art & Animation

Technical Animator, Spain, Mobile Games, €50,000 (Remote Start) 
This exciting mobile games studio is currently in need of a talented Technical Animator to work on a thrilling new project for the mobile platform. You would be working in the heart of one of Spain’s most beautiful cities, and work alongside a great bunch of talented game developers. If you are interested please do get in touch!
Contact: lucas@datascope.co.uk

Art Manager, Midlands, AAA RPG title, £65,000 (Remote Start)
This AAA games studio in a lovely midlands town in England is currently in need of an Art Manager to handle all managerial aspects of the art department for their ambitious new RPG title! You would be an integral part of a ground-breaking new project and live in a lovely city full of culture. If this is something that you would be interested in do get in touch!
Contact: lucas@datascope.co.uk

Junior/Mid-Level Environment Artist, Germany, up to €36,000 
I’m looking for a talented and eager Junior or Mid-level Environment Artist who wants to join a fantastic studio as they begin their next project. You will be creating high-quality 3D environment art assets, and working to make sure levels are the best they can be. Experience with 3D engines needed and with industry-standard environment art tools.
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Lead Lighting Artist, UK, up to 60,000 GBP
I’m looking for a talented Lead Lighting Artist, to join and lead a wonderful team as they work towards a stunning next gen game. You will be creating and leading the team to make incredible dynamic lighting for a beloved title. Experience with 3DS Max required.
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Game Design 

Senior Game Designer – BRAND NEW Multiplayer Shooter – Central Europe
Brand new opportunity for a Senior Game Designer with experience in Level Design to join a team of industry veterans on a new multi-platform multiplayer shooter franchise. The studio makes games to bring people together and are committed to the entire creation process.
Contact: yasmin@datascope.co.uk

Technical Designer – BRAND NEW PROJECT – Central Europe
New opportunity for a Technical Designer to join an exciting studio based in Central Europe during the early stages of pre-production on a brand new project. You will be expected to define clear scripting best practices, help mentor team members on blueprints and create rapid prototypes with other designers.
Contact: yasmin@datascope.co.uk

Principal Quest Designer – AAA RPG – UK, Remote Start
Our client, a studio with a proven track-record for quality AAA gaming is looking for a Principal Quest Designer who can help them in building an exciting RPG title. They are looking for a candidate with great Quest or Gameplay Design experience, who is confident in scripting and proprietary tools, and has ideally worked on a AAA RPG or open-world title.
Contact: callum@datascope.co.uk

Lead Game Designer – AAA – Scandinavia  
I have a new lead designer role working on a new game for a successful games studio, big AAA project on a known IP. We are looking for candidates who can lead a team of designers, collaborate with cross-discipline teams and balance directing the team with hands-on implementation.
Contact: natalie@datascope.co.uk

Production 

Technical Producer – MMO Survival – Scandinavia
We’re excited to be partnering with a fantastic studio in their search for a Technical Producer, working on an open-world multiplayer game that’s currently in pre-production. This means that it will give you a chance to impact and influence the journey of the player from the inception and throughout the development of this title.
Contact: callum@datascope.co.uk

Senior Producer – Scandinavia – AAA
A highly successful AAA studio, currently expanding, in the Nordics working on a great new game is looking for a Senior Producer to join their team.
Contact: natalie@datascope.co.uk

Sales, Analytics & Marketing

QA Test Engineer – Midlands UK – £40K
A fantastic gaming company based in the UK midlands who have had fantastic success over  the past few years and working on a highly anticipated new title are now looking for a QA Engineer to come join there team. This candidate will have experience both in QA and also in Programming as well.
Contact: mahyar@datascope.co.uk

QA Dev Lead
A top gaming studio who make some fantastic sport games are building up there QA team and are looking for a experienced console QA member to join their team on the new vacant positions they have.
Contact: mahyar@datascope.co.uk

Marketing/Data Analysts
We are recruiting for a range of positions with some incredible studios around the world. Roles such as Marketing Analyst, Data Analyst and Data Scientist. So get in touch if you’re ready for a change or simply want to find out more.
Contact: jonathan@datascope.co.uk

Mobile Marketing Managers (User Acquisition/Digital Marketing) 
I am recruiting for some amazing opportunities worldwide for talented mobile marketing professionals. If you have worked in User Acquisition for mobile or ASO / other types of mobile marketing give me a shout and perhaps 2021 could be a new start for you.
Contact: jonathan@datascope.co.uk

Programming

Lead Online Programmer – Canada – $160,000 CAD + Benefits 
Titan of the Canadian game industry, creators of multiple fan favourites and winners of multiple awards. Looking for a passionate Lead Online Programmer to get cracking on a brand new project.
Contact: david@datascope.co.uk

Gameplay Programmer – Scandinavia – €55,000 + Benefits
Well known game studio with multiple offices worldwide with excellent IP’s. Searching for a Gameplay Programmer, with experience creating Combat Systems, UI and implementing in game features.
Contact: david@datascope.co.uk

Unreal Engine 4 Core-Tech Programmer – Remote – £80,000
Prestigious studio is looking for a Unreal Engine 4 Core-Tech Programmer to work remotely on an ambitious new project. Looking for someone with strong C++ and real-time rendering experience.
Contact: kane@datascope.co.uk

Engine Programmer – Remote – £70,000  
Thriving game studio are looking for a talented Engine Programmer to work remotely on their engine development team and implement critical engine features. Looking for someone with experience working with engine systems and low-level performance optimization.
Contact: kane@datascope.co.uk

Principle Graphics Programmer, AAA console, South East UK, £80,000 – £100,000 Remote start 
Popular UK AAA studio requires Principle Graphics Programmer for new IP latest consoles and PC. Excellent starting salary from £80,000 plus a remote start. Visa and relocation included in package.
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Technical Director, UE4 Project, London/Remote, £110k – 130k+
A well established studio requires an experienced TD with C++ and UE4 experience to lead a new project. State-of-the-art equipment and studio. Salary to £130k+
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Technical Director, Mobile Studio, Midlands, £75,000 – £80,000 + bonus and benefits
Well established mobile games studio requires an experienced Technical Director to lead the studio’s technical direction and teams. Salary to £80,000 plus bonuses and benefits.
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Unity Developer – London  
Amazing opportunity for a start-up Unity Developer in one of London’s top gaming studios – paying up to £40,000.
Contact: maisie@datascope.co.uk

AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY – want to join our team?

Business Development Manager – £40–45k plus commission and bonus.

Reporting to the Directors, we are looking for a Business Development Manager to prospect strategic clients and win business within the games and related industries.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a similar role in recruitment or a digital advertising agency. The key responsibilities will include mapping out key prospects, reach out to appropriate contacts in an organisation, build relationships, secure meetings, and win business. Longer-term you will lead a team of consultants, manage ongoing relationships with key clients and drive the company’s business development and market growth plans. You must be well organised, with tenacity, charm, and an entrepreneurial mindset.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone with ambition and drive who wants to grow their career.  Please send a cover letter with your CV to malsara@datascope.co.uk