Jobs Update March 2021

This is our Datascope jobs update for March 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

Animator, Germany, up to 36,000 euro
An incredible studio in Germany is looking for a mid-level Animator to join their team as they work on an exciting new project that is in preproduction. I’m looking for somebody skilled with Maya and Motionbuilder, and is excited to work within a small team. They are offering up to 36,000 euro  + benefits.
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Senior Technical Animator, Midlands, Potential Remote!
An exciting studio in the midlands is looking for a talented Senior Technical Animator to join their studio to work on a new game. They are looking for people comfortable with rigging and skinning, as well as tools creation and pipeline. They are willing to consider potential remote working as well!
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Senior Technical Artist, The North/Remote, £50,000 + Benefits!
Our client, one of the most exciting games companies in the north of England, are currently looking for a Senior Technical Artist to work on an array of interesting new projects. This studio not only offers the opportunity to work on a diverse range of titles, but also to work from the comfort of your own home.
Contact: lucas@datascope.co.uk

Associate Art Manager, The Midlands, £55,000 – £65,000 + Benefits! (Remote Start)
This studio is currently looking for an associate art manager to come on board and be an integral part of the team for brand new AAA projects! This studio offers fantastic benefits, and the opportunity to work alongside some very talented game developers.
Contact: lucas@datascope.co.uk

Game Design

Senior or Principal Gameplay Designer – AAA RPG – UK, Remote Start
Our client, a studio with a proven track-record for quality AAA gaming is looking for a Senior or Principal Gameplay Designer who can help them in building an exciting RPG title. They are looking for a candidate with great character-driven gameplay design experience, who is confident with gameplay systems such as locomotion, combat, camera and AI, and has ideally worked on a AAA RPG or open-world title.
Contact: callum@datascope.co.uk

Lead Game Designer – AAA – North, UK
Do you want the opportunity to make a big impact as a Lead Game Designer at a AAA studio that looks after their team well? The time has come for a Lead Game Designer to join this incredible AAA studio working on their exciting new projects and IPs in the North of England.
Contact: yasmin@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

Producer/Senior Producer – Indie Studio – UK, Part of Full-Time Remote possible
We’re excited to be partnering with a successful and well-respected Indie Studio in their search for a Producer and Senior Producer, as they look to continue the growth of their team after a record-breaking 2020. This is a chance to become a key part of a new team; being able to advise and lead both internal development teams as well as external partners. A successful candidate will have exceptional project management knowledge, be a great communicator, and demonstrate a passion for indie gaming.
Contact: callum@datascope.co.uk

Producer/Senior Producer – AAA – North, UK (Part & Full Time Remote)
Two exciting new opportunities for a Producer and Senior Producer to join an incredible AAA studio to help towards the development of the next generation of games on console and PC and work on some brand new IPs.
Contact: yasmin@datascope.co.uk

Lead Producer – Poland – Independent AAA studio
Our client is a prestigious AAA studio who’re currently developing a highly anticipated title and they’re looking for a Lead Producer to join their team. This role is developing and maintaining best practices for production processes and being a lead for the senior producers. The studio is working on a highly anticipated title.
Contact: natalie@datascope.co.uk

Sales, Analytics & Marketing

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

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

Programming

UI Programmer – Midlands – £45,000
With titles that have spanned decades, always innovating and always keeping their player base on their toes. This one-of-a-kind studio have always at the forefront of cutting-edge ideas. Looking for an experience UI programmer to join their team.
Contact: david@datascope.co.uk

Gameplay Programmer – North UK – £45,000
With multiple studios set up across the world, this studio has come leaps and bounds from their initial inception roughly 20 years ago. Ever evolving and developing, this studio is in need of a creative Gameplay Programmer.
Contact: david@datascope.co.uk

Lead/ Senior Unity Developer – London/ Remote – up to £60,000
A well known mobile games studio is looking for a Lead/ Senior Unity Developer to join them in creating some amazing new games!
Contact: maisie@datascope.co.uk

Senior Unity Network Programmer – London – up to £70,000
One of the gaming industry’s biggest names is currently looking for a Senior Unity Network Programmer!
Contact: maisie@datascope.co.uk

Lead Compiler Engineer, North England, £60,000
Lead Compiler required with knowledge of Java, C/C#/C++ and LLVM experience. Salaries to £60,000 and remote start.
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Associate Technical Director, Midlands, £90,000+
AAA studio in middle of England is looking for a first-time Technical Director for an action RPG. Salaries starting from £90,000 + bonus and benefits.
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Build Engineer – Scotland – £50,000
Prestigious game studio are looking for a Build Engineer to help develop their automatic build processes for their upcoming projects. Looking for someone with programming and Docker experience.
Contact: kane@datascope.co.uk

Graphics Programmer – UK (Remote) – £70,000
Thriving game studio are looking for a talented Graphics Programmer to work remote or in their Midlands based studio. Looking for someone with experience working with shader languages, ideally in Unity to work on important graphics features for their upcoming titles.
Contact: kane@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