Jobs Update May 2020

This is our Datascope jobs update for May 2020! 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. Most of the game studios we work with are still recruiting remotely and we are featuring jobs where a remote start is possible.

Have a look at our selection of games jobs…

CONTENTS

  1. Jobs in Games
  2. One additional opportunity

JOBS IN GAMES – LATEST

Art & Animation

Senior Game Artist, Midlands, Mobile, £40,000 + Benefits
This friendly and inclusive games studio is currently looking for an experienced artist, with a special talent in 3D art, to join their studio in a lovely town in the midlands and work on an array of quirky titles!
Contact: lucas@datascope.co.uk

Art Director, London, AAA, £85,000 + Relocation, Benefits, Visa
Our client, an ambitious and successful AAA game studio in the heart of London, are currently looking for an Art Director to lead and manage the art team on a brand-new project. If you would like to learn more please get in touch!
Contact: lucas@datascope.co.uk

REMOTE Senior Character Artist, up to 40,000 GBP
I’m looking for a talented Senior Character Artist, to join a wonderful team as they work towards their next amazing game. You will be creating models, shaders and materials for characters. Experience with Zbrush, Maya and 3DS Max desired.
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Remote Starting, Cinematic Animator, Midlands, up to 40,000 GBP
I’m looking for an extraordinary Cinematic Animator who is keen to join a well established AAA studio. You will create impact cutscenes that will leave an impression on the audience. I’m looking for somebody experienced with 3D software, animation, and staging for characters. Until lockdowns end, this will be a remote working role.
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Game Design

Regular & Senior Combat Designer – AAA Console – Poland – Remote Start
Our client is a AAA studio with a passion for shooter games based in Poland, with studios worldwide. We are seeking a talented and passionate Combat Designer to join their team, You will be working on core combat and moment-to-moment mechanics and systems.
Contact: yasmin@datascope.co.uk

Systems Designer – Sweden – AAA – Remote Start 
This is a very exciting studio, based in a great location in Stockholm. AAA games studio, expanding their new team, a lovely place to work with a great work/life balance. This project is a third-person cooperative action game.
Contact: natalie@datascope.co.uk

Production and Product Management 

Lead Producer – AAA Console – Poland – Remote Start
With over a decade in the games industry this studio has produced some very exciting titles already and needs a producer to help them with their next big AAA action game. You would be leading a production department and reporting to a Studio Head/CEO.
Contact: natalie@datascope.co.uk

Producer – Nordics – Remote Start.
A highly successful AAA studio developing highly successful MMO’s. We are looking for a Producer to join their team who has a deep passion for video games and game development.
Contact: yasmin@datascope.co.uk

Sales, Analytics & Marketing

QA Engineer – Midlands UK – £40K 
A top console studio who work on a variety of gaming projects whose games have been sold in the millions and are home to a major recognizable franchise are now looking to grow the team by adding QA members to help supplement the new gaming project.
Contact: mahyar@datascope.co.uk

Head of Performance Marketing – Sweden – Up to €75K
This is a highly exciting opportunity where you will be tasked with creating a brand new performance marketing team for a mobile gaming studio. Role will have a big focus in putting machine learning and coding development into the marketing plan.
Contact: mahyar@datascope.co.uk

Programming

Senior Server Programmer – UK – £55,000
Established as one of the longest serving development studios in the UK, with a catalogue of unique titles that have attracted players over a generation. Looking for someone with prior experience in server programming experience to join their development team.
Contact: david@datascope.co.uk

Unity Game Developer – London – £40,000 + Benefits 
With a successful library of games under their belt across both mobile and PC platforms. With ongoing hits that have reached global success, this studio are looking to start developing their next project.
Contact: david@datascope.co.uk

Engine Programmer – Midlands, UK – £50,000
Successful game studio in the Midlands, UK are looking for a talented Engine Programmer to work on their unannounced next generation title. Looking for someone with experience working on game engines.
Contact: kane@datascope.co.uk

Graphics Programmer – South East, UK – £60,000
Thriving game studio based in the South East, UK are looking for an experienced Graphics Programmer to join their team and work on an exciting new AAA title. Looking for strong C++ and experience with shader languages.
Contact: kane@datascope.co.uk

Technical Director, London, £120,000 + options (Remote initially)
Fantastic opportunity for a hands-on Unreal Engine Senior Programmer or newly appointed Technical Director to join a growing business in the sector with backing from a major player! Excellent salary on offer to £120,000 plus stock options and bonuses. C++ and UE4 required.
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Technical Director, Spain, £110,000+ equivalent (Remote initially)
Console studio is in need of an accomplished Technical Director to help grow the technical department and oversee their next title currently in development. Excellent benefits alongside a salary from £110,000 upwards.
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY – want to join our team?

Art Recruitment Consultant in Games, West End of London
Basic up to £30,000 DOE first year OTE £40,000

We are looking for a person with an appreciation of art to look after the recruitment of artists into the animation and games industry.
You should have:
•    Evidence of achievement
•    Evidence of ambition and desire to earn a high salary
In return, we provide extensive training, support for you to progress in your career and ultimately, the opportunity to build up and run your own specialist area of the business.

If you are interested, please contact malsara@datascope.co.uk with a current copy of your CV and a covering letter.