Jobs Update May 2021

This is our Datascope jobs update for May 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. 

Have a look at our selection of games jobs…

JOBS IN GAMES – LATEST

Art & Animation

Lead Concept Artist, Nordics, New Console/PC Project
An incredible studio in the Nordics is looking for a Lead Concept Artist to work on an exciting new sci-fi project for PC/Console. I’m looking for somebody with some leadership experience, who is comfortable with Photoshop and Unreal Engine 4. A great opportunity to have an impact on the art style of a very exciting AAA game.
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Senior Environment Artist, London, Console/PC, Salary DOE
An exciting studio in London is looking for a talented Senior Environment Artist to work on numerous thrilling projects. They are looking for people comfortable with 3DS Max, Maya, Substance Painter and designer. Salary depending on experience + numerous other benefits.
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Experienced Gameplay Animator- Midlands- £40,000 (Plus benefits)
Mid-level Gameplay Animator required to join a major player in the RPG development world working on their next big AAA title. Skills in Maya, Motion Builder and AAA experience ideal.
Contact: ayesha@datascope.co.uk

Mid-Level VFX Artist, The North, Competitive Salary +Benefits (Contract) 
Mid-Level VFX Artist required to join a huge AAA Studio, based in the North, on a 3-6 contract position to help develop an Action-Adventure VR game. Must have been part of full dev cycle of min 1 shipped games and experience in Unreal Engine 4.
Contact: ayesha@datascope.co.uk

Game Design 

Lead Level Designer – AAA Shooter – UK, Remote Start
Our client, a top AAA studio based in the UK, are looking for an experienced Level Designer with experience having acted in a Lead capacity, to helm the Level Design team on their FPS Shooter project.
Contact: callum@datascope.co.uk

Systems Game Designer – Germany – Mobile 
A great free-to-play mobile studio is looking for a designer to work on balance, monetization and pacing. Very successful games and as a Game System Designer, you will play a key role in the game design and development team, from the conceptualization stage to the final polish.
Contact: natalie@datascope.co.uk

Production 

Producer/Senior Producer – AAA Action – UK, Part of Full-Time Remote possible
We’re excited to be partnering with a successful and well-respected AAA 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.
Contact: callum@datascope.co.uk

Senior Producer – USA – AAA – $140k 
This is a great studio made up of veteran developers with proven track records. This is a smaller studio that wants every team member to have an important impact on their game, this is a rare opportunity as there are not many studios in the US like this one.
Contact: natalie@datascope.co.uk

Sales, Analytics & Marketing

Associate/Assistant Global Brand Managers, Reading 
We are working exclusively with a fantastic international publisher with several incredible owned IPs, they are looking for a variety of new talent for their Global Brand team. Please get in touch if you already have some experience in marketing games or even if you’re a grad with a passion for the industry.
Contact: jonathan@datascope.co.uk

Community Managers, Various UK
We are looking for talented community managers with the right to work in the UK. We have multiple opportunities with some great studios and publishers so get in touch!
Contact: jonathan@datascope.co.uk

Community Manager – GSA – AAA titles – around £35K – Remote
A leading gaming studio is now looking to build up its marketing team with a focus on the German markets. In this role, you will bring content marketing strategies into reality working on Community, Social and all forms of creative marketing.  They want to develop their engagement, community, subscribers and maximise the revenue on the games.
Contact: mahyar@datascope.co.uk

Senior /Global Brand Manager – Greater London area, hybrid model. Salary up to £60K
A leading AAA multi-platform gaming studio, home to some highly iconic franchises, fantastic portfolio of games. An amazing opportunity to work as a  Brand Manager where you will be leading their efforts of the new upcoming releases they have scheduled in the next year. Therefore if you are someone who has experience in gaming marketing and excited for a new challenge this is the role to go for.
Contact: mahyar@datascope.co.uk

Programming

Gameplay Programmer – Fully Remote – £40-80k salary
Our client is currently looking for a Gameplay Programmer with Unity and C# to work on a fully remote basis, taking part in some fantastic new mobile game projects!
Contact: maisie@datascope.co.uk

Senior Network Programmer – North UK – £65k salary package
We are searching for a Senior Network Programmer to join our client’s friendly and collaborative programming team, working on some exciting new mobile games!
Contact: maisie@datascope.co.uk

Technical Director – West England – £85,000 + 
International Mobile Games company is looking for a Technical Director to lead the Programming department in one of their sites. Excellent salary and benefits on offer.
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Lead C++ Programmer – REMOTE – £90,000 
British AAA Developer currently requires a Lead Programmer with strong C++ and leadership experience to lead a team on their next multiplayer project. Fully remote and pays up to £90,000
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Senior UI Programmer – Scandinavia – €55,000 (equivalent) 
Developing cutting edge HUDs, easy to navigate menus and UI feature for a fresh new studio project. The studio is still quite young at this moment in time and your contribution would have a big impact on the development of the game.
Contact: david@datascope.co.uk

Senior Gameplay Programmer – California OR remote within North America – $140,000
Exceptional game studio working on the next generation of AAA gaming. Looking for an ambitious gameplay programmer to join the team on their much anticipated next title.
Contact: david@datascope.co.uk

Engine Programmer – California, USA – $180,000
Rapidly expanding game studio based in California, USA are looking for an Engine Programmer to work on core engine features for a well-known AAA title. Looking for someone with C++ and optimization experience.
Contact: kane@datascope.co.uk

Tools Programmer – South East, UK – £45,000  
Thriving game studio is looking for a talented Tools Programmer to work on important tools that will be used in the development of their highly anticipated new title. Looking for someone with C# and experience working on game creation tools and workflows.
Contact: kane@datascope.co.uk

AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY – want to join our team?

Recruitment Consultant in Games
£24-28,000 OTE £40,000 plus

We are a specialist team of recruiters who work in the games industry.  Datascope is a long-established, award-winning recruitment agency with an excellent reputation with our clients and candidates.
We are looking for intelligent, commercially savvy consultants to join us to work with some of our high-profile games clients Worldwide. If this sounds interesting, we would like to hear from you.

Please get in touch with a copy of your CV and a cover letter to malsara@datascope.co.uk