Jobs Update October 2021

This is our Datascope jobs update for October 2021!  Now that summer is over 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.

We have few new Team members to welcome to Datascope this newsletter, joining programming we have David Hanson, on Sales/Marketing we have Elizabeth Nobrega.

Have a look at our selection of games jobs…


Art & Animation

Senior Materials Artist- AAA studio- Nordics 
We are looking for a skilled Senior Materials Artist to join a hugely successful European AAA Studio to work on their next biggest release. Visas are available. Skills needed include expert skills in Substance.

Senior Gameplay Animator- AAA Studio – UK 
I’m looking for a Senior Gameplay Animator to join an AAA studio based in the UK to work on their new IP. I’m looking for somebody skilled with Maya and MotionBuilder, and who has experience with core gameplay systems and mechanics.

Lead Character Artist – London – New Console Game! 
I’m looking for a talented Lead Character Artist who has a few years’ experience in studios and working with realistic styles, with both organic and hard surface materials. Experience with UE4, Maya/Zbrush, and Substance Tools are crucial. It is an exciting time to join a new project for consoles and PC, and if you are UK based.

Environment Artist – North of England – New PC/Console IP!
This is a great chance to join an AAA project as an Environment Artist to work on a new project that has recently hit production. I’m looking for somebody with experience using Unreal Engine and Maya/3DS Max. Ideally, you’ll have a few years’ experience and there is a potential for remote working.

Game Design 

Hero Designer – UK – PC/Console
Very exciting project on a globally recognised series! 3C and Combat experience essential!

Lead Level Designer – AAA – Known IP
Very exciting project – AAA UK studio requires Lead Level Designer for well-known RPG franchise!

Level Designer/Senior Level Designer – Action Shooter – Fully Remote
Our client, a studio with a proven track record for quality AAA gaming is looking for a Senior Level Designer who can help them in building an exciting Action Shooter title. This studio can look at fully remote working for the right candidate, and has a modern attitude towards working whilst retaining core hours.

Senior Systems Designer – AAA Action RPG – Europe 
We’re excited to partner with a revered AAA studio in their search for a Senior Systems Designer who can bolster their talented Design team in the creation of player community-focused features that enhance the matchmaking and social aspects of an exciting Action RPG title.

Production & Product Management

Producer/Senior Producer – AAA projects – Remote within UK
We’re working with a top growing UK studio in their search for several Producers and Senior Producers to work on AAA titles, one Action, and one Narrative Adventure. These projects are in early stages so will give a Producer the opportunity to shape the project moving forwards.

Technical Project Manager – London – £60k – Mobile Free to Play
This role would be working on the development of internal products, particularly data-focused tools and services. A great studio, with top-tier benefits and a lovely place to work.

Sales, Analytics & Marketing

Graduate Social Media Manager – £20-26k – Hertfordshire
Our client, an international video games publisher who specialises in Japanese and Indie games, need a Social Media Manager to create and post content on their social media channels, and manage their communities and assist with PR on occasion. Hybrid working structure with 3 days office, 2 days working from home.

Games Analyst – £45-55k – Remote from Europe
Our client, a well-known developer and publisher of F2P mobile games with instantly recognisable titles under their belt, is looking for a Games Analyst to optimise existing gameplay and drive new feature development and run simulations to aid in design decisions. Fully remote from anywhere in Europe!

Research / Marketing Analyst  — Around £30K – London
A gaming company is hiring an Analyst to analyse their marketing-related data.
This role will focus on three major areas, such as Market Research, Social Media Analysis and Product Strategy.

Senior UX Researcher – Berlin/Stockholm – Up to €70k
Two multi-platform game studios are looking for an experienced UXR to influence the business decision-making process of the company, through the implementation of quantitative and qualitative research results about the behaviour and motivations of their players. The Berlin studio, is more of a social casino game company whilst the Stockholm studio, is more of an open-world game studio, working on their debut game.


Online Services Programmer – Remote – £55K
AAA UK based studio is currently looking for an Online Services Programmer to start on a permanent basis. This job is fully remote. The salary pays £55,000!

Physics Programmer – Remote – £60K
Experienced Physics Programmer required for popular AAA shooter, next-gen console edition. This job is fully remote and the salary pays up to £60,000.

Senior UE4 Software Architect – Netherlands –  €75k + relocation and benefits
The client is a well-established games studio who are looking for a Senior UE4 Software Architect who has previously worked on a AAA game title. The ideal candidate will have experience in multiple disciplines such as gameplay/AI/tools etc. You will be working closely with the design and production team collaborating on ideas for the project.

Graphics Programmers – UK (REMOTE) – £70k 
The client is games studio looking for a Graphics Programmer who has previously worked on a AAA game title. The ideal candidate will have professional experience working on Unreal Engine. This role also offers remote work.

Experienced Multiplayer Programmer – Europe – €75,000+ REMOTE
Multiplayer Game Programmer required who is familiar with coding gameplay for an ambitious RPG multiplayer project. Remote working is available for EU. Salary circa €75,000 + benefits.

Senior Tools Programmer – UK – £70,000 
Experienced Tools Programmer required for well-known UK-based company to work on in-house engine. Salary circa £70,000 on offer and 2 days remote 3 days office working.


Games Recruiter
West End of London

From £28k plus commission OTE £50,000 first year plus benefits

The games industry is a fun, dynamic industry to work in. Working as a Recruiter in the games industry can be challenging but is highly rewarding.
We are looking for intelligent, self-motivated individuals with a minimum of 1-year recruitment experience from an agency background to join us. Full training is given, there is scope for fast-track promotion for the right candidate.

Email your CV to to find out more.