Jobs Update September 2020

This is our Datascope jobs update for September 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…

JOBS IN GAMES – LATEST

Art & Animation

Senior Character Artist, Midlands UK, New IP – REMOTE START
An incredible AAA studio is looking for a Senior Character Artist to join their team as the work on an exciting new project. I’m looking for somebody skilled with Maya/3DS Max/Zbrush/Mudbox and is experienced creating stunning characters.
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Art Director, London, Mobile – Remote Start
An innovative mobile game studio in London is looking for an Art Director to join their team to help define the artistic direction of their next game. I’m looking for somebody skilled with all aspects of game art, from concepts to final in-game assets, and has prior experience directing a team.
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Senior Gameplay Animator, AAA, Midlands, £45,000 + Relocation + Benefits + Visa (Remote Start)
Our client, one of the UKs most well respected and exciting AAA game studios, are currently looking for a Senior Gameplay Animator to work on a brand new open world RPG title. If this sounds like something for you, do get in touch!
Contact: lucas@datascope.co.uk

Technical Animator, AAA, Europe, €60,000 + Relocation + Benefits + Visa (Remote Start
This games studio is currently in need of a talented Technical Animator to work alongside the animation and programming departments, on one of the most eagerly anticipated AAA titles of the decade. If this sounds like a role for you, do get in touch!
Contact: lucas@datascope.co.uk

Game Design 

Lead Game Designer – Midlands UK – Console
This is a great role working for a UK studio on an exciting RPG project, this is a world-class game project. We are looking for some open-world experience ideally and a AAA background.
Contact: natalie@datascope.co.uk

Production 

Producer/Senior Producer – AAA Racing – Midlands, UK – REMOTE START
Brand new, exciting role for a Producer and Senior Producer to join an extremely talented team at a AAA studio in the Midlands, UK working on their world-renowned racing franchise. Experience working on AAA titles is desirable.
Contact: yasmin@datascope.co.uk

Senior/Lead Producer – Mobile – London – REMOTE START
Brand new role for an experienced Senior or Lead Producer to join an incredible team based in London to head up the production department for their exciting new project! Experience in live ops is desirable.
Contact: yasmin@datascope.co.uk

Live Ops Manager – London – up to £45k 
A lovely studio with successful mobile titles is looking for someone to be at the heart of live games management. You will be in charge of content management and continuing to engage and retain players. Anyone with a strong background in live-ops could be a good fit for this, a great role if you are looking to move into production!
Contact: natalie@datascope.co.uk

Sales, Analytics & Marketing

Digital Sales Account Manager, London (with remote start), Up to £34,000
We’re searching for a personable, driven and passionate digital sales account manager for a well-known London studio. If you have experience/knowledge of digital sales and 1st party digital platforms please get in touch!
Contact: jonathan@datascope.co.uk

QA & Engineering Manager, North UK, Competitive Salary  
If you are an experienced QA Leader looking for an amazing opportunity to shape a whole studio’s QA & testing practices then get in touch with me!
Contact: jonathan@datascope.co.uk

Product Manager – Scotland – £45k
Scotland’s top mobile games company is seeking an experienced Product Manager to join their team, taking responsibility for boosting the performance of one of their titles, managing roadmap and coordinating the staff working on your title. If you have significant mobile product experience this role would be a great match for you, please get in touch.
Contact: adam@datascope.co.uk

Product Manager – London – £60k region
A new casual games studio is seeking an experienced mobile product manager to lead one of their titles. This role would ideally suit someone who is highly analytical and numbers focused, used to using A/B testing and data to boost title performance. You would manage the road map, adding features and working closely with the team.
Contact: adam@datascope.co.uk

French Social Media Specialist – England 
A leading gaming studio who are making some iconic Japanese style games are looking to further grow there marketing team by hiring a social media person to work on developing their social presence in the French market. Salary – Up to £32K
Contact: mahyar@datascope.co.uk

Head of Creative Services – England
A fantastic gaming studio who are on the rise with some incredible upcoming new titles coming up, are looking for a Head of Creative services to really come in and take charge of the game art marketing for the company for the next few years working on developing the strategy, develop the team and really make it in the way you seem fit as the head of the department. Salary – Up to around £75K
Contact: mahyar@datascope.co.uk

Data Analyst – Netherlands up to €45k
Our client is looking for Game Data Analyst, someone who enjoys combining their analytic skills, business acumen, and understanding of games to provide our creative teams with the data and insights that will drive our continued success. Company is offering a package full of benefits plus relocation support.
Contact: anita@datascope.co.uk

Programming

Lead Unity Developer – Spain – €70,000 + Benefits 
Young studio with a globally recognised title are looking for a Lead Programmer to join their team on the production of a new project. This will be more of a hands-on lead position and mentorship. Working within Unity and C#.
Contact: david@datascope.co.uk

Gameplay Programmer – Benelux – €50,000 + Benefits 
After shaping the multiplayer landscape, this worldly known studio are looking into new projects and need a talented gameplay programmer to join their team. Primarily working within C++ and UE4.
Contact: david@datascope.co.uk

Lead Technical Director, VR UE4 Project, London/Remote, £110k – 130k+ 
Well established studio requires an experienced TD with C++ and some UE4 experience to lead a VR Project. State-of-the-art equipment and studio. Salary to £130k for right person.
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Lead/Senior Unity Developer, Mobile Studio, London, £65k – £75k+ 
Well-established mobile games studio requires an experienced Unity programmer with excellent C# for a remote start and then part remote post-covid. Salary from £65,000 and for experience working on Unity toolset; salary pays from £75,000
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Senior Build Engineer – London – £80,000 (Remote Working Initially)
Industry-leading studio based in London are looking for a talented Senior Build Engineer. Looking for someone skilled in Unreal Engine, experience working with continuous integration systems and C++, Python or C# experience.
Contact: kane@datascope.co.uk

Senior Engine Programmer – Netherlands – €70,000 (Remote Working Initially)
Rapidly growing studio based in the Netherlands are looking for a Senior Engine Programmer to implement critical engine features. Looking for someone with experience working with engine systems and low-level performance optimization experience.
Contact: kane@datascope.co.uk

AN ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY – want to join our team?

Recruitment Consultant for the games industry
London
£28-30,000 OTE £40,000 plus first year

If you want to be part of a specialist team of recruiters who work in the games industry then look no further.  We are 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 you can show evidence of achievement with a minimum of 1 year relevant agency side experience then we would like to hear from you. Please send a cover letter with your CV to malsara@datascope.co.uk