Jobs Update September 2021

This is our Datascope jobs update for September 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. 

Have a look at our selection of games jobs…

JOBS IN GAMES – LATEST

Art & Animation

Character Artist – North England – New Console IP! 
I’m looking for talented Character Artist who has a few years’ experience in studios and working with realistic styles. Experience with UE4, Maya/Zbrush, and Substance Tools are crucial. It is an exciting time to join a new IP for consoles and PC, and if you are UK based, there is the possibility of remote working.
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Rigger – South of England – New PC IP!
This is a great chance to join an AAA project as a Rigger to work on a new project that has recently hit production. I’m looking for somebody with experience using Unreal Engine and Maya. Ideally, you’ll have a few years’ experience, and be comfortable making tools to support the pipeline!
Contact: madeleine@datascope.co.uk

Lead UI Artist – AAA Studio – Midlands, UK
We are looking for a talented Lead UI Artist to join a huge AAA Studio for a hotly anticipated fantasy release. A proven track record in delivering exceptional UI experiences from start to finish in a Lead role. Good working knowledge of 2D animation and motion design.
Contact: ayesha@datascope.co.uk

Senior Animator – AA Studio – France 
We are looking for a talented Senior Animator to work for a fantastic studio currently developing their own IP game. Skills needed include good knowledge of anatomy, clear understanding of technical constraints related to real-time, 3D engines and level editors and mastery of Motion Builder.
Contact: ayesha@datascope.co.uk

Game Design 

Senior Designer – AAA start-up – South, UK
An ambitious and well-funded UK-based start-up, comprised of industry veterans and talented junior staff, is looking for an experienced Senior Designer who wants to play an integral part in the development of their first AAA strategy title.
Contact: callum@datascope.co.uk

Senior Designer – Game System Development – UK
We’re working with a studio whose aim is to bring the dreams of aspiring game developers into reality. Using state of the art technologies they have a passion for making games development accessible to the masses.
Contact: callum@datascope.co.uk

Lead Game Designer – Europe – AAA
Very exciting project on a globally recognised series! 3C and Combat experience essential!
Contact: joshua@datascope.co.uk

Lead & Senior Game Designer – London – Mobile Free to Play – 2 roles
A London-based studio that creates original free to play titles are looking for 2 designers who will join the team, you will be working on the new game from the prototype stage through to launch. We are looking for innovative designers who can own the game experience.
Contact: natalie@datascope.co.uk

Senior Technical Designer – AAA Multiplayer – London, UK
We’re excited to be partnering with a studio that has gained a reputation for quality multiplayer titles, but also an industry-leading reputation for team culture, in their search for a Senior Technical Designer to aid in the development of several new and ongoing projects.
Contact: callum@datascope.co.uk

Production & Product Management

Associate Producer – REMOTE within UK/EU
Leading Mobile studio of FTP games! Fully Remote working option is available within UK or EU!
Contact: joshua@datascope.co.uk

Sales, Analytics & Marketing

Product Marketing Manager – Europe/USA – Flexible Salary
An exciting software company that provide player insights and behavioural analysis to the video games sector are looking for a Product Marketing Manager to their team to construct the creative bedrock of their brand. This is an opportunity to be part of a fast-growing avant-garde company with an original idea that many are keen to back with investment.
Contact: ash@datascope.co.uk

Influencer Marketing Manager – Europe – £42-52k
An innovative multinational technology/software company with 400 million active users is venturing into the fintech space with their new personal finance app, and are looking for an Influencer Marketing Manager to get creative with and lead the influencer marketing initiatives for the new app.
Contact: ash@datascope.co.uk

Mobile Marketing Manager – London  – Up to £65K
A major London based London gaming studio who are home to some major franchises are looking to grow there team further by hiring a marketer who has experience in F2P or GAAS to come join there team. They have some fantastic new titles ready to go so a chance to work on some exciting projects backed by a great team to support you.
Contact: mahyar@datascope.co.uk

Social media Specialist  French  – Hertfordshire – Up to £35K
A fantastic Japanese gaming studio who have there international HQ based in Hertfordshire just outside of London are looking to enrich there team. This would be a chance for the first French-language specialist to work on the Social Media, Community, Content creation for those French-speaking markets. This is a great role to break into the gaming industry as well.
Contact: mahyar@datascope.co.uk

Programming

Experienced Game Programmer – Nordics –  €80k
A well-established games studio who are looking for an Experienced Game Programmer who also has previously worked on a AAA game title. Also, 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. This role also offers relocation and benefits.
Contact: joseph@datascope.co.uk

Graphics Programmer – Europe – €70k – REMOTE
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.
Contact: joseph@datascope.co.uk

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.
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

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.
Contact: stefan@datascope.co.uk

Recruitment

Games Recruiter
West End of London

£30 -35,000 plus commission OTE £60,000 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 malsara@datascope.co.uk to find out more.