JOIN OUR TEAM TO CREATE THE WORLD’S BEST MOBILE GAMES!

We’ve run a successful game studio for over 10 years.

As one of Canada’s biggest indie mobile games studios, Hothead Games is recognized as one of BC’s Best Workplaces and one of Canada’s Top Technology Workplaces. We create our own concepts, we develop the games from scratch, and then we publish them. Our success comes from hiring the smartest and talented people so that they can do their magic!

Our goal is to continue to keep winning over loyal fans while building more platform-pushing technology and delivering on big entertainment for little screens everywhere! We rely heavily on data and analytics to help guide our work, making certain we are doing the best for our players and studio. We move fast, we do amazing work and we have a lot of fun working together.

Join us on our adventure to make the world’s most amazing mobile games!

Company Perks!

• We care about Mental Health! We offer a robust mental health program and we have 9 certified Mental Health First Aid Attendants on-site

• Full MSP & Extended Health coverage

• Dog-friendly office

• Free in-house gym, fitness/yoga/self-defence classes, hockey league, and Canucks/Whitecaps tickets

• On-site Chiropractor, Physio and RMT

• Weekly lunch & learns, free snacks, fruit, coffee, teas, and Beer & Wine Friday‘s

• Rooftop bbq’s and regular staff and family events

• Subsidized parking, secure bicycle storage

• Office is located right along the seawall for walking/running

• Professional development support to help develop your skills

• Profit-sharing program & RRSP matching

• Mentorship and “Say Hello” programs

• Dedicated charity and social committees

Check out our Studio Video!

quote marks I love working in this industry. We get so much feedback about our products. And the audience tells us, good or bad. We’re in the firing line. There’s nowhere to hide. quote marks
Ian Wilkinson, CEO

current career opportunities

Analytics

Game Analyst | Vancouver

As one of Canada's Top Workplaces in Technology, Certified Great Place to Work and most recently Best Workplaces for Inclusion, Hothead is currently on the hunt for a Game Analyst to join our Analytics team.

Design

Game Designer | Halifax

As one of Canada's Top Technology Workplaces, Certified Great Place to Work and most recently Best Workplaces for Inclusion, Hothead Games is seeking a Game Designer to join our team and help us create the world’s best mobile games! The perfect candidate for the position is a dedicated, self-starting, and energetic person who is passionate about mobile games and thrives working in a creative and fun environment.

Lead Game Designer | Vancouver

As one of Canada's Top Technology Workplaces, Certified Great Place to Work and most recently Best Workplaces for Inclusion, Hothead is currently on the hunt for a  Lead Game Designer. You thrive on small teams and have a generalist set of design skills making you proficient in areas ranging from documentation, meeting facilitation, game play and economy tuning and review structures. You understand the importance of vision, making timely decisions and understand that the best ideas come from gathering many sources and strong collaboration.

LiveOps Game Designer | Vancouver

As one of Canada's Top Technology Workplaces, Certified Great Place to Work and most recently Best Workplaces for Inclusion, Hothead Games is seeking LiveOps Game Designer to help us continue making our LiveOps games a success! The perfect candidate for the position is a dedicated, self-starting, and energetic person who is passionate about mobile games and thrives working in a creative and fun environment.

Senior Game Designer | Vancouver

As one of Canada's Top Technology Workplaces, Certified Great Place to Work and most recently Best Workplaces for Inclusion, Hothead Games is seeking a Senior Game Designer to join our team and help us create the world’s best mobile games! The perfect candidate for the position is a dedicated, self-starting, and energetic person who is passionate about mobile games and thrives working in a creative and fun environment.

Art

3D Artist (Generalist - 3 month contract) | Halifax

Our Halifax studio is looking for an enthusiastic, talented, and experienced 3D Artist (Generalist) on a 3 to 6-month term to join our team. This position will need an above-average understanding of current and emerging 3D modeling trends to create visually striking game art.

Quality Assurance

QA Tester | Vancouver

Come and help Hothead deliver high-quality iOS and Android games! We're looking for a QA Tester to join us.  You will test all of our products and work with the development teams to track bugs and ensure we ship high-quality mobile games.

User Experience

UX Generalist | Vancouver

At Hothead Games, we’re constantly raising the bar of excellence in free-to-play mobile gaming. We are looking for a passionate UX Generalist candidate (someone with both User Research & UX Design skills) who wants to constantly learn and improve. We will appreciate your honesty, the gut to take responsibility, and being kind and respectful to people you work with. 

Programming

Front-End Game Programmer | Vancouver

If you are a talented coder who is passionate about building the Front End (FE) for world-class mobile games played by an audience of millions, we want to hear from you. We offer a chance to work in a dynamic, collaborative and energized environment, contributing not only with your programming skills but also in every area of the game.

Game Programmer | Vancouver

Are you a talented programmer who is passionate about making great games? Can you function as a part of a small, collaborative team making games for the iOS and Android platform? We’re looking for you! Hothead Games make free-to-play mobile games. We move fast, we do amazing work and we have a lot of fun doing it.

Game Programmer | Halifax

Are you a talented programmer who is passionate about making great games? Can you function as a part of a small, collaborative team making games for the iOS and Android platform? We’re looking for you! Hothead Games make free-to-play mobile games. We move fast, we do amazing work and we have a lot of fun doing it.

LiveOps Game Programmer | Vancouver

As one of Canada's Top Technology Workplaces, Certified Great Place to Work and most recently Best Workplaces for Inclusion, Hothead Games is seeking a LiveOps Game Programmer to join our LiveOps team! If you are a talented coder who is passionate about building world-class mobile gameplay for an audience of millions, we want to hear from you. 

Human Resources

HR Coordinator | Vancouver

Hothead Games is seeking an energetic HR Coordinator to enhance our award-winning workplace. You will support Hothead’s recruiting efforts, new employee onboarding, benefits administration, and more.  This role is perfect for someone who is self-directed, highly organized, and is passionate about providing red-carpet service to our employees and candidates.

Marketing

Product Analyst | Vancouver

As one of Canada's Top Technology Workplaces, Hothead is currently on the hunt for a Product Analyst to join our Marketing team. We are looking for motivated, talented individual who is passionate about games. The primary objective of the position is to understand user behavior and provide insights to the game teams.You will work with large sets of data and provide keen insights that will help shape the course of the game. You will be expected to be up to date on industry trends and provide your feedback in elevating our game experiences to the next level.
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