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

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

 

Hothead Games is an independent mobile games studio that creates concepts, develops the games and publishes 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 do have a lot of fun doing it. Join us on our adventure to make the world’s best 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

Data Engineer | Vancouver

As the perfect candidate for this position, you love the idea of building and managing a big data pipeline that processes terabytes of data daily. You have experience with some of the unique challenges with efficiently processing and managing very large amounts of data, both in batches and close to realtime in a distributed processing environment.

Game Analyst | Vancouver

As a Game Analyst, your responsibility is to find actionable insights from data to help guide the development of free to play mobile games. By performing quantitative analysis of player behavior, you will identify problems and propose solutions to improve key performance indicators of the game such as retention, conversion, and monetization. This includes working with the game teams to identify changes that drive user engagement. 

Jr Software Engineer | Vancouver

We have a data-driven culture at Hothead and support this with a strategic focus on building world-class analytics tools and technology. As the perfect candidate for this position, solving problems and learning new technologies are fun games for you.

Design

Game Designer | Halifax

As part of an exciting game team you will be directly involved in creating the end-user experience; we don’t just throw stuff over the fence to other departments. You’ll be designing gameplay systems and collaborating with a tight-knit group of artists, designers and programmers.

Lead Game Designer | Vancouver

You thrive on small teams and have a generalist set of design skills making you proficient in areas ranging from documentation, meeting facilitation, gameplay 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.

Senior Game Designer | Vancouver

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 Character Artist | Halifax

Our Halifax studio is looking for an enthusiastic, talented, and experienced Character Artist to join our team. This position will need an above average understanding of current and emerging 3D modeling trends to create visually striking characters.

Senior Artist | Vancouver

Hothead Games is looking for a rock star Senior Artist who is ready to help create the next round of world-class mobile games. You will be an integral part of one of our passionate teams tasked with creating new and exciting worlds, characters, and user interfaces.

User Experience

Senior UX Designer | Vancouver

You are a curious thinker, who is keen to create & polish world class Game Experiences for F2P Mobile Games and show others how to create the experiences. Hothead is looking for a Senior User Experience Designer with a passion for applying & introducing ‘players-centered’ thinking methods into Game Development.

Programming

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.

Senior Game Programmer | Vancouver

Are you a talented programmer who is passionate about making great games? Can you function as a part of an efficient, collaborative team making games for the iOS and Android platform? We’re looking for you!

Unity Developer | Halifax

As part of an exciting game team you will be directly involved in creating the end-user experience, we don’t just throw stuff over the fence to other departments. You’ll be implementing gameplay systems and collaborating with a tight-knit group of artists, designers and programmers.
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