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

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 first person shooter mobile games!

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 Analyst | Vancouver

Ready for a change of pace? We’re hiring a data analyst who wants to work in a fast-moving environment, with millions of users. If you’re ready to break into the gaming industry this is your opportunity!

Data Scientist | Vancouver

We are seeking an ambitious and experienced data scientist to develop advanced data models and analysis methods to assist in optimizing the performance of our games.

Lead Programmer, Analytics | Vancouver

We are seeking a world-class technologist with a passion for Big Data to design and build our internal analytics architectures, tools and pipelines.  If you are passionate about distributed computing and building robust and scalable systems, then this may be exactly the job you're looking for. 

Design

Game Analyst | Vancouver

As the ideal candidate for the position, you are able to propose and implement metrics that are effective at surfacing problems with the economy performance in the game.  During all phases of the project, you will actively monitor the performance of the game and make concrete suggestions to improve outcomes related to the core game economy. You will be involved during both the production and live operations phases of the project.

Mission Designer | Vancouver

Hothead Games is looking for a Designer to help us create the world’s best mobile FPS! 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

Are you a talented designer 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! 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 | Halifax

Do you have the passion to create the world’s best mobile FPS? Hothead Games is looking for a Senior Game Designer to join our team and help us drive the design by adding new gameplay mechanics. 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.

UI/UX Designer | Halifax

Hothead Games is 200 people that make free-to-play mobile games.  We are one of the world’s top publishers in the first person shooter and sports genres.  We have offices in Vancouver, British Columbia and Halifax, Nova Scotia.  We move fast, we do amazing work and we have a lot of fun doing it.

UI/UX Designer | Vancouver

Are you a talented designer 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! 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 | Vancouver

Hothead Games is looking for a 3D Artist to join our team to help us create the world’s best mobile FPS! This position is ideal for a dedicated, self-starting, and energetic person who is passionate about mobile games and thrives working in a creative and fun environment.

Animator | Vancouver

Animation is the art of creating moving images. It is all about creating a series of individual ‘frames’, which make images come to life when they are flicked through in rapid succession. Your most important attribute will be your hard-core work ethic combined with your solid sense of adventure. 

UI Artist | Vancouver

We're looking for UI artists! Let's create the world’s best mobile FPS together!

Quality Assurance/ Support

QA Tester | Vancouver

Can you help Hothead deliver high quality iOS and Android games? As a QA Tester, your job will be to test all of our products and work with the development teams to track bugs and ensure we ship the highest quality Military mobile games on the market today

Programming

Backend Game Developer | Vancouver

We are looking for an experienced programmer to join our team to focus on building and improving our game backends.  If you enjoy tackling challenging problems and building SaaS infrastructures that scale to millions of users, then Hothead may be the next big step in your career.

Game Programmer | Halifax

Hothead Games is looking for uniquely talented game programmers to join our small, collaborative team in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  If you have a passion for first-person shooters and mobile gaming, we need you here!

Game Programmer | Vancouver

Hothead Games is looking for 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!

Senior Game Programmer | Vancouver

Hothead Games is looking for 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!

Senior Rendering Engineer (Halifax) | Halifax

We are looking for an experienced rendering engineer to join our team in our Halifax office.  Your focus will be to build, extend and continually improve the graphical visual quality of our mobile games through industry-leading 3D techniques and algorithms.  We’re committed to our games showcasing the largest 3D rendering potential of the latest mobile devices.

Senior Rendering Programmer | Vancouver

Looking for an experienced rendering programmer to join our team.  Your focus will be to build, extend and continually improve the graphical visual quality of our mobile games through industry-leading 3D techniques and algorithms.  We’re committed to our games showcasing the largest 3D rendering potential of the latest mobile devices.

Technical Director, Central Tech | Vancouver

We are looking for a motivated and experienced Technical Director to lead all cross-team software engineering work at Hothead.  If you have prior experience managing technical teams and are looking for a challenging strategic role to drive forward technology at a 200-person mobile video game studio, then this position may be your career's next bold step.

Finance

Finance / Accounting Co-op | Vancouver

We are looking for a Finance / Accounting Co-op currently enrolled in a BComm / BBA program. The successful candidate will provide financial, and clerical support to ensure accuracy and efficiency of operations for our growing company. This candidate will also assist in finance & accounting system implementations to help streamline operations.

Production

Associate Producer | Vancouver

Hothead Games is looking for an Associate Producer to join our team and help us create the world’s best mobile shooter! 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.
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