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 first person shooter mobile games!

 

Company Perks!

  • Full MSP & Extended Health coverage
  • In-house gym, fitness & yoga classes, hockey league
  • On-site Chiropractor, Physio and RMT
  • Weekly lunch & learns, free snacks, fruit, coffee, teas, and Beer 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
  • Charity and social committee

Check out our Studio Video! click here

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 | Winnipeg

We are seeking a world-class Data Engineer 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. 

Data Engineer | Toronto

We are seeking a world-class Data Engineer 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. 

Data Engineer | Halifax

DATA ENGINEER | TORONTO, WINNIPEG & HALIFAX

We are seeking a world-class Data Engineer 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. 

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.

Jr Software Engineer - Analytics | 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. Playing video games too! You can take on a challenge and run with it to completion, stopping for directions along the way when needed.

 

Senior Data Engineer | 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. 

Senior Software Engineer - 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. 

Backend

DevOps Engineer | Halifax

DEVOPS ENGINEER | TORONTO, WINNIPEG & HALIFAX 

Hothead’s Backend team is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join us.  We support our games by building and operating server infrastructure that is highly scalable and fault tolerant.  We strive for generalized automation of testing, provisioning, deployment, and capacity. We believe in building tools that empower and enable developers to self-serve.  We work extensively with Amazon Web Services.

DevOps Engineer | Vancouver

Hothead’s Backend team is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join us.  We support our games by building and operating server infrastructure that is highly scalable and fault tolerant.  We strive for generalized automation of testing, provisioning, deployment, and capacity. We believe in building tools that empower and enable developers to self-serve.  We work extensively with Amazon Web Services.

DevOps Engineer - Remote (Work from Home) |

DEVOPS ENGINEER | TORONTO, WINNIPEG & HALIFAX 

Hothead’s Backend team is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join us.  We support our games by building and operating server infrastructure that is highly scalable and fault tolerant.  We strive for generalized automation of testing, provisioning, deployment, and capacity. We believe in building tools that empower and enable developers to self-serve.  We work extensively with Amazon Web Services.

DevOps Engineer - Toronto | Toronto

DEVOPS ENGINEER | TORONTO, WINNIPEG & HALIFAX 

Hothead’s Backend team is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join us.  We support our games by building and operating server infrastructure that is highly scalable and fault tolerant.  We strive for generalized automation of testing, provisioning, deployment, and capacity. We believe in building tools that empower and enable developers to self-serve.  We work extensively with Amazon Web Services.

DevOps Engineer - Winnipeg | Winnipeg

DEVOPS ENGINEER | TORONTO, WINNIPEG & HALIFAX 

Hothead’s Backend team is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join us.  We support our games by building and operating server infrastructure that is highly scalable and fault tolerant.  We strive for generalized automation of testing, provisioning, deployment, and capacity. We believe in building tools that empower and enable developers to self-serve.  We work extensively with Amazon Web Services.

Programming

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 Gameplay Programmer | Vancouver

We are looking for a Senior Gameplay Programmer to join one of our production teams.  Your passion and desire to make great games will come through in your work, you love to code and you want to make a difference.   We move fast, we do amazing work and we have a lot of fun doing it!  

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.

Senior Tools Programmer | Vancouver

As the senior tools programmer for Hothead games you will work closely with all of our live teams, and with our unreleased games in development.  It is your job to understand all of the processes that are required in order for our releases to go out the door. Based on your understanding we expect you to identify tactical initiatives that help our live teams improve their processes, and more reliably delight our customers.

Production

Producer | Vancouver

As a Producer, you will be responsible for managing the internal and external teams through the development of new games for Hothead Games. This includes evaluating and supporting the development pipeline as well as preparing the game for the live service environment. The successful candidate will have a strong mix of creative, technical, innovative and managerial experience from the mobile, F2P gaming space.

 

Marketing

Mobile Games User Acquisition Manager | Vancouver

Hothead Games is looking for a Mobile Games User Acquisition Manager to help us get even more avid mobile gamers to play our world class mobile games on iOS and Android.  We have a very successful portfolio of games with 250 million downloads. So far our user acquisition efforts have achieved top 10 positions in App Stores all over the world. Can you step up and deliver tens of millions of users to play our games?

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