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!

• In-house gym, fitness & yoga classes, hockey league, and Canucks tickets

• 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

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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

We are seeking an ambitious and experienced data analyst to work closely with various stakeholders at Hothead to help them make data informed strategic decisions. As the perfect candidate for the position, you are familiar with modern data analysis techniques and how to apply them in a fast-moving and practical environment. You excel at clear communication, make compelling presentations, and a have a personable demeanor that allows you to interact effectively with people at varying levels of technical expertise. Your personal enjoyment of mobile games will help you find meaningful insights in the data to drive the future of our games.

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 processing and managing very large amounts of data, both in batches and close to realtime.

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.

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.

User Experience

User Researcher | Vancouver

At Hothead Games, we’re constantly raising the bar of excellence in free-to-play mobile gaming. We are looking for a passionate User Research candidate 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.

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

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.

Graphics Developer | Halifax

We are searching for an enthusiastic, talented intermediate programmer to join our team. As part of the team you will be directly involved in creating the end-user experience, implementing gameplay systems and collaborating, and working with a group of talented artists, designers and other programmers.

Unity Developer | Toronto

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.

Production

Executive Producer | Toronto

As Executive Producer, you are the business owner for assigned mobile games, and ultimately responsible for the financial performance of these titles. In this role, you will drive strategic initiatives and manage product development teams in the creation and commercialization of high quality game services. You will be collaborating with team leaders, management, and external partners to ensure our games are successful.

Executive Producer | Halifax

As Executive Producer, you are the business owner for assigned mobile games, and ultimately responsible for the financial performance of these titles. In this role, you will drive strategic initiatives and manage product development teams in the creation and commercialization of high quality game services. You will be collaborating with team leaders, management, and external partners to ensure our games are successful.

Producer | Halifax

As Producer, you will be responsible for managing the internal and external teams through the development of new 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, and managerial experience in mobile, free to play game development and publishing.

Producer | Toronto

As Producer, you will be responsible for managing the internal and external teams through the development of new 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, and managerial experience in mobile, free to play game development and publishing.

Studio General Manager - Mobile Games | Halifax

The Studio GM is an executive responsible for planning and directing the operations of the game studio, and for achieving revenue, profit and operational goals. Working closely with centralized resources, outcomes directed and influenced have major impact on the organization’s short and long term goals. The Studio GM has overall responsibility for the end-to-end product life cycle.

Marketing

Creative Production Artist | Vancouver

We have a successful portfolio of mobile games which have over 300 million downloads and we are looking for an energetic person to join our growing marketing team. The Marketing Artist will be an integral part of a world class marketing team, working closely with the development teams to deliver creatives that are engaging and performance-based (relying on numbers to dictate the success). These creatives will be seen by millions of people world-wide!

Product Marketing Coordinator | Vancouver

We have a successful portfolio of mobile games which have over 300 million downloads and we are looking for an energetic person to join our growing marketing team. The Product Marketing Coordinator will be integral to creating our world class “App Store Experience” ensuring the delivery of marketing assets and materials. We are seeking an individual who demonstrates a balance of  production management, creative abilities, number crunching and in a fast-paced, fun environment.

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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