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

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


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.


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.

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