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 Engineer | Vancouver

We are seeking individuals who are passionate about data analytics and data engineering. In this role, you will be instrumental in developing and maintaining the core big-data ETL pipeline.

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.

Game Performance Manager | Vancouver

We are looking for a Game Performance Manager who combines an analytical mindset with a deep appreciation of game design. In this role, you will impact the performance of our games by making data-driven observations and recommendations on design, tuning and pricing.

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. 

Design

LiveOps Analyst | Halifax

As the ideal candidate for the position, you are an analyst with a strong understanding of the video games industry and a desire to be at the heart of the production process. You’re able to focus on what is relevant, produce your own analysis, and more importantly provide insights into user motivations that can be translated into clear recommendations.

LiveOps Analyst | Vancouver

As the ideal candidate for the position, you are an analyst with a strong understanding of the video games industry and a desire to be at the heart of the production process. You’re able to focus on what is relevant, produce your own analysis, and more importantly provide insights into user motivations that can be translated into clear recommendations.

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.

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.

Backend

Backend Engineer | Vancouver

Hothead Games is looking for a talented engineer 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!

Quality Assurance/ Support

Senior QA Tester | Halifax

Can you help Hothead deliver high quality iOS and Android games? As a Senior 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 Software Engineer | 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.

Backend Software Engineer | Halifax

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.

Senior Rendering Engineer | 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.

Marketing

Director of Community Management | Vancouver

We are looking for an ambitious, self-driven individual who is passionate about games, game development and driving our company strategic communication plans into our loyal gaming communities. You will be an evangelist and specialist in our studio answering a broad range of questions and representing our business with accuracy and enthusiasm.
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