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


Office Manager | Vancouver

We are looking for an energetic person with excellent organizational, communication, and customer service skills. This person will be the central point of contact regarding day-to-day operations in support of the business. The perfect candidate for the position is a dedicated, self-starting, and enthusiastic team leader who has the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks at hand to keep our studio organized!


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. 


Mission Designer | Vancouver

Hothead Games is looking for a Designer for our next mobile game!  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.


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.

Quality Assurance

QA Tester | Vancouver

Come and help Hothead deliver high quality iOS and Android games! We're looking for a QA Tester to join us.  You will test all of our products and work with the development teams to track bugs and ensure we ship high quality mobile games!


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.

Human Resources

HR Director | Vancouver

We are looking for a HR Director who is ready to drive HR initiatives for our 150 person studio.  

As part of our Senior Leadership team, you will be responsible for a HR strategy that aligns with our studio’s goals from a talent, culture and people perspective.  You’ve got amazing, creative ideas for the company and can’t wait to implement! You are ready to take charge and enhance the employee experience at Hothead.

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