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


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. 


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.


Accountant/ Analyst | Vancouver

We are looking for an Accountant / Analyst to cover a 1-year maternity leave in the Finance Team by providing financial, and clerical support to ensure accuracy and efficiency of operations. This candidate will also assist in finance & accounting system maintenance to help streamline operations. We are looking for a strong team player who is flexible and able to adapt in a fast paced work environment.

Human Resources

HR Generalist | Vancouver

We're looking for someone to support and drive our HR priorities for the studio. You’re a contributor and always wanting to learn more. With proven experience in all things HR, you also bring with you a friendly, approachable and passionate attitude to deliver excellent support for our employees. Organization and attention to detail comes naturally to you and you believe that balancing priorities is a key to your success.
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