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Become part of the SEGA family

We all love playing video games, and delight in keeping the fun alive in an industry that has finally grown up. HARDlight is here for the long-term, enabling our team to build their lives whilst loving every step of our exciting exploration into the ever-expanding digital universe.

As the creative engine of all our success, our ambitious and talented team thrive on finding a new perspective and channeling the breadth of their creativity into perfection and pin-point detail. Whether that be the beauty of the digital worlds they create, or the tailored gameplay we place in the hands of our players.


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Private Healthcare

We offer Bupa private health and dental care for you and your family.

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Our benefit package is designed so that our employees have access to a whole host of schemes including; matched pension, gym membership, ride to work scheme, electric car scheme, in house yoga and massage, critical illness cover and group life insurance.


Mental, Physical and Financial Health

HARDlight are committed to supporting mental, financial and physical wellbeing and therefore have a suite of support for all our employees.

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Flexible Working Hours

Our core working hours are between 10am and 4:30pm, allowing you to be flexible with your working day and maintain a good work/life balance.

Available Positions

Below are all the positions we currently have available at our studio. We strive to maintain the studio atmosphere we have created, a fun, open and engaging space to work in. Talent is very important in an application but someone’s personality will also play a large part in our considerations. We are looking for people to not only join, but enhance our studio.

If you think this is you, and there is a position which suits, then get applying.


Please click this link to view our Candidate Application Notice.

Software Engineer

We are looking for an Experienced/Senior Software Engineer who will be a key member of our game development team, and a role model for junior team members at SEGA HARDlight. You will be instrumental in enhancing and expanding mobile games with a world-renowned IP and 100s of millions of downloads. With our live titles no two days will be the same with a variety of challenges to keep you engaged happening all the time. You will work collaboratively with the teams here at HARDlight to consistently push the boundaries of graphical fidelity on a wider range of formats.

Software Engineer (Junior)


As a Junior Software Engineer you will form a part of a small and dynamic team in house that work to improve our games with new features, improving graphic fidelity across the range of formats and more. You’ll be able to learn from our passionate team who continue to push the boundaries of what our game can do. 

Game Designer (Experienced/   Senior)

We are looking for a talented hands-on Designer to help us craft the future of our live Sonic mobile titles. You will given the opportunity to shape the future of mobile F2P titles and be passionaite in driving innovation and monetisation, in a way that feels rewarding and fair to our players. 


Game Designer (Junior/ Experienced)

We’re looking for a designer to join our games team working on a new exciting platform game.  You will have strong knowledge of game mechanics and game design and already have a few games under your belt which demonstrate your design approach and ability.   

Speculative Application 

Can’t see a role that fits your skills? Don’t worry, we’d still love to hear from you. Send us your CV and write an amazing cover letter - tell us why you’d be a great addition to our team!

We’ve got ambitious plans and we’re always looking for talented and motivated people to join our team!

Live Operations Associate

As a Live Operations Associate you will work in the Live Operations team on world class free-to-play mobile games developed by SEGA Europe’s mobile studio, HARDlight. 

In this role, you will be working closely with other members of live operations as well as members of the game teams to execute the live ops strategy with the main goal to maximise player engagement and lifetime value. 

UI/UX Artist - Exp/Senior

We are looking for an Experienced or Senior UI/UX artist to join our Sonic Mobile projects.

In an industry that thrives on its user interactions, candidates will be expected to help create high fidelity and visually stunning game interfaces to deliver the best player experience possible. 

The ideal candidate is someone who can drive, understand, and enjoy the whole design process of a game – from initial UX design, visual concepting, creating final assets, and implementing them in Unity. 

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