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.
We offer Bupa private health and dental care for you and your family.
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.
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.
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.
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We are looking for a Lead Artist to take art ownership of our successful live Sonic Mobile titles by creating great art and leading our small and agile art team. This is a key role in the team that covers all areas of game art with a focus on delivering new characters in our popular live games.
The Data Analyst will work in the analytics team on games by SEGA Europe’s mobile studio, HARDlight. As part of the studio’s Live Operations team, you would be responsible for developing queries of game data and producing visualisations to inform and assist the whole studio on the performance of existing and in-development games. You would be working closely with all parts of the studio to identify and track both Key Performance Indicators and detailed feature data to provide insight into what will deliver business impact and further engage our customers.
Lead UI Artist
SEGA HARDlight is looking for a Lead UI Artist or a seasoned Senior UI artist with the propensity to lead our small but talented UI team, splitting your time across team management and creating art.
You will champion the UI team and studio values by empowering them - giving the team ownership and trust to deliver on their commitments while developing their skills and helping with their personal development.
Senior UI Artist
A fantastic opportunity for a Senior UI Artist to join a highly creative UI team here at HARDlight to work on world famous IPs and original titles in development.
You’ll work closely with the game teams, bringing your creative vision and passion to create intuitive, fun and visually stunning UI across mobile, PC and console titles.
We develop in small teams, so you’ll have a lot of independence, ownership and variety throughout each project. As a senior, you’ll be a key pillar of the game and UI teams.
Experienced / Senior UI/UX Artist
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.
Junior Software Engineer
We are looking for a Junior Software Engineer who will be a key member of our game development team here at SEGA HARDlight working across our live free-to-play mobile games. 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.
Experienced Software Engineer
We are looking for an Experienced Software Engineer who will be a key member of our game development team here at SEGA HARDlight working across our live free-to-play mobile games. 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.
Senior Software Engineer
We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer who will be a member of our game development team, and a role model for junior team members at SEGA HARDlight. You will work across our mobile games and help us partner with other SEGA studios bringing world-renowned IP to consoles and new platforms. No two days will be the same with a variety of challenges to keep you engaged happening all the time.
VFX Artist - 6/9 Month Contract
SEGA HARDlight is looking for an experienced/senior VFX artist to work on a new, exciting, and ambitious platform title in development. This is a contract position for up to 9 months to start later in the year that can be performed remotely or in our UK studio.
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!