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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.

Junior QA Technician - FTC

SEGA HARDlight is looking for a Junior QA Technician to join our diverse and talented team. This is a great opportunity to level up your skills as you work across our current and future projects. You will work across the portfolio of titles we have at HARDlight, both before and after release they are released to ensure that any issues are found and communicated to the team. 

Software Engineer

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 games can do.

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. 

Experienced / Senior Game Designer 

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. 


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. 

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. 

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!

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