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.
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.
Season Ticket Loan
Save money with a train season ticket and with the loan spread the cost of your annual travel over the year.
Private Medical Insurance
Hopefully you won't need it, but if you do it is there. Not only for you, but for your immediate family as well.
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.
Technical UI Artist
As a HARDlight Technical UI Artist, you will work closely with the UI team to prototype and produce the UI for our games within Unity’s UI toolset. You will bridge the gap between art and code and ensure the game UI is implemented efficiently and optimally on all devices. In an industry that thrives on its user-interfaces, candidates will be expected to create high fidelity and visually appealing game user-interfaces to deliver the best end-user experience.
Senior UI Artist
As a HARDlight Senior UI Artist, you will work closely with all Production teams to concept, prototype and produce the UI for our games as well as developing 2D and 3D assets such as icons and illustrations for use in the games interface. In an industry that thrives on its user-interfaces, candidates will be expected to create high fidelity and visually appealing game user-interfaces to deliver the best end-user experience.
Working on HARDlight titles before & after they are released, you’ll be responsible for testing our titles to ensure they are free from any ‘bugs’ and giving feedback on playability as the team strives for quality. You will be involved in many areas of our digital title production, as well as provide feedback on test team performance to the Lead QA Tester in order to maximise productivity and identify areas of development or training needs.
As Data Engineer you will be developing and maintaining our analytics data pipeline, ensuring data health and performance. Robust analytics data is essential to our insight into the performance of our games and critical to implementing new and cutting-edge features. You will be expected to adhere to, and actively encourage, good engineering practices and company tech standards.
You are eager to learn and develop your engineering skills, following the company tech standards and understanding the motivation behind them. You will actively contribute to the project at hand and receive support and mentoring by senior engineering staff, applying yourself and attempting to solve problems before seeking help.
As an experienced engineer you will be instrumental in project success and driving company technology forward. You will be expected to adhere to, and actively encourage, good engineering practices and company tech standards.
As a HARDlight Tech Artist, you help bridge the gap between code and visual designs to streamline and refine development process, pushing visual fidelity of our games to the next level. As mobile hardware rapidly accelerates, HARDlight is keen to remain at the forefront of visual design and continue to push the envelope with your help.
As a UI Artist you are the driving force behind all our User Interface visuals. Your talent and attention to detail will be guiding our players through the games meta with crystal clarity and beautiful 2D and 3D artwork. Work within a small team of like-minded individuals and communicate your passion for games through stunning visuals and graphic design.