careers

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Here at Playsport we are a passionate team dedicated to making top quality games.

Our most valuable asset is and will always be our team. We firmly believe that the best games are made by the best teams. Our colleagues are highly productive, self-accountable, and most of all great fun to be around.

We are always looking for great people to join our team, if that sounds like you have a look below at all of the positions we currently have open. If you can’t see a position that’s right for you, we welcome speculative applications.

current roles

Senior Game Designer

permanent position

The position

 

Playsport Games is looking for a Senior Game Designer to join our friendly Games Studio based in Guildford.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your free-to-play design career in mobile: help bring new titles to market, and work on highly successful live games at a leading mobile studio!

 

This is a full-time, permanent position, so please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK. 

 

Duties

 

Your primary responsibilities will include:

 

  • Design and craft gameplay experiences and game features that deliver strong player engagement, retention, and monetisation.
  • Create and craft game content to delight players, and devise & balance meta-game economies to maximise game performance.
  • Write, review and give feedback on game/feature design documents, builds, and plans. 
  • Participate as a key member of the product team across the product life-cycle, working on games in production, and live titles, proposing high-impact updates to our existing portfolio of games.
  • Help identify and deconstruct new markets and opportunities, expanding the portfolio of the company and staying in the cutting edge of the mobile gaming industry.
  • Support the team with subject-matter expertise on mobile & social game design.
  • Work alongside our Data Analytics team to spearhead testing strategies and conduct post mortems
  • Assist with reviewing, scheduling & prioritising design team workload.

 

Skills & Experience

 

We are looking for a social, hard-working person who enjoys working in a team and is passionate about games, and mobile free-to-play. The ideal candidate will be articulate, energetic, with the following attributes:

 

  • Significant experience designing multiple successful free-to-play published titles, preferably on mobile.
  • Experience across the product life-cycle, from prototyping, through production, to updating a live free-to-play game.
  • Strong knowledge of the mobile & social game space, with exceptional understanding of current design techniques to deliver excellent engagement, retention, and monetisation.
  • Highly numerate, with a solid mathematical background, and experience designing virtual currencies and managing in-game economies.
  • Understanding of and experience with reviewing game analytics, developing insights based on data to make better informed design decisions.
  • Strong grasp of mobile user-experience design, and ability to consider & empathise with many different types of players.
  • Creative problem solver, with proven ability to create compelling gameplay.

 

Who we are

 

Playsport Games is a supportive and friendly games studio based in Guildford, where everyone plays a full and active role in developing top quality games!

We’re the creator of Motorsport Manager, a #1 game on the App Store and a top rated game on Steam.

We’re a passionate and hardworking team with a single aim: making top quality sports games.

As a small team, Playsport is a perfect place for talented developers. We’re looking for people who are excited to get close to the action and want to be deeply involved in the development of a quality game.

We’ve just moved into brand new custom built studio space in the heart of Guildford. It’s posh and there are plenty of nice pubs nearby.

 

Benefits

 

  • 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Bright, comfy studio space in the heart of Guildford, the geekily glamorous Hollywood of games, just half an hour by train from central London
  • Hybrid working
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cash Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Daily trailblazing with a humble, hardworking team of good humans
  • Regular outings, games/pub evenings and ad hoc socials
  • Endless supplies of tasty snacks (varying degrees of healthiness)

 

There are also plenty of other benefits from working for Playsport! We firmly believe that a creative and professional working environment should also be fun. We always have fridges stocked with complimentary drinks, regular deliveries of fresh fruit and snacks for all staff. Along with regular staff outings.

 

If this sounds like the role and environment for you then please email jobs@playsportgames.net with a copy of your CV along with a cover letter.

 

Before you apply, please keep in mind that this role is a full-time, permanent position based at our office in Guildford, UK, and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

Game Designer

permanent position

The position

 

Playsport Games is looking for a Game Designer to join our friendly Games Studio based in Guildford.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your free-to-play design career in mobile: help bring new titles to market, and work on highly successful live games at a leading mobile studio!

 

This is a full-time, permanent position, so please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK. 

 

Duties

 

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Design gameplay experiences and game features that deliver strong player engagement, retention, and monetisation.
  • Create game content to delight players, and design and balance in-game economies to maximise game performance.
  • Write, review and give feedback on game/feature design documents, builds, and plans. 
  • Participate as a key member of the production team across the product life-cycle, working not just on early game concepts and prototypes, but also games in production, and live titles, proposing high-impact updates to our existing portfolio of games.
  • Analyse and communicate in-game economy trends using data insights and A/B testing campaigns
  • Work alongside our Data Analytics team to create testing strategies.
  • Support the team with subject-matter expertise on mobile & social game design.

 

Skills & Experience

 

We are looking for a social, hard-working person who enjoys working in a team and is passionate about games, and mobile free-to-play. The ideal candidate will be articulate, energetic, with the following attributes:

 

    • Experience designing multiple successful free-to-play published titles, preferably on mobile.
    • Experience across the product life-cycle, from initial concept & prototyping through to updating and optimising a live free-to-play game.
    • Good knowledge of the mobile & social game space, and solid grasp of current design techniques to deliver excellent engagement, retention, and monetisation.
    • Highly numerate, with a solid mathematical background, and ability to design virtual currencies and manage in-game economies.
    • Strong grasp of mobile user-experience design, and ability to consider & empathise with many different types of players.
    • Creative problem solver, with proven ability to create compelling gameplay.
    • Relentlessly self-critical: always sees the pros and cons of each approach, and works tirelessly to improve design solutions. Prolific with high quality, well-thought-through proposals.
    • Able to balance between innovation and setting reasonable goals.
    • Drive, initiative and ability to self-manage and prioritise effectively.
    • Highly organised, with ability to prioritise appropriately to deliver to tight deadlines.
    • Great collaborator, with superb written and oral communication skills.

 

Who we are

 

Playsport Games is a supportive and friendly games studio based in Guildford, where everyone plays a full and active role in developing top quality games!

We’re the creator of Motorsport Manager, a #1 game on the App Store and a top rated game on Steam.

We’re a passionate and hardworking team with a single aim: making top quality sports games.

As a small team, Playsport is a perfect place for talented developers. We’re looking for people who are excited to get close to the action and want to be deeply involved in the development of a quality game.

We’ve just moved into brand new custom built studio space in the heart of Guildford. It’s posh and there are plenty of nice pubs nearby.

 

Benefits

 

  • 25 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Bright, comfy studio space in the heart of Guildford, the geekily glamorous Hollywood of games, just half an hour by train from central London
  • Hybrid working
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Cash Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Daily trailblazing with a humble, hardworking team of good humans
  • Regular outings, games/pub evenings and ad hoc socials
  • Endless supplies of tasty snacks (varying degrees of healthiness)

 

There are also plenty of other benefits from working for Playsport! We firmly believe that a creative and professional working environment should also be fun. We always have fridges stocked with complimentary drinks, regular deliveries of fresh fruit and snacks for all staff. Along with regular staff outings.

 

If this sounds like the role and environment for you then please email jobs@playsportgames.net with a copy of your CV along with a cover letter.

 

Before you apply, please keep in mind that this role is a full-time, permanent position based at our office in Guildford, UK, and you must be eligible to work in the UK.

speculative application

permanent position
We are always on the look-out for talented individuals to join our team! If you think that you’d be a good fit then we’d love to hear from you.  Send an email with your CV and a covering letter.
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Playsport games is a small team located in Guildford, UK. We are proud to be the leading developer in our field.

We have a supportive and friendly studio culture where everyone plays a full and active roll in developing top quality games!

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Passion

We put our hearts in to everything that we do.
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Creativity

We promote creativity.
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ownership

We are highly-productive and self-accountable.
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Fun

It’s important—dare we even say essential —to have some fun at work.