Careers

As a team, we are passionate about quality and innovation and we’re always looking for great people who can help us push further.

If that sounds like you, have a look below at all of the positions we currently have open at Playground. If you can’t see a position that’s right for you, we welcome speculative applications. Just find one of the discipline-specific speculative roles below and apply using that.

We offer highly competitive salaries, plus a contributory pension scheme, private health care, and a childcare vouchers scheme. We operate flexible working hours, and all Playground staff receive 25 days annual leave per year, plus statutory holidays. In addition to holiday allowance, all new staff benefit from two Duvet Days per year, which can be taken at short notice, and will accrue an additional Duvet Day for each year of service, up to a maximum of five.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer internships or work placements at this time.

Animation Engineer

Job ID: okwO4fws Posted on: November 28, 2017

Playground Games is looking for an experienced animation specialist to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.  You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Animator

Job ID: o36C7fwC Posted on: July 12, 2018

Playground Games is seeking an Animator who will be responsible for creating a diverse variety of animations needed to realise the vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

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Art Producer

Job ID: osyq6fwg Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is seeking a skilled and experienced Art Producer to work on an entirely new AAA open world action/RPG project.  You will form part of our world class creative team, developing the processes by which our art content production is planned and executed.

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Assistant Producer

Job ID: oUTv7fw9 Posted on: May 09, 2018

Playground Games is looking to grow its world class team with the addition of a Assistant Producer. As an integral part of the production process, you’ll be interacting with all disciplines and driving the delivery of high quality features using modern development methodologies.

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Audio Designer

Job ID: o83C7fwE Posted on: May 17, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a highly skilled Audio Designer. In this role, you will use your talent within the field of game audio production to help shape the soundscape of our titles.

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Audio Programmer

Job ID: oil86fwB Posted on: March 15, 2018

Playground Games is looking for an experienced Audio Programmer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.

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Build Engineer

Job ID: ogZd7fwj Posted on: August 08, 2018

Playground Games are looking to grow their world-class team with a talented Build Engineer, keen to develop and maintain the build server infrastructure required to deliver a AAA title. 

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Community Liaison

Job ID: opyv7fwj Posted on: August 13, 2018

Playground Games is looking to grow its world class team with the addition of a skilled and experienced Community Liaison. As part of the Live Ops team, you’ll be a key voice in building a relationship with the community.

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Concept Artist

Job ID: oKpL4fwI Posted on: April 23, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Concept Artist to realise the vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

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Concept Artist

Job ID: oHtd8fwf Posted on: August 15, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Concept Artist who can help realise our game vision and work alongside award-winning technical and creative talent.

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Creative Director

Job ID: oyeM2fwk Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Creative Director to setup and lead a world-class design team on an entirely new AAA open-world action / RPG project. You will help to define and be responsible for executing against the project’s vision.

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Data Analyst

Job ID: o3ts7fwP Posted on: May 16, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Data Analyst to work within the Live Ops team to carry out research and analysis in player behaviour. You will help inform the post release strategy by working with data to create actionable insights.

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Engine Engineer

Job ID: oqxO4fwz Posted on: February 23, 2018

Playground Games is looking for an experienced Game Engine Engineer to join our brand new open-world action / RPG development team.  You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Game Designer

Job ID: ofvZ7fwA Posted on: July 10, 2018

Playground Games are looking for a Game Designer to further strengthen our world class design team.

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Gameplay Engineer

Job ID: o1wO4fw9 Posted on: March 13, 2018

Playground Games is looking for an experienced Gameplay Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team. You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Graduate Environment Artist

Job ID: oSUX6fwz Posted on: June 12, 2018

Playground Games is looking for Graduate Environment Artists, responsible for the creation of immersive environments that realise our game’s vision.

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Lead AI Engineer

Job ID: oLW15fwx Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Lead AI Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team. You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Lead Animator

Job ID: oaM55fwQ Posted on: August 09, 2018

Playground Games is seeking a Lead Animator who will be responsible for creating a diverse variety of animations needed to realise the vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

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Lead Character Artist

Job ID: off44fwm Posted on: February 26, 2018

Playground Games is seeking an Lead Character Artist who will be responsible for creating a diverse variety of characters needed to realise the vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

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Lead Engine Engineer

Job ID: oNjs5fwn Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Lead Engine Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team. You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Lead Rendering Engineer

Job ID: ocis5fwL Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Lead Rendering Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.  You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Lead Scriptwriter

Job ID: oREA7fwW Posted on: June 19, 2018

Playground Games is seeking a Lead Scriptwriter to lead the writing team on a new AAA open world action/RPG project. You will join the project in the early stages of development and have a key role in developing the game’s story, setting and characters.

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Lead Technical Artist

Job ID: oDzr6fwt Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is seeking a Lead Technical Artist to join our world class team here in Leamington Spa. This is an opportunity to work alongside award-winning technical and creative talent.

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Lead Tools Engineer

Job ID: oqAC5fwr Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Lead Tools Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.  You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Lead UI Engineer

Job ID: ospr7fw9 Posted on: April 30, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Lead UI Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team. You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Lead Vehicle Artist

Job ID: ok4X7fwc Posted on: July 09, 2018

Playground Games is seeking a skilled and experienced Lead Vehicle Artist to work alongside award-winning technical and creative talent.

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Principal Audio Designer

Job ID: oWHK6fwd Posted on: January 29, 2018

Playground Games is seeking a Principal Audio Designer who will be responsible for shaping the soundscape of our entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

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Principal World Designer

Job ID: osxW7fwM Posted on: July 24, 2018

As a Principal World Designer you will take responsibility for macro-level open world planning and design. You’ll work with team leadership to help define game vision and world design direction, while collaborating with others to balance intuitive gameplay flow and exceptional visual composition.

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Producer

Job ID: oiye7fwV Posted on: August 13, 2018

Playground Games is looking to grow its world class team with the addition of a skilled and experienced Producer. As an integral part of the production process, you’ll be interacting with all disciplines and driving the delivery of high quality features using modern development methodologies.

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Project Manager

Job ID: ocrs7fwW Posted on: May 02, 2018

As a Project Manager for Playground Games you will be responsible for the process by which production is planned and reported for game development.

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Rendering Engineer

Job ID: oExO4fwN Posted on: March 12, 2018

Playground Games is looking for an experienced rendering specialist to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.  You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Rendering Engineer - Contract

Job ID: oYVW0fwz Posted on: May 09, 2018

Playground Games is looking to grow their world-class engineering team with a skilled and experienced contract rendering specialist possessing detailed knowledge of rendering methods, performance considerations and memory restrictions.

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Senior Animator

Job ID: oSM55fwy Posted on: July 12, 2018

Playground Games is seeking a Senior Animator who will be responsible for creating a diverse variety of animations needed to realise the vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

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Senior Audio Designer

Job ID: oZ2e6fw5 Posted on: May 09, 2018

Playground Games is seeking a Senior Audio Designer who will be responsible for shaping the soundscape of our entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

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Senior Character Artist

Job ID: o8qJ5fw6 Posted on: February 15, 2018

Playground Games is seeking an Senior Character Artist who will be responsible for creating a diverse variety of characters needed to realise the vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

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Senior Engine Engineer

Job ID: o1F27fwz Posted on: July 18, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Senior Game Engine Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.  You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Senior Environment Artist

Job ID: oaxI5fwe Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Environment Artist to work on an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project. You will be responsible for the creation of immersive environments that realise our game’s vision, and will be working in conjunction with the Lead Environment Artist and Art manager to ensure our high quality bar is realised.

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Senior Environment Artist

Job ID: o5AP4fwi Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Environment Artist, responsible for the creation of immersive environments that realise our game’s vision. You’ll be working in conjunction with the Lead Environment Artist and Art manager to ensure our high quality bar is realised.

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Senior Lighting Artist

Job ID: olop5fwX Posted on: June 28, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Senior Lighting Artist to join our exceptional team here in Leamington Spa. As Lighting Artist you will work with the Art Director to achieve our vision for lighting using both baked and dynamic lighting solutions.

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Senior Rendering Engineer

Job ID: oTC8Zfwm Posted on: April 09, 2018

Playground Games is looking to grow their world-class engineering team with a skilled and experienced rendering specialist possessing detailed knowledge of rendering methods, performance considerations and memory restrictions on console platforms.

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Senior Technical Artist

Job ID: oEzr6fwu Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is seeking a Senior Technical Artist to join our world class team here in Leamington Spa. This is an opportunity to work alongside award-winning technical and creative talent.

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Senior Tools Engineer

Job ID: o2F27fwA Posted on: July 18, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Senior Tools Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.  You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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Systems Engineer

Job ID: ofBx5fwc Posted on: January 25, 2018

Playground Games is looking for an experienced Systems Engineer to join our world class development team. 

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Technical Artist

Job ID: oGM55fwm Posted on: May 09, 2018

Playground Games is seeking an Experienced/Senior level Technical Artist to join our world class team here in Leamington Spa. This is an opportunity to work alongside award-winning technical and creative talent on an entirely new open world AAA project.

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Technical Director

Job ID: oEaX2fwx Posted on: May 09, 2018

Playground Games is looking for a Technical Director to setup and lead a world-class Engineering team on an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project. You will help to define and be responsible for executing against the project’s vision.

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Tools Engineer

Job ID: obwO4fwj Posted on: February 15, 2018

Playground Games is looking for an experienced Tools Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.  You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

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UI Artist

Job ID: oygv6fw9 Posted on: July 27, 2018

Playground is seeking a skilled and experienced UI Artist to work on an entirely new AAA open world action/RPG project. As an important member of the team, you’ll be responsible for creating consistently high quality UI art and raising the bar for user interface content in our titles. You’ll work closely with internal stakeholders so the ability to communicate effectively is very important.

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VFX Artist

Job ID: ovGE5fwE Posted on: June 14, 2018

Playground Games is looking to grow their world class team with a highly skilled and experienced VFX specialist, with exceptional knowledge of creating real-time in-game effects and researching, visualizing and animating natural and spectacular looking effects.

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