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

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

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

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

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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Associate Art Director

Playground Games is seeking an Associate Art Director who will realise the game vision for an entirely new AAA open world action / RPG project.

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Associate Art Director

Playground Games is seeking an Associate Art Director who will realise our game vision and work alongside award-winning technical and creative talent.

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Audio Designer

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

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

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Character Artist

Playground Games is seeking a 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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Concept Artist

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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Concept Artist

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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Creative Director

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

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

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

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

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Gameplay Engineer

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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Lead AI Engineer

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

Playground Games is seeking a Lead Animator who will help realise our games vision and work alongside award-winning technical and creative talent.

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Lead Animator

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

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 Character Artist

Playground Games is looking for a Lead Character Artist who will help realise our games vision and work alongside award-winning technical and creative talent.

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Lead Engine Engineer

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

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 Technical Artist

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

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

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

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

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Level Designer

Playground Games is looking for a Level Designer to further strengthen our world class design team. As a member of the design team on a AAA title, you’ll take responsibility for large sections of the game's level design, as well as mentoring and leading junior teammates. 

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Principal Audio Designer

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

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

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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Rendering Engineer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Environment Artist

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 Lighting Artist

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 Lighting Artist

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

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

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

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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Senior UI Artist

Playground is seeking a skilled and experienced Senior 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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Systems Engineer

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

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Technical Artist

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

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

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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VFX Artist

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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Vehicle Artist

Playground Games are looking to recruit a highly talented and experienced Vehicle Artist who has a genuine passion for all aspects of 3D vehicle creation for games, and who’s able to demonstrate superior creative, visual and technical ability.

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