Videogames Jobs Scotland

Videogames Jobs Scotland

If you find yourself typing ‘Videogames Jobs Scotland’ into Google on a regular basis, and despairing about the results – never fear. We’re here to help.

We’ve been speaking to the cream of the country’s development studios, technology companies and employers to find the latest vacancies, the greatest job roles and the most exciting opportunities.

Here’s a quick roundup of the latest vacancies from across Scotland for your convenience and delight…


The in-game advertising company, which recently secured new funding and appointed two new industry veterans to its board, is looking for an SDK Developer with Unity and Unreal experience:

In this key role within our development team you will design, develop, and deploy our game engine SDK, a vital part of the AdInMo service. We have a highly optimised Unity SDK which we are extending with exciting new functionality, we also need to build an Unreal version to the same high standard. You should be able to collaborate closely with other developers and become a core member of an autonomous, cross- functional team.


Outplay has become one of the most prolific and polished developers in Scotland, producing a wide range of titles focused on the hyper casual end of the mobile market. It combines original IP as well as games based on blockbuster franchises. The company is now looking for a lot of new people from designers and engineers, to artists, analysts and managers.

Hunted Cow

Hunted Cow is one of the country’s best-kept secrets. A game studio based in the Highlands, which has grown rapidly from its chess-by-email roots, to become one of the country’s most exciting developers. Working on a range of titles, from their own original MMO titles (including Fallen Sword, Eldevin and Operation New Earth) through to more recent work on titles from the Warhammer universe.

Hunted Cow is now growing its team significantly, with roles for developers, artists, designers and customer happiness vacancies on offer.

Tag Games

Tag has an enviable reputation as a developer of seriously high quality games for some of the world’s leading brands, broadcasters and publishers. Based in the centre of Dundee (in sleek new offices), they’ve produced over 60 titles to date including Pocket Mortys, CSR 2, Angry Birds Action, Downton Abbey: Mysteries of the Manor, Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes and more.

The company is now looking for a variety of programming and art roles, to work on forthcoming projects. If you want to know more about Tag, you can find their company profile here.


The team behind the successful indie breakout hit Monstrum, which pitted players against a variety of merciless monsters, within a creaking, procedurally-generated, 1970s freighter, is now working on the sequel. Which sounds even more horrifying, challenging and procedurally-generated (you can read all about it and watch the trailer here).

The team is now looking for a UI Programmer to join them for Monstrum II:

Your role will be to improve Monstrum 2’s existing and future UI, working with the development team in the UK to implement and polish various menus, ensuring that they have the required features and are made to a high standard.

As the UI programmer, you will also be assisting us in the creative aspects of the UI, and will need to work with player management systems to handle aspects of the game, such as storefronts and achievements.

You’ll be given your chance to help shape Monstrum 2 and will be encouraged to give feedback, alongside all other disciplines, to the team as a whole.

Puny Astronaut

While Puny Astronaut is the youngest studio in our current crop of employers, they’ve already achieved a huge amount, pulling in funding from industry veterans to work on their first title, Skye Tails.

The company is now looking for programmers, a designer and a tester to help them complete the game:


We have new jobs being added to the jobs board every week. So check back often, or follow our social channels, for regular updates on the latest games vacancies across the whole country.

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