Careers

Open Positions

Good Catch is the creative force behind Pointless Quiz, Mr Bean - Around The World, and more great mobile games.  

Interested in working for us?  We have positions available in the following areas:

Art

Senior Games Artist
Overview
The games development company, Good Catch, are looking for an experienced and talented Games Artist to join our team! We believe that great gaming experiences happen when they are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to amazing game.
Your role within Good Catch
The role requires the individual to take responsibility and deliver high quality graphic design and animations while working with specific product teams, under the guidance and support of the production and management team. Other responsibilities include:
  • Unifying art style and overall design within a product team.
  • Leading and directing the visual style of the game for their product team.
  • Responsible for accurate art estimates during the preproduction phase.
  • Ensuring that all deliverables are met on time and to a high standard.
  • Being creative! Openly suggesting more beautiful, fun and dynamic ways to do things, and back that them up by trying. We want to learn from you!
  • Collaborating closely with a product team including game designers, producers and developers.
The skills you hold:
You’re a very creative person with a passion for games. Other skills include:
  • 4 years of experience in an art role for mobile platforms (iOS and Android).
  • Great skills in illustration, animation and user interface design.
  • Ability to work in multiple varied art styles and adapt style for the target audience.
  • A proven track record of creating appealing characters and environments.
  • Excellent skills in the use of Adobe CS package.
  • Experience with game engines, in particular Unity 3D.
  • Experience in modelling and texturing environments using Maya / 3DS Max.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Creating repeatable processes to improve efficiency.
  • You must be able to present an extensive portfolio of work.
  • A very good eye for detail.
  • Calm under pressure with excellent problem solving skills.
A very good catch will have:
  • 3 years in a Lead or Senior art role.
  • Experience of working in an agile project environment.
  • Knowledge of ZBrush or Mudbox is advantageous.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send your CV and Cover Letter to info@goodcatchgames.com, with your name and the job position you are applying for in the subject line.

Development

Developer
Overview
The games development company, Good Catch, (part of Endemol Shine Group) are looking for a talented Developer join our team! You will be passionate about game development, and have experience of using Unity to create games.
Your role within Good Catch
Your main responsibility will be to develop one of our new games. You will be keen to broaden your skillset and learn new technologies and ways of working. This will include:
  • Developing client game logic for one of our upcoming games
  • Developing shaders, particle systems and custom effects.
  • Helping integrate 3rd party SDK’s.
  • Collaborating closely with your product team including other Unity Developers, artists, a Games Designer and Games Producer.
  • Analysing performance and optimising code across a range of devices and platforms.
The skills you hold:
You have a deep technical understanding and a passion for games. Other skills and assets include:
  • At least 1 year of experience developing 2D and 3D games for mobile platforms (iOS and Android) using Unity with C#.
  • Proficiency with C# and solid understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Creating repeatable processes to improve efficiency.
  • A very good eye for detail.
  • Calm under pressure with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Valid UK / EU passport or eligibility to work in the UK and EU long term.
A very good catch will have:
  • Experience of working on published products.
  • Understanding of networking and graphics, performance issues and tradeoffs.
  • An appreciation of the overall development process, as well as a true understanding of how small changes and features can impact the wider architecture.
  • Experience of working in an agile project environment.
  • Native development experience with iOS / Android.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send your CV and Cover Letter to info@goodcatchgames.com, with your name and the job position you are applying for in the subject line.
Senior Developer
Overview
The games development company, Good Catch, (part of Endemol Shine Group) are looking for an experienced and talented Developer to lead our new development! You will be passionate about game development, with multiple years of experience using Unity to create games and the desire to help other Developers benefit from this experience.
Your role within Good Catch
Your main responsibility will be to drive the development of one of our new games. You will be keen to broaden your skillset, learn new technologies and ways of working and mentor those of the team that you work with. This will include:
  • Architecting client game logic.
  • Leading development for a product team working alongside and mentoring another Unity Developers.
  • Responsibility for accuracy of project code estimates during the preproduction phase and beyond.
  • Developing shaders, particle systems and custom effects.
  • Helping integrate 3rd party SDK’s.
  • Collaborating closely with your product team including other Unity Developers, artists, a Games Designer and Games Producer.
  • Analysing performance and optimising code across a range of devices and platforms.
The skills you hold:
You have a deep technical understanding and a passion for games. Other skills and assets include:
  • 5+ years of experience developing 2D and 3D games for mobile platforms (iOS and Android) using Unity with C#.
  • Experience working on at least 3 published products (preferably with Unity).
  • Proficiency with C# and solid understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Understanding of networking and graphics, performance issues and tradeoffs.
  • An appreciation of the overall development process, as well as a true understanding of how small changes and features can impact the wider architecture.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Creating repeatable processes to improve efficiency.
  • A very good eye for detail.
  • Calm under pressure with excellent problem solving skills.
  • Valid UK / EU passport or eligibility to work in the UK and EU long term.
A very good catch will have:
  • Experience of mentoring other developers
  • Experience of working in an agile project environment.
  • Native development experience with iOS / Android.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send your CV and Cover Letter to info@goodcatchgames.com, with your name and the job position you are applying for in the subject line.

Marketing

Mobile User Acquisition Manager
Good Catch Games (part of Endemol Shine Group) are looking for a talented individual with over 4 years marketing experience. You will be a Mobile User Acquisition Manager working across the entire portfolio of premium and free to play mobile games.
Your role within Good Catch
The Mobile User Acquisition Manager will be responsible for formulating, hands on management and execution of the marketing strategy. Other responsibilities include:
  • Devising integrated marketing plans for each game in partnership with the product, press, social media, and community teams to exploit all available opportunities.
  • Media buying & reporting for social platforms and mobile networks, including hyperfocus on LTV and ROI.
  • Leading weekly internal marketing meetings.
  • Optimizing targeting, creative, marketing messages, marketing spend, bids and budget allocation.
  • Developing business relationships with key partners including marketing agencies and advertising networks.
  • Writing creative briefs for internal or external agencies to ensure we produce best in class creative consistent across all channels that resonates with consumers.
  • Overseeing the dashboard setup and use of attribution analytics to ensure marketing optimisation decisions are driven by real data.
  • Owning app store creative and optimization across our portfolio.
  • Recognize and stay current with game marketing trends, best practices, and customer requirements.
  • Creating repeatable processes to improve efficiency and predictability.
Skills you hold
  • 2+ years experience in a mobile games performance marketing role.
  • Excellent reporting skills.
  • Proven understanding of performance marketing and advertising tech.
  • Understanding of tracking and attributing conversions.
  • Good creative and aesthetic judgement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
A very good catch will have
  • 4+ years of experience in mobile or online advertising / marketing.
  • Experience of the monetise, retain, acquire cycle.
  • Experience of attribution tracking either from agency or client side.
  • Previous experience in marketing PC and console games.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send your CV and Cover Letter to info@goodcatchgames.com, with your name and the job position you are applying for in the subject line.

Production

Game Economy Systems Designer
The games development company, Good Catch, (part of Endemol Shine Group) are looking for a talented Game Economy Designer who will be responsible for optimising all free to play systems in our mobile games portfolio.
Your role within Good Catch
Building free to play game economies from the ground up, you will tie players’ behaviour to game metrics, driving the game to achieve its goals. Other responsibilities will include:
  • Defining game systems to drive desired player behaviour.
  • Modelling the impact of game systems and player behaviour on monetisation metrics.
  • Configuring and balancing the economy to optimize game performance.
  • Designing and documenting effective retention and monetisation systems and ensuring successful systems are repeatable.
  • Leveraging analytics and quantitative analysis to monitor game performance, tune mechanics, and identify new features to increase user conversion, retention, and monetisation.
  • Setup and maintenance of game config and ad monetisation dashboards.
  • Collaborating closely with product teams including producers, game designers, developers and artists.
Skills you hold
You’re passionate about designing great games. You’re a creative and analytical problem solver. Other skills include:
  • 2+ years experience of designing free to play game systems is essential.
  • Knowledge of current advertising placements to optimise ad monetisation.
  • Excellent understanding of statistics, the ability to interpret these with confidence and drive through your recommendations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Having a very good eye for detail.
  • Being calm under pressure with excellent problem solving skills.
A very good catch will have
  • Experience of Unity development.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of level design across multiple game genres.
  • Up-to-date knowledge with Game Design literature and best practices to continue driving the our company expertise.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please send your CV and Cover Letter to info@goodcatchgames.com, with your name and the job position you are applying for in the subject line.

Why work for Good Catch?

At Good Catch, we believe in a fun, creative and fair work environment where everyone can work to the best of their ability. Our teams are split between valuable, vibrant projects, but we actively encourage communication and collaboration between teams. Need more convincing? Here’s just some of the reasons why working for us is so great…

SPACE TO WORK

We encourage communication across our large, open plan office space. We’re based Shepherds Bush, London, so we’re also well connected for your daily commute.

SPACE TO GROW

As a small but growing team, we actively encourage learning and the sharing of skills. We give you the space and time to grow into your roll.

SPACE TO HAVE FUN

We believe in hard-work and going the extra mile, but we know it’s important to let your hair down, too. We regularly enjoy team drinks, meals out and the odd game jam.