Careers

Open Positions

Good Catch is the creative force behind Simon's Cat Dash, Mr Bean - Risky Ropes, and more great games.

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

Art

Lead Game Artist
Overview
The games development company, Good Catch, (part of the Endemol Shine Group) are looking for a talented hands-on Lead Games Artist to work across a portfolio of live games and lead the artwork on new development projects. The Lead Games Artist will be responsible for the overall look of a game, devising the games visual style and directing the production of all visual material throughout a games development.

Your role within Good Catch
The role requires the individual to take responsibility and deliver high quality UI, artwork, graphics and animations while working with specific product teams, under the guidance and support of the production and management team. Other responsibilities include:
  • Managing the team of artists and animators across the studio, inspiring them to produce their best work.
  • 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 pre-production phase.
  • Ensuring that all deliverables are met on time, to high standard and to budget.
  • Collaborating closely with a product team including game designers, producers and developers.
  • Have a passion for games and a good understanding of what makes a game visually appealing and fun to play.

The skills you hold:
You’re a very creative person with a passion for games. Your other skills include:
  • 4 years of experience in a senior 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.
  • Experience in a leadership position
  • Experience of working in an agile project environment.

Other desirable skills:
  • The ability to optimise art and graphics within Unity to help game performance.
  • Experience working with established brands and IPs
  • 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.
Games Artist
Overview
The games development company, Good Catch, are looking for an experienced and talented Game 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:
  • 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.

Production

Associate Games Producer
Overview
The games development company, Good Catch, (part of Endemol Shine Group) are looking for a talented Associate Games Producer to join our team!  Your ultimate focus will be delivering milestones on schedule and to budget as well as facilitating optimal communication between the production and management teams.
Your role within Good Catch
We are looking for a Associate Games Producer who has a passion for gaming. Your primary job will be to manage the game production lifecycle. Other responsibilities will be:
  • Establishing and maintaining the vision, scope, schedule, budget and resource plan for one of our games or game features.
  • Liaise and participate with the creative and game design process to ensure the development of quality games.
  • Facilitate communication between talented designers, developers and artists to ensure the smooth development of quality products.
  • Responsible for sprint planning, sprint review and daily standup meetings utilising production tools.
  • Recognize and stay current with game market trends, best practices, and customer requirements.
  • Create repeatable processes to improve efficiency and predictability.
  • Prepare regular presentable project overview updates for the management team.
The skills you hold:
You’re passionate about gaming and products. You’re a great people manager and you know how to influence people and reach objectives. Other skills required are:
  • 2-3 years Project Management experience.
  • Experience working with outsourced development and QA partners.
  • Understanding software development methodologies including agile.
  • Expert project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities.
  • Strong knowledge of production related software: JIRA, Confluence and Excel.
  • Comfortable with identifying, assessing and solving problems quickly.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • A very good eye for detail and calm under pressure.
A very good catch will have:
  • Scrum Master certification.
  • Project Management Professional certification.
  • Experience of Unity development.
  • Working knowledge of Google Play Console and App Store Connect.
  • Delivered several mobile and/or console games on time and to budget.
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 role.
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.