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We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join us. If you'd like to work for Pineapple Studios, please apply for one of the following roles that we are currently looking for. 

As an approved Kickstart Employer, the below roles offer 6 months placement for applicants aged 16 - 24 on Universal Credit.

Each position includes the following: 

  • 6 month placement 

  • Employability support - including CV and portfolio development / mock interviews / training

  • Paid at national minimum wage by age each month (e.g ages 21 to 24 are paid at £8.20 per hour) 

  • 25hrs per week

  • Reference letter upon completion available

 

2D Game Artist

We are urgently looking for a 2D Game Artist to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for an artist who wants to bring their ideas to life.

Working on our latest games, you will collaborate daily with other artists and developers and be responsible for creating a wide variety of digital artwork, ranging from environment and character art, illustrations, logos and UI elements from concept to final implementation.

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional projects and responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for games and gaming

  • Loves creating new ideas and bringing them to life

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

3D Artist

We are urgently looking for a 3D Artist to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for an artist who wants to bring their ideas to life.

 

This is an ideal role for candidates who are new to the games industry and looking to gain valuable experience in a professional studio, whistling working with leads from various departments. You should be open to new ideas and methodologies, keen to develop your skills in a production led environment, as well as being an individual who wants to be part of a diverse and creative team.

You will work within a close-knit, talented creative team to produce inspiring results with rapid development cycles.

  • Working as part of a small but growing team of experienced developers

  • We are building a working environment where artists flourish and collaboration is key

  • You will work closely with creative leads, designers, artists and programmers to create high quality game assets, leveraging the next generation of games technology

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for games and gaming

  • Loves creating new ideas and bringing them to life

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Desired (non essential):

  • Experience working with Blender and substance designer

 
 

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available.

Game Designer

We are urgently looking for a Game Designer to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates who are new to the games industry and looking to gain valuable experience in a professional studio. Working on our latest games, you will collaborate daily with other developers and artists across several developments, ranging from the following...

  • Level design and implementation

  • Gameplay and character mechanics design

  • Design player experience

  • Prototyping

  • QA testing

  • Produce design documentation and reports

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional projects and responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for games and gaming

  • Loves creating new ideas and bringing them to life

  • Willing to assist the programming team in achieving their goals

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Game Developer

We are urgently looking for a Game Developer to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates who are new to the games industry and looking to gain valuable experience in a professional studio. Working on our latest games, you will collaborate daily with other developers and artists across several developments, ranging from the following...

  • Game design

  • Level design

  • Programming

  • QA testing

  • Narrative design

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional projects and responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for games and gaming

  • Loves creating new ideas and bringing them to life

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Desired (non essential):

  • Experience working with Photoshop / Unity / Unreal / Blender

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 
 

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 

Game Programmer

We are urgently looking for a game programmer to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for a developer looking to work on the next generation of mobile game experiences.

 

Ranging from UI implementation / QA / gameplay / graphics / character /networking & multiplayer programming. The role will predominantly involve collaborating with various departments (e.g. game & level design) throughout the development process, whilst learning the new ways to develop mechanics and systems. During the 6 months, you will also be working with industry leading methodologies, such as Kanban for project management .

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for games and gaming

  • Loves creating new ideas and bringing them to life

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Desired (non essential):

  • Experience working with game engine Unity C# / Unreal Engine C++

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

Community Developer

We are urgently looking for a Community Developer to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates who are new to the games industry and looking to gain valuable experience in a professional studio.

 

As a Community Developer, you will help support and implement community engagement programs and the overall social strategy for our latest title Kingdom Jump. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a studio that is taking complete ownership of brand management and social media, building it from the ground up.

The role will involve supporting the follow:

  • Designing and implementing giveaways & competitions

  • Liaising with internal marketing teams

  • Engaging with community members

  • Developing community growth & satisfaction initiatives

  • Produce documentation and reports

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional projects and responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for games and gaming

  • Loves creating new ideas and bringing them to life

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 

Marketing Executive

We are urgently looking for a Marketing Executive to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for a marketer with a creative and strategic mindset.

 

Reporting directly to the marketing manager, the role will involve collaborating with other members of the marketing team. Focusing on, but not limited to developing content including digital advertisements, identifying opportunities and forming marketing initiatives that can strategically grow different areas of the studio / Kingdom Jump IP. The role will cover both internal and external initiatives, including the use of social media, email marketing and different types of media such as newsletters.

 

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for games and gaming

  • Loves creating new ideas and bringing them to life

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Desired (non essential):

  • Graphic design

  • Creative writing

  • Media planning

  • Marketing strategies

  • Use of Microsoft Office- powerpoint / excel

  • Experience with social media / digital marketing

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

HR Assistant 

We are urgently looking for a HR Assistant to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates looking to gain valuable experience and mentorship in a medium sized company. As a HR Assistant, you will primarily be responsible for supporting the HR team with processing internal changes, whilst participating in the overall staff support and development programs.

  • Arranging and undertaking basic training requirements

  • Responsible for overseeing the recruitment process

  • Providing HR service to staff

  • Produce documentation and reports on staff satisfaction

  • Engage with developing and implementing staff and company initiatives

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for supporting and developing people

  • Enjoys engaging and being social

  • Highly organised with strong communication skills

  • Has computer literacy skills - Eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Desired (non essential):

  •  HR / Administrative or Business related qualifications

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 
 

Workplace Officer 

We are urgently looking for a Workplace Officer to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates looking to gain valuable experience and mentorship in a medium sized company. The role will primarily involve supporting the HR and leadership team to ensure staff members are in compliance with company policies, such as health & safety and data protection standards. In addition to processing internal changes, whilst participating in the overall staff support and development programs.

  • Arranging and undertaking basic training requirements

  • Support employee on-boarding / introduction period

  • Help develop and shape the workplace culture / community

  • Produce documentation and reports on staff / policy  compliance

  • Engage with developing and implementing staff and company initiatives

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for supporting and developing people

  • Enjoys engaging and being social

  • Highly organised with strong communication skills

  • Has computer literacy skills - Eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Desired (non essential):

  • HR / Administrative or Business related qualifications

  • Previous experience in a similar role

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 

2D Spine / 3D Animator 

We are urgently looking for a 2D Spine / 3D Animator (either one) to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates looking to gain valuable experience in the video games industry. As a 2D Spine or 3D Animator, you will primarily be responsible for supporting marketing and game development departments (e.g character design). 

Depending on your skills and preferences, the role will include the following:

  • Create character and asset animations / movements to be used in the game engine

  • Liaising with the creative teams to create promo material such as social media ads / content 

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for supporting and developing people

  • Enjoys engaging and being social

  • Highly organised with strong communication skills

  • Has computer literacy skills - Eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Desired (non essential):

  • Has​ experience with animating in Blender / Spine pro software or equivalent 

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 

VFX Artist 

We are urgently looking for a VFX Artist to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates looking to gain valuable experience in the video games industry. Primarily responsible for supporting multiple departments (e.g. level design & programmers), and including but not limited to working on the following challenges across character / environment / asset VFX developments. 

  • Prototyping 

  • Creating shaders 

  • Working with Unity / Unreal engines

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for games and gaming

  • Loves creating new ideas and bringing them to life

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Desired (non essential):

  • Experience working with game engine Unity / Unreal Engine

  • Has some C# / C++ coding ability 

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 

Sound Designer / Programmer  

We are urgently looking for a Sound Designer to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates looking to gain valuable experience in the video games industry. As a sound designer, you will primarily be responsible for creating the SFX across multiple game titles. The role will also include the following...

  • Work within a team and report directly to the lead sound designer 

  • Record and edit SFX

  • Provide examples with video references for other departments to judge / provide feedback 

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for games and SFX

  • Enjoys engaging and being social

  • Highly organised with strong communication skills

  • Has computer literacy skills - Eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Desired (non essential):

  • Experience using FMOD or other middleware alternatives ​/ Unity / Unreal 

  • Can program / edit SFX in Unity & Unreal  

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 

3D Generalist

We are urgently looking for a 3D Generalist to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates looking to gain valuable experience in the video games industry. The role will predominantly involve collaborating with various departments (e.g. environment design and level design) throughout the development process, whilst working across various assets. Including the following...

  • Modelling 

  • Rigging 

  • Texturing 

  • Animating 

During the 6 months, you will be working with industry leading methodologies, such as Kanban for project management. The role is also part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for games and gaming

  • Loves creating new ideas and bringing them to life

  • An encourager, eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Desired (non essential):

  • Experience working with Blender and substance designer

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 

Finance Executive

We are urgently looking for a Finance Executive to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates looking to gain valuable experience at a medium sized business. As a Finance Executive, you will primarily be responsible for supporting the CEO and Operations Director across a broad range of company activities. From regular day to day book-keeping and cashflow management to budgeting duties. 

Forecasting / Trend analysis / book-keeping / accounting / analytics / budget control / data analysis / Updating company cashflow sheet  

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • A passion for supporting and developing people

  • Enjoys engaging and being social

  • Highly organised with strong communication skills

  • Has computer literacy skills - Eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Essential Skills:

  • Highly competent at Microsoft Office with a particular expertise in Excel

  • Minimum 2:1 class University Degree related to finance / accountancy

  • Strong team player and excellent communicator

  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail

  • Agile mind, committed work ethic, resilient and be an obsessive organiser

Desired Skills:

  • Agile mind, committed work ethic, resilient and be an obsessive organiser

  • Natural negotiator with a keen eye for spotting commercial opportunities

  • Commercial mind to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 

Data Analyst

We are urgently looking for a Data Analyst to join Pineapple Studios- the perfect opportunity for candidates looking to gain valuable experience within the video games industry.

 

Your role you will primarily be responsible for the following:

  • You will work with development, product and design teams to implement the right tracking/telemetry in games to capture player events for downstream reporting

  • Reporting to our operations director, you will conduct in-depth analysis and modelling to uncover hidden opportunities for product improvement; communicate insights to product, business and management teams

  •  Develop new insights and analyses that inform decisions and help us continue to delight the people playing our games

  • Work with product & our teams to collect requirements and decide goals for analysis, implement and present findings

The role is part of an exciting and growing area of the business and there are opportunities to take on additional responsibilities to grow the role if the candidate has the desired ambition.

Does the following describe you? 

  • You will enjoy working in both personal and team settings on shared goals

  • Highly organised with strong communication skills

  • Has computer literacy skills - Eager to share your knowledge and experience to help others

  • Come to work each day to be the best you can and to learn and develop

  • A strong work ethic with the desire to achieve above and beyond

Essential:

  • Able to demonstrate projects with a clear focus on on users and user experience

  • A good grasp on creative, technical and business issues and demonstrated ability to combine inputs into clear, impact research 

  • A minimum 2:1 related degree in mathematics, economics, computer science or similar technical field

  • Highly competent at Microsoft Office with a particular expertise in Excel

  • SQL skills

Bonus:

  • Experience with R, R-Shiny and data visualisation packages like R graphing libraries, Tableau, Dundass

Location: Work from home

Reference letter upon completion available

 

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Whilst we offer a range of exciting positions for newcomers to become part of the Pineapple Studios family, we are always on the lookout for new talent that we might not have thought of! 

So click the 'apply' button below to outline your career interests and how you can be part of our journey. 

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