Skilled in Games? Progress your career in Scotland

Pioneering, award-winning and quite literally game-changing, Scotland is one of top developer locations in the world. We’ve created global hits like Lemmings, the Grand Theft Auto series, Minecraft for Xbox 360 and mobile game series, Bloons Tower Defence. Take your career to the next level - join the best.

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There are many excellent reasons to expand your games career in Scotland, but here are just a few:

  • A swiftly expanding creative industries sector. Convergence of sectors like digital media and augmented reality mean opportunities are growing as fast as the sector.
  • A dynamic and connected cluster of over one hundred games companies. Scotland's games companies can take credit for titles such as Grand Theft Auto, Lemmings, APB Reloaded and Bloons.
  • Stunning scenery coupled with excellent transport links make for an excellent quality of life.

Large creative clusters

Scotland's creative industries sector employs 65,000 people and has an annual turnover of £5 billion per year. Games developers range from large, globally successful studios such as Rockstar North to fledgling innovators like Deuxality.

A primary focus of Scotland's digital strategy is the creation of skills clusters. Glasgow's waterfront 'Creative Clyde' area is home to the three mainstream broadcasters in the UK and has over 350,000 square feet of custom built space for digital companies. Businesses locating here are also able to claim back 100% of business rates tax.

Be exceptional - work in Scotland

Quite simply, Scotland is the place to build an exciting and diverse career in the games industry. Be a part of our growing creative cluster and work across a range of dynamic areas. In addition to incredible career opportunities you’ll find stunning scenery, an excellent quality of life – along with a truly welcoming culture.

We’ve attracted talented people from around the world to work in leading cutting-edge companies. Could you be next?

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