Sketchbook Games
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May 8, 2024
United Kingdom

This is a full or part-time and remote 18 month contract with potential to move to a permanent position.

Due to the nature of our funding we can ONLY hire people who reside at a UK address. 

Sketchbook Games are looking for a talented producer, who’s a good communicator, with a calm and kind nature, to join and help build the team working on our next game. Our ideal candidate would be someone with industry experience and knowledge of Agile or Lean production methodologies.

We have flexible working hours around GMT/BST and are hoping to try and find a suitable location to meet up for co-working occasionally such as London, Guildford or Suffolk/Essex.


Must have:

  • Production experience of shipping at least one commercial game


Diversity and Inclusion:

We’re keen to attract all kinds of candidates, particularly those from underrepresented groups in the games industry. We aim to continue to build an inclusive environment and commit to continually listening, reflecting and improving our practices and culture.


We would like you to:

  • Help make games that have something to say and can make a positive difference
  • Foster an environment of ongoing improvement
  • Be flexible, self-motivated and open minded
  • Be able to understand, spot, track and communicate problems
  • Be autonomous, and support the team’s own autonomy with their tasks and hours 
  • Be good at identifying, suggesting and actioning potential solutions
  • Help us run an Agile/ Lean production methodology
  • Manage our backlog to ensure tasks are prioritised and team goals are clear
  • Help the team with time estimates so we can plan deadlines
  • Identify bug trends and keep the team on track
  • Apply for grants and help with grant reporting admin
  • Coordinate and assist with marketing, social media, focus testing and more
  • Support the CEO with studio admin
  • Help with any other tasks to ensure the smooth running of the studio


We offer: 

  • Remote working (team communication and weekly calls via Discord). 
  • Flexible working hours.
  • A friendly, small but scaling micro-team who’ve shipped a multi-award winning game.


To apply:

Please click the apply button and use the linked form to apply. We kindly ask that you don’t reach out to us via other means about this role.

Sketchbook Games

Sketchbook Games are a small independent studio based on the Suffolk/ Essex border, although we mostly work remotely. Our debut game, Lost Words: Beyond the Page is available on Steam, PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and mobile, featuring a story written by renowned games writer Rhianna Pratchett and an orchestral soundtrack by BAFTA nominated composer David Housden. We are currently working on an exciting new project looking at improving player’s mental health.

Featured Game

Our debut game, Lost Words: Beyond the Page, is a multi-award winning atmospheric puzzler, set between the pages of a diary and a fantasy land.

Featuring a story by renowned games writer Rhianna Pratchett the game ties the narrative into the gameplay in an unusual way, by having the player running on and interacting with words to solve puzzles.

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