Just Add Water (Development), ltd. is an independent game developer who’s primary focus is on creating console video game titles.

The team at JAW is built up of the best applicants we can find. Our Leeds city centre offices are within walking distance of the best the city has to offer. We believe in hiring clever, motivated individuals that are not afraid to learn more!

We are looking for passionate developers, with creative drive to join our team!


We are looking to fill the following positions with, either permanent staff or fixed term contracts.


Unity Gameplay Programmers
Skills Required:

C#, Gameplay, UI Experience
Brief Description:

We are looking for a couple of gameplay programmers to join the team here at JAW. You will have experience working with Unity. You will also have dedication and enthusiasm.
Job Information:

You must have a passion for programming, with 3+ years’ industry experience in game development using C#/C++.

It is preferred that you have PS4 and/or Xbox One experience, with at least one published title.

  • A desire to learn.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, and able to self-manage and priorities own workload.
  • The ability to write and optimise solid, robust and maintainable game code to strict deadlines.
  • Unity experience essential and Unreal knowledge a bonus.
  • You will have experience working on Gameplay elements of game development.
  • You will have knowledge of working on 3d platforming gameplay as well as UI Programming.


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Experienced Environment Artists
Skills Required:

3DS Max/Maya, ZBrush/Mudbox, Photoshop
Job Information:

We are looking for talented Environment Artists to join our team to help develop a wealth of titles covering various genre’s.

You will be part of an environment artists team to visualise and create the levels and environments in our games. A successful applicant must demonstrate a flair for environment art and should be experienced at using a combination of tools available. Your main roles will include:

  • Creation of high poly assets for use in normal/AO baking.
  • Creating and exporting low poly assets for use in-engine.
  • Texturing in Photoshop.
  • Collaborating with our game designers to lay out levels in our editing tools and populate them with the assets you and others have created.
  • Unity Engine experience essential
  • Unreal Engine knowledge a bonus, but not essential.

We are working on well thought out concepts and design, as such you must demonstrate the ability to closely match existing concept artwork and style guides.

Experience in the gaming industry is essential, however we will consider any applicant if their portfolio is strong enough.

Similarly any previous industry work on an AAA title is a bonus, but not required.

Salary will be negotiated based on experience.

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Experienced Producer
Skills Required:

Project Management, Communication skills.
Brief Description:

We are looking for an Experienced Producer/Project Manager to join the team here at JAW.
Job Information:

We are looking for a Producer to join the team here at JAW. You will be working on a range of projects on various platforms, but should consider these to be AAA quality, over all major Console platforms.

It is preferred that you have a proven knowledge of Project Management methodologies. You will also have good communications skills and knowledge of video games systems.

You will be responsible for the day to day project management on the studios projects, and responsible for team meetings which will be used to drive the creativity and progress on those projects.

You will work as part of the team responsibly for collating and submitting various assets to our digital Partners, such as Sony, Microsoft and Valve.

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We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Disclaimer: All candidates are expected to work from our offices in Central Leeds, UK. unless otherwise stated.

We do NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting agencies.