Specialising in AAA PC and console games development, Red Kite has a proven track record in the creation of cutting-edge games across varying genres.

Having set up home in the beautiful Grade-II listed Park Row House in Leeds city centre, Red Kite continues to develop top-quality games for multiple world-class publishing partners such as Sony, Microsoft, Activision, 2K, SEGA, Warner Bros., Epic, 505, Rare, Rocksteady, Codemasters, Sharkmob, Mediatonic and Remedy.

Several titles include Exoborne, Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, Hogwarts Legacy, Fall Guys, Mafia: Definitive Edition, Mafia III: Definitive Edition, Control Ultimate Edition, Two Point Hospital, Knockout City, Battletoads, Crackdown 3, Payday 2, Team Sonic Racing, DiRT 4 and God of War III: Remastered.

It is a very exciting time to join Red Kite; not only are we working on multiple high-profile games, we are also developing our own IP. Here is what we can tell you about, we are:

  • Partnered with Sharkmob on the upcoming tactical open world extraction shooter, Exoborne
  • Continuing to support Warner Bros. on multiple titles
  • Collaborating with Mediatonic working the smash-hit, Fall Guys
  • Working on 2 high-profile AAA 1st person shooters in UE5
  • Developing Red Kite's first original game 

One of the most interesting aspects to working at Red Kite is the diversity of projects present within the studio and we constantly find ourselves pushing the boundaries when it comes to the gameplay that we are creating and the technologies that we are engineering.

As a Programmer at Red Kite Games, you will work with the programming team to deliver the client’s needs to a high quality and in a timely manner. You will also work with production to help plan and estimate tasks. You will be responsible for things such as feature implementation, bug fixing and code reviews.

To be successful you will have:

  • Good C++ skills
  • A working knowledge of Unity/C#
  • A desire to solve problems
  • A passion for games and game technology
  • Ability to work well in a team

Red Kite is located in central Leeds, a major UK city connected to London by rapid rail links and the M1 motorway – plus the rest of the world via Leeds Bradford airport. It's home to some of the best restaurants, bars and museums in the North of England, and is within easy reach of spectacular countryside (the Yorkshire Moors and Bronte Country), historical York and the Yorkshire East coast (you should definitely check out Whitby and Runswick Bay).

Nurturing Red Kite's studio culture is at the heart of everything we do, which has been recognised by the following awards:

  • - Best Places to Work
  • Best Companies - A World Class, 3 Star place to work
  • TIGA STAR Award for excellence

Red Kite is a social studio – the team regularly gather for socials, game nights, film nights, to play sports and much more – making this a great place to build a career whilst making friends...and let us not forget Red Kite's legendary Summer BBQ and our epic Christmas party!

Red Kite's studio is relaxed and friendly. Every team member has the opportunity to shine and we pride ourselves on providing a positive social atmosphere, facilitated by shared interest groups, wide-ranging clubs and charity fundraising events. Red Kite are proud supporters of the gaming charity SpecialEffect.

Red Kite works closely with our employee diversity group, PRISM, which exists to promote diversity, inclusion, equity, equality and wellbeing across the studio. We continue to work to improve diversity in our recruitment and promotion processes, and actively encourage people from marginalised groups to consider a career in the games industry.

Come join the team, build a rewarding career, and help to make great games with a lovely bunch of talented people!

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We offer a superb flexible benefits package – which includes but is not limited to:

Annual Bonus


Life Assurance & Income Protection



Including 'work from home and finish early on Fridays’


27 Days Holiday (Minimum)

Including your birthday, Duvet Days and Christmas Eve


Employee Assistance Programme

Including health, mental health and wellbeing support


5 Learning & Development Days per year

Including Udemy Access


Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave


Relocation Support & Visa Sponsorship