Game Lead

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We are the makers of casual mobile hit Love & Pies, which globally launched in September 2021 and has now found its way into the hands of millions of players around the world. We’re backed by Supercell, one of the biggest and best in the industry.

Our team always comes first at Trailmix, and our culture is built on both high performance and high care — we strive to be the best versions of ourselves, but always within an environment based on inclusivity, respect and safety, no matter who you are or where you come from.

At Trailmix, our purpose is to create safe and nourishing spaces for millions of people. You have the chance to build the next big thing in mobile games, serving our players like no one before

About the Role

As the Game Lead, you will work very closely with our Creative Director; the two of you will work together in a partnership that will complement each other's skill sets in order to define and execute on the strategy for a new game, jointly creating a north star for the project and leading a team to success. While the Creative Director owns the creative vision for the game, you will own the process and business vision for the game - coming together to cover all bases and challenge each other where necessary.

You have a deep understanding of mobile games and game development, and love and respect for different audiences driven by a passion to create amazing experiences and change how they play games. In order to succeed in this role, you have to be able to juggle multiple responsibilities, ranging from strategic to hands-on, thinking entrepreneurially and making the most out of limited resources you have available. It’s crucial that the person in this role is willing to try new things and is not afraid to fail with an innovative approach to creating the next generation of games and getting them to millions of people.

This is a rare opportunity to create something special and requires an enthusiastic and driven individual who understands what makes F2P games tick, has a long-term growth mindset and is willing to roll up their sleeves to ensure the vision is delivered. Tenacity, curiosity, respect for the players and your colleagues and thinking outside the box will be tools in your toolbox to success


  • Work closely with Product and Design to help define the product strategy
  • Lead a multidisciplinary team on a day to day basis, ensure that everyone has what they need and requirements are clearly defined
  • Ensure a great work environment within your new games team which allows everyone to be the best version of themselves and create something amazing together
  • Be the communicator and the organiser of the team and ensure that everyone who needs to be involved is involved
  • Liaise with other functions in the company, respect their time and share learnings with everyone in the organisation
  • Understand what’s happening in the market and share interesting trends with the team


  • Proven track record of creating and shipping a F2P game. Bonus points for casual mobile games experience.
  • Experience leading a small game team and project managing their day to day
  • Experience in setting clear goals, milestones and scenarios for outcomes
  • Background of either Project Management/ Production or Product Management - ideally both
  • Superb communication, people and leadership skills
  • Understands game design principles well enough to work closely with the creative director
  • Willing to roll up your sleeves and get things done on quality and time
  • Driven yet humble attitude. Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Previous experience working closely with shared tech, marketing and other functions
  • Expert understanding of the F2P market


Trailmix is operating under a hybrid work model - we have 3 days a week (Monday, Thursday & Friday) in person at our brand new studio in Kings X with the remaining 2 days available to work from home


  • Hybrid working
  • Contributory Pension
  • Tax advantaged Stock options
  • Fully comprehensive Private Medical Care including Dental Care (premiums paid by Trailmix)
  • 28 days Holiday (including 3 company holiday days around Christmas)
  • Free drinks and snacks in the office
  • Company gifts and swag
  • Socials and events
  • Inclusive Culture

Trailmix was founded to make a positive impact on our players, our community, and our colleagues. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture, and fostering an environment where people can flourish is our priority. We think it’s vital that players see themselves represented in games, and in Love & Pies we showcase the beautiful diversity of life. Love & Pies represents the people we are and the people we love, and we’re always looking to add more people who want to design games for everyone.

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