Permanent




We’re hiring! Lionhead is growing - both full time roles and contract. Please email our recruitment team at lhjobs@microsoft.com a line if you work in the following disciplines:


Design - Writer, UX Designer

Engineering - Graphics, Core & tools, General Gameplay, Network/Services, Operations

Art - Environment, Lighting, Technical, Concept, GUI

Animation - Character animation

Business - Franchise Business Manager, Live operations manager

Production - Producer, Technical PM

Audio -Sound designer

There is some additional info on a few of these roles below. There will be more information coming soon, but in the mean time feel free to drop us a line using the email address above.

Senior Graphics Programmer

Lionhead Studios is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Graphics Programmer to be a key contributor on Fable Legends for Xbox One. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about games and graphics and has experience working on modern rendering engines (DX11 or equivalent), someone with a natural affinity for CPU and GPU optimisation and an eye for visual quality.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about games and graphics and has experience working on modern rendering engines (DX11 or equivalent), someone with a natural affinity for CPU and GPU optimisation and an eye for visual quality. 

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Lead Core Technology Programmer

Lionhead Studios is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Programmer with specific knowledge of Core game technology, to be a key contributor on Fable Legends.

The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about games (and game development) and has significant experience leading teams designing, implementing, maintaining and extending modern game engines. The role will focus on working with the design team and the Technical Directors in order to refine the system requirements for the game and ensure they are met by our chosen and developed solutions, ensuring performance and quality requirements are met. The ideal candidate will take on people management responsibilities and help to nurture a team to implement requirements in the context of an existing middleware codebase. 

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Multiplayer Game Programmer (security & anti cheat)

Lionhead Studios is seeking a highly talented and experienced programmer to work on Fable Legends.

Demonstrating a passion for high quality work in an agile environment, the ideal candidate will have good experience of networked games development, in particular anti-cheat mechanisms and security in gener

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Franchise Business Manager

Lionhead manages all aspects of the Fable franchise, and is looking to expand the IP into other areas such as video games to books, toys and TV as well as companion game opportunities.

We work every day with Production, Business Development, Finance, Business Intelligence, Marketing and the Fable leadership to work towards making Fable one of the top entertainment brands. 

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Senior Animator

Lionhead Studios, the award winning developer of the Fable series of games, is looking for an experienced animator to join their Incubation team.

Working as part of a small but experienced team, they will be responsible for establishing, creating and maintaining animations that will bring our concepts alive.

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Not found what you were looking for?
Find similar jobs at other Microsoft studios such as Lift London,
Soho Productions and Rare here: careers.microsoft.com


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