People and Culture

an established game development and art outsourcing studio based in liverpool, uk. delivering game art to companies worldwide.

Welcome to Skyhook Games! One of the very best things about Skyhook Games are the people. Whenever we ask our team what the best thing about working for Skyhook is, they say it’s the people and culture, so we wanted to give you a little insight into what working at Skyhook Games is all about.
We are a company that is focused on diversity, inclusivity and flexible working practices and have a genuine passion for creating amazing video games.

Our clients trust us to step in and act as an extension of their team. We continually demonstrate that our outputs match our promises.
We bring experienced hands and a thoughtful approach to everything we do. We’re always striving to do better and have open conversations to reach the best possible outcome.
We are an organisation filled with passionate staff. We genuinely enjoy what we do, we are always keen to learn more and we put real care into each project.
We partner with companies who match our values and together we build valuable collaborations. We offer ongoing support to our partners and our team.

skyhook people and culture

We are a company that is focused on inclusivity, diversity and flexible working practices and we have a genuine passion for creating amazing video games.

Our Mission Statement: A trusted partner, creating first class digital experiences for our staff.

Our Vision: To be recognised as a leading UK studio creating fun & engaging digital content.

We have grown year-on-year since the studio started. Our core values focus on being reliable, thoughtful, passionate and supportive in everything we do and we bring this same ethos to those who join us, as well as to our external clients.

  • We are Safe in Our World Partners and UKIE #RaiseThe Game Pledge partners so want people to know that equal opportunities is important to us and we are committed to having a diverse workforce and inclusive environment
  • We were recognised on the Tech Climbers 2023 list
  • Head of Studio is a qualified Mental Health First Aider
  • We are an Outsourcing and Game Development Studio and work on a number of interesting projects at any one time. Based in Liverpool and in the “trendy” Baltic Triangle area

skyhook work environment

Our studio is based in the trendy Baltic Triangle area of Liverpool and offers a fantastic creative space to work in. Our team have access to a comfortable breakout area (complete with our own lawn mower in studio), a range of games, reference books, a modern kitchen with all facilities needed (including a constant supply of coffee for our coffee lovers on the team!) and easy to access parking or public transport links nearby. We also have a fantastic restaurant/bar on site downstairs which our team can access each day, as well as lots of local food and drink places all within walking distance.

We offer remote/hybrid working but if you were to move to Liverpool you’d be setting up home in a city that has a rich cultural history and some of the friendliest people in the world (including the brilliantly, welcoming Skyhook Games team!).

why work for skyhook games?

We have a fantastic culture that we have put a lot of effort into nurturing and are proud to have created a brilliant working environment and team culture. Our list of benefits include:

  • Fantastic team culture and working environment
  • Zero crunch culture
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days holiday +Bank Holidays, rising with length of service each year
  • Holiday buy back scheme
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Discretionary bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual, confidential financial wellbeing checks
  • Contributory workplace pension scheme
  • Referral bonus scheme
  • Parental leave
  • Company Events, including social events, industry events, charity events and more
  • Continual training and development for all staff
  • Paid parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Christmas-New Year shutdown

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to having a diverse workforce and inclusive environment. Our employee wellbeing and mental health is also very important to us and we are proud to be Safe in Our World and UKIE #RaiseTheGame pledge partners. Our Head of Studio is a qualified Mental Health First Aider, Women in Games Ambassador and CIPD qualified HR professional who continually champions and fosters an inclusive, welcoming place to work.

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