A pioneering UK video game studio dedicated to creating world-class gaming experiences.

  • 4 x 8hr days
  • 100-500 employees
  • Onsite
  • Derby, United Kingdom

Who we are

Bulkhead is a trailblazing video game development studio based in the vibrant city of Derby, UK. Founded in 2015, our studio quickly grew to over 100 talented team members. We are housed in Cardinal Square, a modern, highly accessible workspace that fosters creativity and innovation. Our team is a diverse group of individuals from various backgrounds, united by a shared passion for creating exceptional video game experiences.

What we do / our mission

At Bulkhead, we are committed to pushing the boundaries of video game development. Our mission is to create games that entertain, challenge, and inspire our players. We pride ourselves on our ability to blend creativity with technology, resulting in games that are not just fun to play but also visually stunning and engaging.


Working at Bulkhead

Working at Bulkhead means being part of a dynamic, collaborative environment where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued. Our culture is continuous learning and development, with ample personal and professional growth opportunities. We support a 4-day work week, believing that a healthy work-life balance leads to greater productivity and creativity.

Bulkhead office

Team Benefits

At Bulkhead, we offer a range of benefits designed to support our team members both inside and outside of work:

  • We were the first studio in the UK with over 100+ employees to support a 4-day work week, aiming to give our staff more time for personal development.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Comprehensive private healthcare for you and your family, including dental and optical care and mental health support.
  • Enhanced pension contributions and life assurance for financial security.
  • Generous parental leave policies, including paternity leave for new pet parents.
  • Financial and advisory relocation support for those moving closer to our Derby offices.
  • A vibrant social life with incredible company socials and easy access to the beautiful Peak District.

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Bulkhead overview

Working Week

All our employees work a 4 day work week, 32hrs per week at full pay.

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Our Vacation Policy

Generous annual leave depends on job title and a 4-day work week.

  • 28 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 80 days off per year


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Our working Day

  • 7am
    Work between
  • 9am
    Typical hours

Remote Working Policy

We mostly work onsite from our office in Derby UK.

Our Team

We're a team of 110 across 9 departments:

  • engineering
  • arts and design
  • education
  • human resources
  • finance
  • information technology
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Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

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