We’re Lockwood Publishing, leading independent developers and creators of Avakin Life. Founded by Joel Kemp and Halli Bjornsson in 2009, we began as a PlayStation developer and have evolved to become one the UK’s top mobile games developers. During our time at PlayStation Home, we were voted Best Community Developer six years in a row – a rewarding recognition from our users. Since then, we’ve grown organically, with our downloads and profits rapidly increasing month-on-month.
Our aim is to become the biggest social and mobile gaming company around – you can help. We’re looking for senior-level individuals to join our team in growing Avakin, developing UGC, and expanding onto multiple platforms. Our Headquarters are based in a comfortable, serviced office in central Nottingham. We appreciate a good work-life balance, so as well as flexible working hours, there’s a bar below our office to socialise with the team and unwind.
We’re the brains behind Avakin life, a 3D virtual and social world for mobile. Create your own Avatar and interact with our huge, online community, or customise your own apartment and make new friends. Download today to bring our world into your mobile.
Our vision is to make Avakin a collaborative, user-drive game that’s accessible to all. With a PC version coming soon, join our team to be a part of Avakin’s exciting journey. Some of the benefits of working here include:
After helping set up Lockwood in 2009, director Halli now oversees the product and business development of the company.
With an extensive career in the games industry, including working with PlayStation Home, Joel now manages the creative studio, employee development, and the growth of Lockwood’s team.
Technologist, founder of Unity, Director at Lockwood and a passionate entrepreneur. David is helping Lockwood innovate and build upon its rapid growth.
Karl has over 20 years’ experience in the videogame industry and now supports the studio team, as well as Lockwood’s business development.