About us

Kucheza Gaming is realising the African Games and Esports opportunity by developing products tailored to the needs, tastes and cultural realities of the African consumer.

We are a startup in the games and esports industry in Africa with a vision to utliize “play” as a force for youth development and empowerment in Africa for 6 – 18 year olds – primary and secondary schools . We aim to be a bridge between esports and education in Africa. We run School Esports League, showcase career pathways, teach a playful computing curriculum and are currently developing an amazing mobile game!

Job Description

The project team will be extremely lean, so cross discipline skills are highly valued. A broad skill set is a strength and a must!

We need a lead designer with experience and a startup mindset. Main responsibilities include developing GDD, developing design and gaming protocols, defining gameplay mechanics, recruiting and managing the team, working to quality, time and budget.

A successful candidate should have exceptional coding skills, no problems with working long hours under pressure, a yearning for making games that are original and groundbreaking, and a love for the process. Ideal candidates will have experience in game design, knowledge of computer systems and languages and excellent collaboration skills.

We are a startup in the games industry in Africa with a vision to utliize “play” as a force for youth development and empowerment in Africa. We have an amazing book we’d love to create into a mobile game. We are looking for people who love games, having fun and are purpose driven.

Put your amazing skills to work at an ambitious startup that challenges the norm.

Non Nigerian residents who qualify and are interested can apply.


  • Bachelor’s degree in game design, computer science or computer engineering. Or Equivalent experience in mobile game development projects using Unity3D or UE4.
  • Gameplay and level design experience.
  • Enthusiasm and knowledge of the industry.
  • Relevant certification in programming languages.
  • Portfolio of sample projects.


We are a games and esports startup focused on 6 – 18 year olds based in an emerging market with over 200 million people.

You’ll be joining a purpose driven startup with a potential of having revenue share discussions on the project.

Apply here.