Shiro Games

Shiro Games is an independent video game development studio based in Bordeaux, France. Our team is made of talented and passionate developers who strive for excellence and are brave enough to make bold decisions on a daily basis. We're always looking for more great people with good hearts, a will to take on any challenge and the ability to bring a new perspective that will make Shiro Games an even better studio.

More about us

Why join us ?

The studio

  • Independent video game developer located in the heart of Bordeaux, founded in 2012 by industry veterans Sebastien Vidal and Nicolas Cannasse.
  • Our first game Evoland was released in 2013, the critically acclaimed sequel Evoland 2: A slight case of Spacetime continuum disorder followed soon after in 2015.
  • Popular Viking RTS Northgard entered early access in 2017 with its full release following in March 2018 has reached 2.5 million sales so far.
  • Cooperative roguelite action game Darksburg, launched in September 2020.
  • In 2023, after one year and a hald of early access periods, we have released the open world RPG Wartales and Dune: Spice Wars, the 4X game set in the DUNE universe.

Meet the team

Our team is made up of talented people from across the globe, we strive for excellence and are committed to bring our fantastic worlds to life! From the original 4 people team, many additions were made. Shiro Games is now a 70 people studio working on multiple projects. We’re always looking for the next talent to include in our family! If you want to go through our opened positions, here it is!

Of course, you can always send us your resume at

How we work

We hire people who are ready to be challenged every day. People who will make Shiro Games a better studio thanks to their talent, friendliness, openness and diversity. We never crunch, but we ask everyone to be involved in all aspects of the studio and chime in in any conversation. We work fast, we build our own tools and technologies and we create games we love and can be proud of.

Our publishing label

Shiro Unlimited benefits from the experience and skills Shiro has developed over the last 10 years, with the objective of carefully curating and publishing titles that Shiro themselves could have made and the clear goal of preserving the vision of their developers, whilst helping smaller teams achieve the best possible version of their projects. 

Equality Index 2023

Under the law for the freedom to choose one’s professional future, enacted on September 5, 2018, the video game development studio, Shiro Games, has published the results of its gender equality index.

For the year 2023, the studio has achieved a score of 86/100 on the Gender Equality Index.

This score reflects concerted and concrete initiatives to promote a culture of equality and mutual respect.
It demonstrates our commitment to fair recruitment practices, transparent compensation policies, and accessible professional development opportunities for all.

At Shiro Games, we consider diversity to be one of the essential pillars of our success. We strive to create an environment where every individual is valued, respected, and encouraged to reach their full potential, regardless of any other factor.

We will, of course, continue our efforts to strengthen wage parity and equal opportunities within the studio.