Clockwork Acorn is a fully-remote game development studio based across South Africa.

Our vision is to be a force for good in the world; more specifically:

  • Great place to work
    • Fully remote work with flexi-hours
    • Safe anti-racist, feminist, LGBTQ+ friendly space
    • Diverse team
    • No crunch
  • Timeless games with chunky design
    • Systemically interesting and thought-provoking design
    • Small efficient teams with manageable scope
    • Games that don’t age
  • Impactful on the South African game industry and beyond
    • Grow expert world-class skills within and outside of our team
    • Helping build, grow and maintain local communities
  • Sustainable
    • Financial security
    • Maintain team motivation and work/life balance

If you’re interested in how this works and what it means to be a part of the team, please have a look at our team handbook.

If you’re interested in joining our team, please keep an eye on our job listings.

If you have any business enquiries, please contact us at