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When you start working with us you'll be introduced to a dedicated member of the team who will then be by your side throughout the whole recruitment process.
Freya is our word wizard and seems to have beautiful words stored in her hands just ready to fall out onto a page. Lucky for us she has chosen to share her skill with us to write job descriptions, blogs and social media posts to make everything you see as enjoyable as possible. Her favourite things to do around Brighton are visits to Devils Dyke and Ditchling Beacon to enjoy the wonderful scenery so with this and her love of words we imagine that in another life she would’ve been the heroine in a Jane Austin novel or Belle from Beauty and the Beast.
Katie is our candidate queen and spends her time listening to people paint pictures of their dream job ready for whenever that job pops up. Katie’s claim to fame is meeting the Queen which in turn led to movie stardom (sort of)- ask her about it!
Our MD fitness fanatic and father of 3 Richard will be found running or in the gym every lunch as he says that’s the only place he ever gets any peace and quiet. Voted 9 out of 10 as a geek by the team Richards top 3 loves are Star Wars, Tottenham Hotspur and his family – although we aren’t sure in which order. Richard is the office oracle and says what he doesn’t know about recruitment isn’t worth knowing – we haven’t managed to prove him wrong yet!
Our Oracle expert, Mark, has dedicated nearly a decade to growing our Oracle practice here at Skillsearch. He is a keen cricketer who bats a bit, bowls a bit less and is amazing at standing in the field. A Manchester United fan and a proud Father, Mark holds the record for having more things from Amazon delivered to the office than everyone else combined. He also has an infectious laugh so try and get him going when you speak to him.
Catrin is a jack of all trades at Skillsearch, but she's master of them all too! The unflappable, enthusiastic face that will be your go-to for any questions - that's for contractors, clients and us in the office as well. She's always ready and willing to help and we haven't yet found a problem that she can't solve. She does have an Achilles heel though as she hasn’t yet worked out how to whistle, which would really come in handy when it comes to her new fur baby – Evie the Cockapoo!
Jack looks after three areas, Games Design, Games Production and Game Analytics yet with the help of his near photographic memory he will always remember you and everything you’ve ever discussed. He’s no stranger to production himself, spending a few years producing incredible tapas as Head Chef of a Spanish Tapas restaurant. Jack also owns a pug called Pumba who was the ring bearer at his wedding and even got his own custom suit to match the groomsmen.
Jasmin is an all rounder Games and Interactive Consultant and can help you whatever your passion and whatever your skills. When it comes to getting people their dream job, she gets a bullseye every time - which means she is a perfect match for her cat, Hawkeye! When not hard at work, she loves all things DnD whether that's playing with friends or listening to podcasts like Critical Role and The Adventure zone. Jasmine’s other favourite thing is Halloween as she loves all things spooky! We’re hoping we get treated, and not tricked in the office when the 31st Octo ...
Joe is our Animation and VFX Consultant, his passion for the latter springing from being blown away by the effects in Star Wars at a young age. His love hasn’t wavered and Joe always seems to bring out a new Star Wars t shirt every dress down we have! We are lucky to have him considering that he once got stuck half way up a mountain in Borneo so now he goes for flatter holidays – most recently driving across America in a Mustang.
Andy works with Jack as a Game Design and Production Consultant and his favourite games are narrative-based, survivor horror and strategy so Andy will be a great person to have on your side during a zombie apocalypse! Aside from gaming, his spare time is dedicated to trying lasagne from as many different Italian restaurants as humanly possible. We all support his pursuit of this mission during office lunchtimes - especially if there are leftovers! Get in touch with Andy for all your lasagne, apocalypse and Game Design/Production needs!
If you’re looking for a job in Workday, Charlie is our in-house expert! He’s loyal - having learned from the best with his two black Labradors Ziggy and Freddy – so Charlie will stick with you until he gets you settled in the right job! Catch him while you can though – Charlie’s dream is to own a house in the mountains where he can ski to his heart’s content, so get in touch before jets off to The Alps!
Ryan looks after programmers particularly focusing on the VR/AR space. We think he’s working here mostly get his hands on new Lord of the Rings VR experiences as soon as they come out although, with his level of knowledge, maybe he should be helping make them instead! He is one of the few people on the team that is a born and bred Brightonian. In fact he has never moved far - to the point where last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!
Nicole works in the VFX and Animation space alongside Joe and Sanson, so she’s your girl if you’re looking for a role in this area of games. Her competitive streak means she’ll do whatever it takes to get you your dream role… As long as it doesn’t involve worms – her only kryptonite! Having grown up in South Africa, Nicole’s seen all of the big 5 and has many a safari story. She wasn’t allowed to bring back a pet elephant, so she’s settled with her pet ducks, Cheese & Quackers. We can’t wait for Bring ...
Sanson works with Joe to find the absolute best Animators and VFX Artists although their talents don't stop there! This team are our shining stars when it comes to getting to know a company inside and out and being able to complete a whole team. So if you're looking to hear about the company of your dream - get in touch with Sanson!
Georgia is here for artists of any shape, size or speciality. She’s got some nifty artistic ability herself although previously that’s been channelled into photography where she’s a artistic whizz and can make the camera do anything she wishes. She works damn hard so loves her holidays to switch off and gives Milan and Tenerife as her top two destinations. We’re still slightly disappointed that she didn’t bring an armadillo back after meeting some in Tenerife though as we think an office armadillo would be wonderful!
Harry is dedicated to speaking to brilliant Games Artists across the globe. A County level Squash champion Harry also likes a sedate life and is more likely to be found at the weekend with a fishing rod in hand rather than a racquet.
Giles runs our Gaming & Interactive division and specialises in forming tight knit teams, whether that’s for a studio or in our office. He represented his county at rugby for every age group from 12 onwards which no doubt helped him to cultivate his excellent understanding of team dynamics. Giles is known for his warmth and willingness to take time to work through any issues that may arise, although make sure you don’t try and share his food as then you won’t be getting a warm welcome – Giles doesn’t share food!
That’s a lot of happy people in the Skillsearch history books. Many of whom come back to us to recruit for their company!
It’s our mission to end every recruitment experience with exceptionally happy people!
We aim to form long-lasting recruitment partnerships by keeping your best interests at heart so you’ll keep coming back.
In an industry like recruitment we feel it’s important to have solid values unpinning everything that we do. Honesty, integrity, and trust above anything else. We set ourselves exceptionally high standards to make sure that we are exceeding what you’d expect of us throughout the recruitment process.
The planet is important to us and we have a responsibility to look after the environment! We are committed to reducing our impact and continually improving our environmental performance. We recycle everything we can and we have a bike store and shower, encouraging employees to cycle to work.
We work to a basic model which we like to call our “Iceberg methodology”. This means the majority of work we do often goes unseen. What does that mean for you?
Recruitment takes a lot of leg work, we do the running around so you don’t have to.
Our aim is to form long lasting relationships with the people we work with. We put the time in to understand exactly what it is you’re looking for, your future goals and everything else in between.
There’s nothing we love more than getting out, putting faces to names. We attend as many industry events across the globe as we can so you’ll hopefully have many opportunities to say hello!
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