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Games Brains of Brighton 2022 Events

Games Brains of Brighton 2022

Our annual Games Brains of Brighton quiz is back and better than ever! After a hiatus thanks to Covid, it came back with a bang for its sixth year…

eCommerce Team Q&A! Company News

eCommerce Team Q&A!

Did you know we have a dedicated eCommerce team here at Skillsearch?! Get acquainted with our eCommerce Consultants, Jack and Imogen with our Q&A! Read on to find out what drew them to the industry, if you should be job hunting before Christmas and more!

Two Years of Climate Impact with Ecologi Company News

Two Years of Climate Impact with Ecologi

Two years ago, we decided it was time we started giving back to our planet. Our solution was to partner with Ecologi to reduce our environmental impact and bring about positive change for the environment. Keep reading to find out what we've achieved in the past two years with Ecologi.

One Special Day: SpecialEffect's 15th Anniversary Events

One Special Day: SpecialEffect's 15th Anniversary

SpecialEffect’s One Special Day is always a big day in the games industry, and as it was an extra special year for SpecialEffect, their 15th anniversary, we wanted to do something extra to commemorate the occasion and raise as much money as possible towards this very worthy cause.

Skillsearch X Get Optimal: Optimising Jobs for D&I Company Announcements

Skillsearch X Get Optimal: Optimising Jobs for D&I

At Skillsearch we’re committed to providing a diverse and inclusive range of candidates for all of our clients and roles – in order to improve this experience for candidates and in turn clients, we partnered with Get-Optimal in June of this year.

Andy's Games Blogs: The Best "Just One More" Games Industry News - Gaming

Andy's Games Blogs: The Best "Just One More" Games

Some of the best games are the ones that you just can’t pull yourself away from. It can start as “I’ll just sit down and play for a bit” and next it’s 3am in the morning and you have to be up early for work. Check out Andy's top "Just One More" games!

Best of Brighton: A Brightonians Guide to The Must-Do's in The City Events

Best of Brighton: A Brightonians Guide to The Must-Do's in The City

Develop conference is always a team favourite at Skillsearch as it takes place in the city that we know and love. As our offices are based in the heart of the Lanes, I thought it would be nice to pass on some of our local knowledge of some of the activities you can’t miss whilst in our seaside city.

EOT: We're Employee Owned! Company Announcements

EOT: We're Employee Owned!

We’ve been working hard over the past few months to put some exciting changes in place so we’re extremely proud to be able to say that Skillsearch’s majority shareholder is now its employees!

5 Easter Eggs in Video Games to Sink Your Teeth into This Easter Holiday Industry News - Gaming

5 Easter Eggs in Video Games to Sink Your Teeth into This Easter Holiday

What better time to celebrate the best video games Easter eggs than at Easter! There’s something special about finding an Easter egg in your favourite video game – and not knowing where one might be or whether one exists at all is the most enticing part...  So, here’s our list of 5 games we love with Easter eggs, for you to enjoy this Easter holiday...

Working in Games City Guides: Barcelona Careers Advice

Working in Games City Guides: Barcelona

As one of the most creative cities in the world and Europe's most innovative, Barcelona is undeniably an attractive place for the video games industry. With a wealth of culture, food, events and a buzzing expat community, not to mention the stunning, iconic architecture, this city is a great one to consider putting down roots in.

Working in Games City Guides: Dundee Careers Advice

Working in Games City Guides: Dundee

Dundee is a modern and thriving city, located at the mouth of the River Tay in Scotland. The city has been awarded the title of the “best place to live in Scotland” by The Sunday Times, so if you’re thinking of moving to Scotland for a job in games, Dundee’s your place! If you’re relocating for a job in games, Dundee is big in this industry. The city is home to one of the world’s oldest games courses at Abertay University, as well as being the birthplace of several world-famous games such as Grand Theft Auto and Minecraft.

Working in Games City Guides: London Careers Advice

Working in Games City Guides: London

The English capital is known to be a city full of opportunities. Cultures, foods, activities and greenspace, everything is at your doorstep in London, and there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The UK’s gaming industry is Europe’s largest market and the most profitable in Western Europe for revenue downloads. London is also a leading city in terms of software and mobile app development, making it the perfect place to relocate to if you’re in the games industry.

Giles is the best recruiter I had the pleasure to work with. He is very talented and has all the good contacts, he also is unstoppable, once he finds out what you are looking for, he won't rest until he delivers. Thanks again for helping me finding my dream job

Caina Leao, Senior Flash Developer | Endemol UK Limited

Skillsearch work in a very unique way compared to many recruitment companies in the industry. They take the time to understand the candidates and through this have developed a strong network, certainly everyone I have worked with speaks of them very highly. They have put me forward for roles only …

Senior Cognos Consultant

The Skillsearch team did a fantastic job and were a real pleasure to work with. Their in-depth knowledge of the employers they work with, their recruiting processes and key staff was a real boon in both finding the right position and the subsequent application. Having worked with Skillsearch both …

Dan Borthwick, Mobile Technical lead | King

Skillsearch has been a great help in finding and securing my position at GTI. They were brilliant for advice and that meant the whole application and interview process went very smoothly for me, and ultimately ended with me getting the job.

Toby New, Developer | GTI

When we need extra resources, Skillsearch is always one of our first ports of call – Giles has a very good understanding of our industry and can always find the perfect candidate for our needs.

Marina Burton, Plug-In Media

Giles and the Skillsearch team are unbelievably helpful and accommodating, even in the face of last minute requests and difficult-to-fill roles. Highly recommended.

Tom Page, Studio Director | PLA Studios

As a leading Oracle consultancy we initially engaged with Skillsearch around 2 years ago when they were just part of our recruitment supplier network. Over that period they have demonstrated a consistent level of delivery in the niche Oracle space that has led us to dispense with our other recrui …

UK Award-Winning Oracle Consultancy

The folks at Skillsearch are all you could ask for in a recruitment agency: polite, enthusiastic and thorough. Working with Giles, Guy and Katie has been a real pleasure and I would definitely turn to Skillsearch to help me in the future, as either an employer or candidate. Thanks!

Antony Woods, Software Development Engineer | Simworx

Giles and the Sillsearch team exceptional recruiters, on multiple occasions he has delivered more potential hires (high quality relevant candidates) to interview than any other tech agency I have worked with. I especially appreciate his capacity to understand our need, and adjust as the process m …

Gil Teixeira, Head of Production | Arkavis Siam Co. | Bangkok, Thailand

I met Giles and Guy at Develop and in the months since the event, Skillsearch has visited the campus on two occasions and worked with our students collectively and individually on improving their CVs and what goes into making a good portfolio. Our students respond well to their positive energy an …

Hope Caton, Lecturer, Games Technology Leader | inKUbator