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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.

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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

Through my work at Unity Technologies, and as organiser of the London Unity Usergroup, I have a very close connection with Unity developers throughout the UK. A common theme amongst Unity developers is a call for Unity jobs. On the flip side to this, I visit many studios that are looking for Unit …

Russ Morris, Product Evangelist | Unity Technologies

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Antony Woods, Software Development Engineer | Simworx

I have worked with Skillsearch for the duration of my project on a number of recruitment opportunities. Skillsearch offer a professional and collaborative service providing a quick turn around with quality resource. When defining a resource requirement, Skillsearch worked with me to ensure they u …

Stuart Entwistle, Global Payroll Project Manager

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

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

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Pete Gunter, Senior Developer | Mediatonic

We have worked with the Skillsearch team for almost three years now as our only recruitment supplier, and with great success supplying staff across all disciplines. They are the only agency that seem to truly understand the interactive space and have a genuinely broad network within it! It is als …

Daniel Cheetham, Head of Interactive | Happy Finish

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Adrian Walton, Senior Game Designer | DR Studios