Our members

Our members make us what we are. 

We represent over 450 games businesses, from large format holders such as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo and all the biggest global games publishers to promising small start-ups, rising stars and established bigger studios creating some of the best games in the world.

If you’re a businesses that makes or sells games in the UK or provides services or support to the UK games industry you can be part of the network. 

Why join Ukie?

Aardvark Swift

Aardvark Swift is not your average recruitment company. Our passion for the job is evident in everything we do. We excel at finding the right candidates for our partners and we’ve been doing it for 30 years, developing a huge network of industry contacts and evolving alongside the studios and brands we work with.

Amiqus

We started Amiqus back in 2000, with a mission to take our love of the games industry and combine it with our experience in recruitment to help more people find the right job, at the right time. So armed with bags of enthusiasm, and truck loads of coffee, we got cracking building relationships, creating networks and defining our own unique approach to recruitment. 

17 years on and we’re pretty chuffed that we’re in a position to connect skilled and passionate candidates with the right studios in the gaming industry who share their values and vision. 

Bidstack

Bidstack was founded in 2015, working within the Digital Out of Home space. Since our beta launch in 2016 we have moved into the gaming industry to assist gaming publishers worldwide. Based in Shoreditch, our office comes complete with a gaming arcade.
What we are selling
Virtual Out of Home – advertising within virtual worlds, on billboard space within the environments. Working with our Video Games publishers and powered by Bidstack's AI-led engine, advertisers can target gamers via billboard advertising authentic to the virtual environment.

Bird & Bird LLP

Bird & Bird is a leading international law firm headquartered in London.  With such a rich heritage in technology, IP and media, as well as broad international reach through our 29 offices and wider international network, the firm is ideally placed to advise on the full range of issues affecting the video games sector.
 

bluegfx

bluegfx is a leading technology company, supplying 3D, video, storage, workstation, render management, stereoscopic, infrastructure, networking and cloud technologies to the digital media industry. We work with clients to deliver technically innovative, future proof products and services, encompassing training, support and cloud technologies.

Our approach is consultative and we engage with clients to find a solution to their business needs; which, as well as including hardware and software, often includes service-based technologies.

Cheetah Mobile

Cheetah Mobile (NYSE:CMCM) is a leading mobile internet company with 3.81 billion global installs across all products combined, and approximately 623 million mobile monthly active users in December 2016. Cheetah Mobile is the #4 non-game mobile app publisher in Google Play and Apple App Store worldwide. Its mission critical applications, including Clean Master, CM Security, Battery Doctor, CM Locker, PhotoGrid, News Republic, Live.me and Duba Anti-virus, help make the internet and mobile experience speedier, simpler, and safer for users around the world.

deltaDNA

deltaDNA puts the power of data in your hands providing flexible Player Relationship Management (PRM) technology to maximize player engagement for Free-2-Play Games, Social Casino and Real Money Gambling. 

Launched in 2010, the co-founders of deltaDNA combine games industry heritage and marketing analytics expertise to create the games industry’s first dedicated real-time personalization and player insight platform.

DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients.

We achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed. We deliver consistent services across our platform of practices and sectors in all matters we undertake.

Eaton Smith LLP

Eaton Smith has had a long association with the video games industry and has for many years been providing assistance to one of the world’s largest video games publishers/developers.

As part of our wider commercial services which we offer to clients, we are able to provide advice and assistance in this sector, whether you are a developer or publisher, licensor or prospective licensee.

We are able to prepare or advise on issues concerning, amongst other things:

ECommPay

ECommPay set out to revolutionise the payments market in 2012, building a fully customisable technological solution to meet the needs of the world’s fastest growing businesses. Five years later, our intelligent online payment solution has made us the partner of choice in helping clients launch into emerging markets, achieve higher transaction approval rates, lower chargeback ratios and maximise revenues.

ECommPay has grown organically from a team of just 9 specialists in 2012 to 400 payment experts worldwide, with 7 offices in the UK, EU, Asia, and the Russian Federation.

Epic Games UK

Epic Games UK officially formed in August 2014, setting up longtime collaborator and trusted partner Pitbull Studio as a fully integrated team driving Unreal Engine 4 development in the region. Epic Games UK is expanding its presence in Guildford, with offices in Newcastle and Royal Leamington Spa as well. The Epic Games UK team brings indispensable efforts to licensing services, supporting developers all across Europe, and also contributing to Epic’s next big game, Fortnite. 

Escape Technology

Escape Technology is a reseller based in Soho and Munich that specialises in the sale, support and deployment of leading digital media technologies that are used across multiple industries including VFX, Games, Architecture, Design, Advertising, TV and much more!
           

Foot Anstey

We are among the UK's top 100 law firms, with over 45 partners and approaching 500 staff. Headed by Managing Partner John Westwell, Foot Anstey has achieved consistent growth and strong financial performance and is on track to achieve our ambitious financial targets. We have grown organically through our bold, agile strategy that has attracted the attention of the industry; we have been named in numerous awards that include the British Legal Awards, MPF Awards for Management Excellence and South West Business Insider.

Games Jobs Direct

The leading and fastest growing specialist international games jobs board. Games Jobs Direct has been helping studios fill vacancies since 2011 by connecting employers and candidates without the need for intermediaries.

We list vacancies from studios around the world, across all disciplines, and attract thousands of active job seekers on a daily basis.

GENBA

GENBA is a fully-automated, cloud-based, API driven digital logistics platform that bridges the gap between publishers and resellers on a global basis. We provide publishers and retailers with a faster route to customers, without the time or cost of building your own logistics infrastructure. GENBA eliminates the operational and technical logistics involved with publishing and selling digital content by enabling the automatic, secure delivery of activation keys, official publisher metadata and videos in multiple languages.

Harbottle & Lewis LLP

Harbottle & Lewis provides strategic and commercial legal advice to dynamic and creative clients. The firm is particularly skilled at advising those in the business of creating and exploiting intellectual property and other valuable rights, as well as maintaining and generating active capital.

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Keymailer

Keymailer connects YouTubers and Twitch / Mixer streamers to game publishers so that you can get access to game keys quickly and easily.

Whether you’re a casual streamer or a YouTube superstar, Keymailer makes it easy for content creators to request and receive Steam, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, 3DS, Vita and VR game keys to showcase on their channels.

Krotos

Krotos is based in Edinburgh, Scotland and creates unique audio software products for AAA game studios, film studios, and top-notch post-production companies worldwide. Our first product, Dehumaniser Pro, was launched November 2013 to rave reviews and since, the company has quickly grown in size whilst releasing numerous exciting products. As the brainchild of sound designer Orfeas Boteas, Krotos is always looking for ways to improve the post-production process while simultaneously making it fun for sound engineers.

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