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. 

Antstream

Any game, from any time
The Ants are coming!!

Is On-Demand
You download our App and Play

That's it! - No more downloads, just fresh content served to you for Instant Access!

Classic Game Owners
We pay royalties every time your game is played on Antstream.

If you have Great Games, we're also interested in modern retro titles and fan gam

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.

Martin Tripp Associates

Martin Tripp Associates is a London based executive search consultancy. We recruit transformational leaders and had a 96% success rate in the last financial year.

We believe the UK interactive entertainment industry deserves the most passionate and most thorough recruitment approach possible. We are constantly educating ourselves to ensure our knowledge remains market-leading and welcome every opportunity to discuss and share that knowledge.

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Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Xbox 360 is a premier home entertainment and video game system. This November, with the addition of Kinect, Xbox 360 will forever transform social gaming and entertainment with a whole new way to play — no controller required.

Nintendo UK

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems.

Odgers Berndtson

For over 50 years, Odgers Berndtson has helped some of the world’s biggest and best organisations find the senior talent to drive their agendas.

We deliver executive search, assessment and development to businesses and organisations varying in size, structure and maturity. We do that across over 50 sectors, whether commercial, public or not-for-profit and draw on the experience of more than 250 Partners and their teams in 29 countries.

OPM Response

Our team is split into designated divisions that are specialised to a particular job function within the game-making process, publishing and aftersales, so each of our consultants are an expert in their specific sector. All studios have different needs depending on their projects, that’s why our team have excelled in recruiting for Permanent, Contract, Temporary and Funded Temporary terms of employment, meaning there isn’t a role that we can’t fill!

Retro Games

Retro Games Ltd – are the designers and creators of multiple retro themed consoles, and also other formats to follow in due course.

Our first console product is THEC64 range of consoles. See here for more details – www.thec64.com

Further consoles will be launched and are already in progress for other retro based brands, the brand licenses are already in place and work has started on them, we have a five year business plan!

The three main people heading up Retro Games Ltd are –

Skillsearch

Skillsearch is a recruitment agency on a mission to provide top companies with top professionals within the IT industry. Skillsearch Digital is a specialist division of Skillsearch, established in 2010 in response to the rise in demand for talented specialists within the mobile and gaming arenas. Our highly- trained and highly-passionate team of Consultants actively recruiting for a vast range of roles within the arts and animation, mobile, gaming and interactive markets.

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe

At Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited, we’re for the players. Since 1995, we’ve brought unbelievable experiences, incredible adventures and a cast of thousands into the homes of gamers worldwide – and sent players out into the world with whole universes in their hands.

Today we’re blazing a trail into the future of entertainment systems, games and apps with PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. And we connect players to us and each other with services such as PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Network.