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. 

CentreSoft

CentreSoft is the UK’s leading multi-format specialist distributor of video games. 

Since 1983, we’ve bridged the gap between UK retailers and global publishers by offering the broadest publisher product mix and a consolidated retail supply solution. 

With over 30 years industry experience and 250 dedicated employees, our bespoke and flexible solutions support publisher and retailer brands using the latest technology, processes and systems. 

Exertis Gem

Since 1984, Exertis Gem has earned a proud reputation as one of the UK’s leading software and hardware distributors.

We are a one-stop sales, marketing and distribution service provider, offering bespoke solutions for the retail market place.

At Exertis Gem we supply to more than 4,500 retailers and resellers every week.

Fancensus.com Limited

Since 2004, Fancensus has been providing in-depth business and communication analytics, to video games and movie companies, globally.
 
Our bespoke, best-of-breed analytical platform, paired with our unrivalled depth of insight, is a pioneering, completely unique solution that puts you in absolute control. Easily one of the world’s most powerful, intuitive dashboards, Fusion allows you to effortlessly monitor, compare and interpret complex, real time data in an instant.

GAME Retail

GAME Retail Ltd is the UK’s videogames retail specialist with a network of over 320 stores, ever-developing e-commerce and m-commerce sites, an award-winning app, and a commitment to building the UK’s most valuable community of gamers.

GAME’s strategy looks to five key areas: having the best community rewards; excelling in all digital arenas; being a true omni-channel retailer; giving gamers the widest possible range of ways to pay; and ultimately delivering for the gamers of the UK. We do that through putting community at the heart of everything we do.

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.

Green Man Gaming

Green Man Gaming is a leading global, data-driven video games E-commerce platform.  Green Man Gaming specialises in delivering games and services to a core gaming audience – those who love and live their games.  The ever-growing catalogue spans over 4,000 games provided in partnership with over 180 of the greatest publishing partners in the video games industry – Green Man Gaming  are an official, approved retailer of these Publishers and work closely with them.  Green Man Gaming believes in delivering games, whatever the platform, selling games across it&rsq

Ipsos MORI

At Ipsos we are passionately curious about people, markets, brands and society. We deliver information and analysis that makes our complex world easier and faster to navigate and inspires our clients to make smarter decisions.

Ipsos Connect is the division of Ipsos that specialises in providing research solutions for companies in the fast-moving and rapidly converging worlds of media, content, telecoms and technology.

Kantar UK Ltd

We run the biggest continuous entertainment panel in GB, allowing you to understand real behaviours and trends in the Video Game market, so you can focus on the things that matter.

SPECIALIZED

We specialize in Entertainment & Video Game consumers, understanding their behaviours and attitudes to a greater level than anyone else and have evolved our service in collaboration with clients.

RELIABLE

The reference guide for distributors, retailers, service providers and industry experts.

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Koch Media

Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories in Europe and North America. Its business areas include distribution of media products, including movies, videogames and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label.

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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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!

Player Research

Are players experiencing your game exactly how you’d anticipate? What issues lurk between your expectations and players’ actual experiences?

Player Research are industry-leading playtesting and user research specialists. Our clients employ our understanding of players and our cutting-edge research labs to gather actionable feedback on game usability and the player experience, toward the development of truly successful games.

Polystream

Changing the way we deliver cloud gaming

Polystream is a novel technology for delivering realtime applications on desktop, tablets and mobile.

  • High Performance.
  • Low bandwidth requirements.
  • Low running costs.

Reflection

We’re a core team of talented engineers and designers with over 35 years of combined experience in the web and mobile space.

We were tired of how expensive and cumbersome it was to get up to date and accurate information about apps and the app market so we decided to create a better service ourselves.

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