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?

NextGen Skills Academy

NextGen Skills Academy (NextGen) is an industry-led education initiative to develop the next generation of talent for the Games, Animation and VFX industries. We develop and offer Higher Level Apprenticeships, new entry level qualifications, short courses for professionals and taster sessions for young people — all designed to meet the skills needs of employers. 

North East Surrey College of Technology

North East Surrey College of Technology has become one of Further Education's success stories as we progress towards being recognised as outstanding.

Attracting learners from the local community, nationally and from overseas, our range of courses include Further Education, Higher Education, professional, leisure, short, full and part-time courses.

Norwich University of the Arts

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is an independent specialist arts, design and media University with a 170 year reputation for excellence.

NUA is dedicated to providing vocational, practice based courses which allow students to enter an exciting and challenging community of artists, designers and makers who share their passions and interests. Whilst the institution’s history can be traced back to 1845, it is contemporary and forward thinking with industry standard facilities in its city centre campus.

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!

Platform

Platform is a community of social gamers and esports enthusiast powered by lifestyle venues. We are opening our first venue in Central London in early 2019. Our hubs are specifically designed for social gaming experiences with high-end gaming setups, delicious food and drinks and weekly events. For brands within the industry, Platform is the perfect location for brand awareness, community and corporate events. Platform will also be hosting esports tournament with our partners and interested communities.

Ravensbourne

Ravensbourne is a world-class digital destination developing talented individuals and leading-edge businesses through learning, skills, applied research, enterprise and innovation.

They are a university sector college innovating in digital media and design, with a vocationally focused portfolio of courses, spanning fashion, television and broadcasting, interactive product design, architecture and environment design, graphic design, animation, moving image, music production for media and sound design. They are a centre of excellence, industry accredited and a Skillset Media Academy.

Sheffield College

he Sheffield College is a general further education college.

Our mission is to transform lives through learning.

Our vision for 2021 is to become a consistently great college that puts our students at the heart of everything we do.

Our students get the qualifications and skills they need to go further in employment, careers, Apprenticeships, further training and university level courses.

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.

Southern Regional College

Westminster Kingsway College is a further education college in central London, and is part of the Capital City College Group (CCCG). It has Centres in Camden and Westminster offering academic and vocational courses at all levels for 16-18 year olds and adult learners, including BTECs, A-Levels, Apprenticeships, Foundation Degrees, Access to HE, Higher Education, Distance Learning, Employability Training and Short Courses, as well as bespoke training for employers, Apprenticeships and a careers guidance programme  to support students progressing on to positive destinations, in work or furthe

Staffordshire University

 
Staffordshire University, in the heart of England, offers leading courses in Entertainment Technology, including Games Technology, Visual Effects, Film and Music.

In the Faculty of Art and Creative Technology, the Games Design program area has been offering undergraduate, and post graduate degrees since 2004. We provide a forward thinking, complete digital learning environment, which focuses on games development from day one, and helps students to build a portfolio of games which they can put your name to by the time they graduate.

Sunderland College

Our Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX was one of the
original 4 courses set up in partnership with NextGen Skills Academy and
AIM Awards. The course was designed under the guidance of an
employer steering group, with representation from some of the biggest
games, animation and VFX companies in the UK. Students spend their
first year learning the fundamentals of game design, programming, maths,
3D modelling, VFX production, animation and traditional 2D artwork. The

UCL School of Management

The UCL School of Management, part of University College London, is about creating disruptive research and entrepreneurial leaders for the complex, interconnected world of the future.

Research conducted at the UCL School of Management has a primary focus on innovation, technology management, analytics, and entrepreneurship.

University Centre South Devon

Foundation  Degree - Games and Interactive Design

This Foundation Degree concentrates on the technical and artistic use of digital interactive technologies to create games and mobile apps. It provides you with access to a range of software for designing and building interactive content on multiple platforms.

Computer coding forms an integral part of the course, providing the technical foundation for dynamic artistic design. You will have the opportunity to specialise in game design or app and web development as your progress through the course.

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