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?

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.

omuk

omuk are experts in dialogue production.

We enable truly immersive, context-driven performance that empowers video game developers to achieve their highest dramatic goals.

We have 100s of titles to our credit and many of the world's most successful games companies amongst our clients.  

Our services:

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!

Osborne Clarke

Osborne Clarke is widely recognised as the leading European law firm for the interactive entertainment industry.  We advise companies from every area of this sector ranging from global publishers to indie developers and have extensive experience of all of the legal and commercial issues that they face, including:

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Pinewood Studios Group

The Pinewood Studios Group is a leading provider of studio and related services to the global film and television industry. Synonymous with world class British and international productions, the impressive heritage of its UK-based Pinewood and Shepperton Studios date back to the early 20th Century and are home to some of the most successful feature films and TV shows ever made.

PlayIgnite

PlayIgnite offers you a range of financial solutions to help you level up, on any format, and unlock your game's potential when you need it most. 

We have a range of products that can help you: 

WHAT IS IGNITION CAPITAL?

Using Ignition Capital, PlayIgnite can lend you money to spend on your marketing and UA

Playmob

Revolutionising giving, Playmob are enabling charities to fundraise through games. Playmob have developed a core technology, which connects in-game purchases to charitable giving and allows the player to view a collective of all the good they do, by playing games. The business wishes to be the central platform for game developers to quickly and easily connect to good causes, giving their players a real world positive link within playing their games. As well as providing the technology, we will be offering premium data analytical packages and services.

Pole to Win

Pole To Win was launched in 1994 as Japan's first independent test outsourcing company. We have since grown to become the leading global innovator of quality assurance, technology and language solutions from over 30 locations across three continents.

Pole To Win understands that no two clients are the same. We provide bespoke solutions in the service areas of Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, Customer Experience, Localization and Audio Production.

Pomegranate

We are Pomegranate, the digital user experience agency.

We fuse function, emotion and design to create meaningful user experiences that achieve business goals.

People have freedom unlike ever before, consuming digital content and services, when they want, where they want and on whichever device they choose. If brands are to achieve their business objectives it is vital they place importance on designing user journeys that combine no fuss functionality with emotional stimulation. This is where we can help.

PQube

PQube is a publisher, distributor and service provider for the interactive entertainment industry with a global reach through UK, Europe, Middle East, Australia and North and South America from its offices in Letchworth, Paris, Bristol and Bawtry. PQube is a licensed publisher for Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo platforms and publishes and distributes games on Playstation 4, Playstation Vita, Xbox One, 3DS, iOS, Android, PC and digital download.

Premier

Premier is a full service entertainment agency, working across film, home entertainment, TV, Social and games. We challenge ourselves to break out into the mainstream, encompassing national and regional broadcast, lifestyle print and online, telling each of these sectors a truly interesting story in the UK, and across Europe. With unrivalled links to specialist press, working with the influencers of today and tomorrow, we feel we’re best placed to meet the needs of today’s evolving games industry.

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QD Events Ltd – Resonate Total Gaming

QD Events deliver some of Scotland’s biggest live experiences including Resonate Total Gaming which is Scotland’s largest gaming event. Whether you’re a gamer looking to try the latest game on the market, a couple preparing for the big wedding day, or a parent looking for some festive, carnival fun, we deliver tangible solutions.

Our team of experts in marketing, operations, sales, event management, creativity and customer service thrive through creating partnerships with clients and in delivering results.

Realised Realities

With unparalleled expertise in Virtual Reality and Immersive User Experience we provide world class guidance and support. We are Europe’s most credible VR consultancy that enables our clients to succeed in the VR space, supporting them to realise the true potential of their virtual realities. We bring a uniquely broad combination of highly relevant industry experience encompassing the business, technology and creative sides of VR/AR, which means we are able to help you overcome any and every hurdle to deliver the best immersive experiences.
 

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 –

Ripstone

Ripstone isn't your typical games publisher & we work hard to make sure it stays that way. Our focus is on the ever-growing digital gaming space, be that downloadable console gaming, social networks, browser based games, mobile or whatever is just around the corner.

The team at Ripstone have vast experience in video games and films, having been responsible for some of the most well known, respected and commercially successful games of recent years.

Saffery Champness

Since Saffery Champness was founded in 1855, experience has taught us how long-term planning can be the single biggest factor in achieving your financial, business and personal ambitions.
 
Our people are experienced professionals who understand the importance of getting the right tax and financial structures in place for you, in good time.

Ukie members receive 1 hour free consultation and lower fees.

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Secret Sauce

Secret Sauce has worked with many organisations, of differing sizes, to deliver PR, conferences, exhibitions, live Game Jams, product launches and themed evening events.

We work with incredible international and national organisations such as Epic Games, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Tenshi Consulting, Game Kettle, GameHorizon,  Abertay University and Aker Solutions (and many others), to promotional strategies, conferences, exhibitions, live Game Jams, product launches and themed evening events. 

Shadow

Shadow is a high-end gaming PC, with Windows 10, that you rent.

Whether it’s for playing the most demanding titles or just an improvised Battle Royale, your Shadow brings you the performance you can expect from a high-end machine. Experience gaming at max settings with an optimal image quality and framerate. And the best part is... Shadow offers you an entire PC, not a restricted access to a library of titles. So, you can install and play all your games, exactly the way you want.

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