Games Industry Recruitment Agencies

No need to trawl the web searching for specialist video games recruitment agencies - we've put them all in one place for you!

The agencies are listed in alphabetic order below and where possible we have included full contact details. Please remember to mention Games Jobs Direct when you contact them.

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3Pod

Quebec, Canada

T: 514.381.3763

W:  www.3pod.ca

Description:

3pod is a recruitment and staffing agency that specializes in the video game and high tech industries. Our recruitment and staffing agents have a total of over 13 years of experience in the video game industry, know its professions inside and out and are always on top of the latest trends and news in the gaming industry.

Our involvement in video game industry events, such as the Game Developers Conference (GDC), the E3 Expo and the Montreal International Game Summit (MIGS) has enabled us to develop a large network of local and international contacts. This network helps us respond to our customers’ recruitment and staffing needs.

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Aardvark Swift

Rotherham, UK

T: 01709 876 877

W:  www.aswift.com

Description:

Established in 1989, Aardvark Swift was the first recruitment agency to dedicate its services to the video games industry.

We have since evolved to become a market leading specialist recruitment consultancy for the VIDEO GAMES and MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT industries.

Our worldwide client portfolio encompasses organisations ranging from small start up companies, to internationally known and well-respected blue chip organisations such as: MICROSOFT, SONY, ELECTRONIC ARTS, DISNEY and NOKIA.

Recruiting across all areas of the UK and internationally we handle career opportunities in:
US (esp. California), Canada, Australia, Japan, Germany, Holland, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, France, Italy, Switzerland and Southern Ireland.

Contact: Ian Goodall Email:


Answers Recruitment

Paris, France

T

W:  www.answersrecruitment.com

Description:

Answers is a firm specializing in the recruitment of all profiles in the sector of interactive entertainment (video games, multimedia) and ICT. 

Our offices in Paris and England, as well as our network of partners, can address market-wide in Europe.

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Amiqus

London, UK

T: 01925 252588

W:  www.amiqus.com

Description:

Amiqus is a specialist recruitment consultancy that provides professional candidates to the interactive entertainment, digital media and technology sectors. We have been acknowledged as a key recruitment partner to our clients as the winner of the Develop Industry Awards for Recruitment Excellence 2009 and 2010. Our range of services is unique, providing permanent and contract professionals across each of our specialist areas to clients in Europe, North America and Canada.

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Appsient


T: +44 (0)1224 893 167

W:  www.appsient.co.uk

Description:

Appsient is a multi-tier business encompassing everything from Recruitment right through to Application Development and industry training.

 

Contact: Steven Williams
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Avatar Games


T: +44 (0)1695 682 118

W:  www.avatar-games.co.uk

Description:

Avatar is a specialist Video Games careers consultancy that has extensive and exclusive relationships with some of the best developers and publishers around the globe, making it perfect sense to choose us for your next career move or hiring requirement.

 

Contact: Eamonn Mgherbi
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AXIS I.T


T: 020 78 718 000

W:  www.axis-it.co.uk

Description:

Axis are a different kind of Recruitment Consultancy with offices in London, Manchester, Chester Birmingham and Edinburgh.

We are fast becoming an international name in the gaming & animation industries specialising in Testing, Animation, Level Design, Programming, Engine optimisation, Graphics and localisation across all major platforms.

 

Contact: Steven Williams Email


Change-Job

London, UK

T: 0044 (0)20 7193 7276

W:  www.change-job.com

Description:

Change is the global video games recruitment specialist.

Change has over 20,000 games industry contacts to network with to help grow your career or your company.

Change is managed by Monica Crisp who has over 11 years of video games recruitment experience and a far reaching and global network. The company has experienced consultants with over 10 years experience in recruitment. There is a one point of contact system for each candidate and client.

Each recruitment consultant is a guru for a particular area.

We are preferred suppliers for Rockstar. Sony, Ubisoft Worldwide. All major players serviced.

Change Job – that’s exactly what we help you to do!

Contact: Monica Crisp Email:


Conkerberry

Sydney, Australia

T: 02 9267 5714

W:  www.conkerberry.com.au

Description:

We are a small and efficient Recruitment company specialising in the Games industry Australia wide.
For applicants seeking work, we provide an open and friendly approach to people of all skill levels, from Managers, Programmers, Designers, Artists to Graduates.

For Games Development companies we provide a competitively priced and accurate service locating skilled people, both locally and overseas.

Our staff have career backgrounds in both IT and Art so hope we bring an understanding to the recruitment we do in these areas.

If you would like to discuss anything to do with Recruitment or Employment within Games Development, or would like to make any suggestions in how to improve our service, please feel free to call us anytime.

Contact: Bronwynn Lusted Email:


Creative Personel

UK

T: +44 (0) 207 929 2999

W:  www.creativepersonnel.co.uk

Description:

Creative Personnel is one of the UK's most respected and fastest growing 3d & games recruitment agencies. We have one of the largest databases of games jobs (many exclusive), and jobseekers the games industry has to offer. Our clients range from development studios and publishers to middleware developers and console manufacturers, so if you're looking for jobs / jobseekers with Xbox360, PS3, Xbox, PS2, PSP, Revolution, PC or any other format, we can definitely help you.

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Cybercoders

Irvine, Canada

T: 866.421.0200

W:  www.cybercoders.com

Description:

CyberCoders is the premier recruiting and job search firm nationwide. Search for thousands of jobs in many industries, including technology, healthcare, education, finance, manufacturing and biotech.

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Datascope

London, UK

T: +44 (0)20 7580 6018

W:  www.datascope.co.uk

Description:

Datascope Recruitment, the UK's number one consultancy for the games industry, is based in central London and was founded in 1991. Our consultants are industry experienced in their specialist areas. The service covers programmers, artists, designers, developers, sales, marketing and PR staff at all levels. We have more consultants, more current jobs and are the best connected agency in the games industry. A lot of positions are exclusive to Datascope so by contacting us candidates will have access to the best selection of jobs available at any one time.

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Digital Artist Management

California, USA

T: 310-414-6800 x223

W:   www.digitalartistmanagement.com

Description:

Since its inception, Digital Artist Management (DAM) has serviced upwards of 500 companies and placed thousands of job seekers that develop video games across all platforms, visual effects for film and television, online new media and tool and technology suites engineered to support these companies. With the most experienced team of electronic entertainment industry recruiters and account managers armed with customized full-service staffing solutions designed exclusively for digital interactive entertainment companies, Digital Artist Management has become the premier one-stop resource for candidates and hiring managers alike.

Contact: TJ Summers Email:


Games Recruit

Brighton, UK

T: +44 208 1338866

W:  www.gamesrecruit.co.uk

Description:

Gamesrecruit is a Games Industry job board and Recruitment Agency working with and advertising positions for both games development studios and publishers Worldwide. Here you can search currently available Games jobs from all over the World. Whether you are looking for a Physics Programmer, Lead designer, Brand Manager or a Character Artist position we have something here. Without exception none of the jobs posted here are older than 6 weeks.

Contact: Adrian Brown Email:

Game Recruiter

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

T: Toll Free - (866) 358-Game (4263)

W:  www.gamerecruiter.com

Description:

For over 20 years, GameRecruiter continues to be the #1 search firm in the game industry

 We serve all segments of electronic entertainment, Casual / Social / Mobile / Console / MMO / VR / Cloud / PC / SmartTV / Serious / Casino - Video Game Developers and Publishers worldwide. 

Retained or contingency, we have earned an international reputation for recruiting the top technical, production, and executive staff who build game companies, and make game industry history. 

GameRecruiter specializes in representing unique and strategically important career opportunities. Most of our highly confidential searches are not posted. To get access to our unadvertised openings, submit your resume confidentially via: http://www.careers.gamerecruiter.com/

Contact: Marc MencherEmail:


Gravity Recruitment

South Yorkshire, UK

T: +44 (0) 1302 319 101

W:  www.gravityrecruitment.com

Description:

Gravity Recruitment is a specialist, global recruiter for the video games industry. Headed up by Mick Hobson, one of the industry's leading headhunters, Gravity has experienced phenomenal growth since it was initially launched as a division of Austin Banks in February 2011.

Our unique approach is based on research and networking rather than the more tradition database search method. The majority of the people we represent are not "active" jobseekers and work exclusively with us. Our network of games industry professionals reaches across much of Europe, the United States and Canada, enabling us to fulfil international assignment effectively.

Our rapidly growing client base includes many of the top names in the industry and we handle roles in the core areas of Sales, Marketing, PR, Technical and Creative.

Contact: Peter Meston or Peter Twiby
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Interactive Selection

London, UK

T: 0500 111 751

W:  www.interactiveselection.com

Description:

Interactive Selection is the market leading search and recruitment company working only in computer games and interactive entertainment. The company was founded by David Smith in 1996 with an office in London, UK. Interactive Selection enjoys working with the very best of recruiter associates in the USA and now Japan and the Nordic region (Sweden). We do not advertise. Candidates are attracted to the company by reputation and word of mouth

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Mary Margret

Texas, USA

T: +1.512.388.4010

W:  www.mary-margaret.com

Description:

Mary-Margaret Network works with a diverse clientele in the game, mobile, web, multimedia, IT, TV and film industries. We successfully fill positions in every department at all levels, including production, engineering, design, art, marketing, sales, operations and executive management.

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MPG Universal

UK

T: +44 1473 833 555

W:  www.mpg-universal.com

Description:

MPG Universal Ltd is a Global Recruiter for the Motion Picture and Video Games industry. We provide bespoke solutions for all your CGI recruitment requirements. We are privileged to be working in such awesome, vibrant industries – we genuinely love what we do. No feeling can compare to finding a candidate their dream role – and watching their career evolve over the forthcoming years.

Thanks to advances in technology we are able to recruit for studios on a global basis. However we know that no amount of electronic information can compare to meeting with our Clients face to face – it is this personal contact and spending time getting to know and understand our clients which differentiates us and ensures continued success in sourcing the right talent.

Contact: Noel Krohn Email:


Nelson Staffing

USA

T: + 1-707-935-611

W:  www.nelsonstaffing.com

Description:

Nelson Staffing is the largest independent staffing firm in Northern California. With more than three decades of experience and a proven track record, we are your local recruiting experts, focused on providing exceptional talent to a wide variety of industries.

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OPM Recruitment

Colchester, UK

T: +44 (0) 1206 214421

W:  www.opmjobs.com

Description:

The OPM recruitment consultancy specialises in games industry jobs and opportunities in all forms of Interactive Entertainment. We recruit for a diverse roster of clients UK & Worldwide with jobs available in every area of business associated with entertainment products and services, from Testing to CEO. Established in 1998 with experience working in the Games industry since 1992, OPM is an assembly of the most skilled, honest, friendly and proactive specialist consultants in Europe. Each of us works on games jobs with our own particular group of candidates and clients focusing on your career aims and aspirations and solving your recruitment problems with elegant solutions.

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Probe

London, UK

T: +44 (0) 20 3393 3500

W:  www.probegames.com/

Description:

Probe has a vision of exceeding the expectation of both clients and candidates. This is achieved through embracing best practise throughout the recruitment process.


As specialists within the IT sector, Probe is positioned to utilise its extensive network of contacts and industry knowledge, to strengthen our clients business. Probe is committed to working in partnership with all parties, to provide a valued and seamless recruitment process.

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Recruit3D

London, UK

T:  +44 (0) 20 8133 2536

W:  www.recruit3d.com

Description:

Founded in the belief that there’s a better way to serve the needs of the games industry, Recruit3D has at its core a stringent “no spam” policy – for both candidates and studios alike. With extensive experience of recruiting into development studios, we’re perfectly placed to ensure an exact match between studio and candidate, based on technical ability, project, mutual aspirations and goals. Recruitment companies will often say that recruitment is a sales industry. We believe otherwise: we believe that it’s a service industry, and that those best placed to service it are recruiters who know their stuff and are passionate about games.

That’s where we come in.

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REED Technology

Guildford, Uk

T: 01483 540444

W:  www.reedglobal.com

Description:

REED Technology is part of REED who were founded in 1960 and operate in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. REED has more than 3'000 permanent employess working across 425 business units in 180 locations worldwide.

Our Gaming and Mobile Application sector is supported by Reed Technology, professional specialist recruiters delivering high quality recruitment solutions in the technology sector. Our highly trained and qualified consultants focus on building strong relationships with key employers and work closely with our candidates to find them new and exciting opportunities.

Contact: Danny Thomas Email:


Semper International

Massachusetts, USA

T: 800-954-4993 x8951

W:  www.semperllc.com

Description:

Semper was founded and is staffed by professionals who were raised and trained in the graphic arts and staffing industries; people who understand the innate needs and demands of the profession. Since 1994, Semper has provided staffing solutions: flex, flex to hire, and direct hire, from design to press to finishing. Our efficient, reliable business model has helped transform how a wide range of print and graphics companies, large and small, fill important roles or stretch production capacity.

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Special Move

Glasgow, UK

T: +44 (0)141 530 4555

W:  www.specialmove.com

Description:

Established in 2005, Specialmove is a leading specialist recruitment consultancy for the global interactive video games and digital media industries.

We specialise in the recruitment and placement of professional development and management staff for developers, publishers, distributors, retailers and digital media companies. Our approach is tailored; driven by quality rather than volume.

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Studio Search

Oregon, USA

T: (541) 994-4441

W:  www.studio-search.com/

Description:

Studio Search has been leading the Interactive Industry in sourcing, placement and recruiting for more than twenty years. By providing personalized professional services, we have built strong trusted relationships to benefit both our candidates and clients.
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Velocity Games Jobs

North Carolina, USA

T: +1-919-747-8209

W:  www.velocitygamesjobs.com

Description: Velocity Search LLC is a US based specialist recruitment agency for the Video Games Industry.
Incorporated in May 2012 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Gravity Recruitment Ltd in the UK, Velocity focuses on developing our business interests in the USA.

Based in Raleigh, NC, Velocity is headed up by Associate Director, Michael Hobson - an award winning games industry recruitment specialist from Yorkshire, England.

Contact: Michael Hobson Email:


Video and Interactive Games Jobs

Los Angeles, USA

T: 310.796.1111

W:  www.vigjobs.com

Description:

We are a boutique recruiting firm representing the best talent in the video & interactive game arena since 2005 - delivering results by ways of headhunting, networking and using our existing relationships.

Contact: Ajay Babber Email:


Volt Europe

Surrey, UK

T: +44(0)1737 774100

W:  www.volteurope.com/

Description:

With offices across Europe and as part of US-based, Volt Information Sciences, we can deliver staffing solutions that meet regional, national or global requirements. We can provide a single resource, complete project teams or manage your entire recruitment process.

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VonChurch

California, USA

T: 415 216 2999

W:  www.vonchurch.com/

Description:

VonChurch is a recruiting firm working exclusively within the digital entertainment industry.

We offer contract and permanent staffing solutions on both a local and global level.

We have dedicated teams working within the Social, Console, Mobile, MMO, and Interactive Creative Content niches.

 

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Wired Talent

California, USA

T: 310.796.1111

W:  www.wiredtalent.com/

Description:

Wired Talent is on a mission. And we won’t stop until every top game pro is in our network of candidates and every client company reaches the top of its game. Our video game staffing and consulting services are wired for the interactive entertainment industry, so we know what you need to get to the next level.

Through elite connections to companies in the video game sector, Wired Talent is able to provide game professionals with incredible opportunities that in many cases, can’t be accessed anywhere else. The video game assignments and jobs we offer fit every job seeker’s lifestyle, whether its contract, contract-to-hire or direct-hire positions.

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