18 Sep 2019
Diversity in video games is important as the stereotype of 'young straight white male' does not describe the variety of people who play video games around the world. Representation in popular medium is important and it's time that video games embraced reflecting the diversity of their audiences. Currys PC World has taken a look at how far video games have come, and how much work there still is to do.
09 Sep 2019
Here is our Sept 2019 round up of Video Game programming vacancies from studios across the world.
16 Jul 2019
Sales Manager of Games Jobs Direct, Jamie Clarke, spent the week at Develop:Brighton and had a fantastic time in the at the seaside in the sun chatting to game industry folk and attending the Game Dev Heroes Awards.
14 May 2019
For the fifth year running, Skillsearch have released their annual Salary and Satisfaction survey. This one has been their biggest yet, with games professionals from around the globe contributing to data on salary, flexible working, commuting and loads more. We've had a look through and picked out some of the most interesting bits of data for you to take a look at.
10 Apr 2019
The studio partner for our podcast this month is the fantastic VR studio nDreams! They sat down and chatted to our very own Jamie Clarke to cover all things gaming! From how to apply to a job in the industry, what they look for in their own applications as well as the more difficult topics like Brexit and Crunch.
21 Mar 2019
With over 2,000 games companies in the UK, you can understand why the UK remains a top destination for games industry jobs seekers around the world. From small studios creating stellar indie and casual games to world-renowned industry heavy-weights creating some of the most popular IP on the planet.
21 Mar 2019
Each month we get some fantastic video games jobs on www.gamesjobsdirect.com so we wanted to give them a quick round up. Gamesjobsdirect.com launched in 2011 and has slowly built up a global audience to become the number 1 independent job board in the world. We work with all sizes of studios including AAA, Independent, Mobile and Messenger amongst others. Each month we will do a quick round-up of some of the best opportunities by job field and also location 😊 Please enjoy.
13 Mar 2019
When I talk to people about positive discrimination and positive action, they look at me like there is something very wrong with me (Is this lady saying that discrimination is positive? WTF?!). Even though it still may be the case that there is something very wrong with me, I really believe in positive action in practice. Not so much in positive discrimination though. What’s the difference?
08 Mar 2019
Check out the initiatives and programmes out there that are celebrating women in the gaming industry this International Women's Day.
07 Mar 2019
A series of guest blog posts relating to being a woman in games / recruitment of ladies into the Games Industry
06 Mar 2019
How to Love Your Game Design CV (or at Least Hate it a Bit Less) I’m guessing there aren’t many folks out there who don’t have a somewhat fractious relationship with their CV. And that’s understandable. They’re the mini boss of game job applications — annoying to deal with and no matter how many times you put them down, you just know they’ll be back.
22 Feb 2019
Games Industry Salary Survey is a tool to help you check your salary. It is the Games Industries most complete salary checking tool.
20 Feb 2019
Layoffs in the Games Industry are becoming a more common occurrence. As each week passes there seems to be more and more studios at risk of laying people off. GamesJobsDirect wanted to offer some advice for those that are made redundant with a few little tips that may help you bounce back easier.
Keep Calm and waka waka...