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  • The Games Industry and COVID-19

    01 Apr 2020

    The video games industry, in general, seems to have been able to pivot to a flexible working from home model relatively easily compared to other sectors. Although work may be able to continue a normal for some, what about their hiring practices? We asked some of the studios we worked with how they're coping with this massive change in the way the industry is working.

  • Games Jobs Direct are WFH: Week 1

    26 Mar 2020

    The Games Jobs Direct team - along with all the workplaces that can - have started working from home. This is our quick Week 1 update to let you know how it's going, that the games industry is working largely as normal and we're here to answer any queries you have, the same as always!

  • Gram Games Studio Spotlight

    23 Mar 2020

    Our Homepage takeover partner for the month of March is the fantastic mobile game developer Gram Games. With two studios and a myriad of perks and the opportunity to make incredibly popular games - find out more about this Zynga studio.

  • The brand new Games Jobs Direct Podcast

    09 Mar 2020

    Announcing the launch of the brand new Games Jobs Direct Podcast! Chatting to studios around the world about their culture, hiring practices and what they do best. Released every month!

  • Team17 Studio Spotlight

    02 Jan 2020

    Our find homepage takeover of 2019 is the British Publisher Team17. Known for their fantastic games across multiple platforms Team17 are a titan of the British Games Industry. Find out more about them:

  • How Games Jobs Direct helps Game Studios find great talent

    12 Dec 2019

    Games Jobs Direct is more than a job board. Here's a list of just some of the ways we showcase your vacancies and amplify your studio to attract the best candidates from around the world.

  • Creative Assembly Studio Spotlight

    12 Nov 2019

    Our Homepage Sponsorship partner this month is Creative Assembly. They've got a number of fantastic roles available at the moment but what is it actually like to work for the award-winning studio? We asked Head of Talent Emma Smith about everything Creative Assembly

  • Studio Spotlight: Electric Square

    25 Sep 2019

    Electric Square are the Games Jobs Direct homepage sponsor for September 2019. We took a closer look at the studio, their projects and what it's like to work for them.

  • Diversity in Gaming

    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.

  • Game Programming Jobs - Software Engineers, Gameplay, Network, Server Developers and more - Sept 2019

    09 Sep 2019

    Here is our Sept 2019 round up of Video Game programming vacancies from studios across the world.

  • Games Jobs Direct at Gamescom 2019

    02 Sep 2019

    Games Jobs Direct attended Gamescom for the first time in 2019. It was a tiring, exciting, ridiculously busy few days filled with games, game and more games.

  • German Video Game Jobs - July 2019

    24 Jul 2019 works with some amazing video game studios in Germany and we wanted to do a quick round up of some of the very best that Deutschland has to offer.

  • Hompage Takeover July - Rebellion

    23 Jul 2019

    Our homepage takeover partner for July 2019 is the fantastic studio, Rebellion! Read more about their projects, and why you definitely want to work for them in our blog!

  • Games Jobs Direct at Develop:Brighton and the Game Dev Heroes Awards

    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.

  • Games Jobs Direct Featured Banner Placements

    17 May 2019

    Check out the Games Jobs Direct featured placements all available to purchase on the pricing page.

  • Games and Interactive Salary & Satisfaction Survey 2019

    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.

  • Days Gone Release: The Best Zombie Games

    25 Apr 2019

    With the release of Sony's new zombie-horde extravaganza Day Gone, we decided to have a look at some of the best and most-iconic games in the history of Zombie Games.

  • Studio Spotlight: nDreams

    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.

  • Top 50 selling games of all time

    28 Mar 2019

    The Top 50 selling games of all time have been revealed and not one of them includes a female protagonist. Despite the fact that 38% include a male protagonist and the number 1 best selling game of all time has no lead-character at all.

  • Made in the UK

    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.

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