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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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