The links below are relevant to Computer Games Development and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.
You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.
To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs
Prospects Job Profile – Games Developer – Find out about the job, entry requirements, typical employers and vacancy sources.
Skillset – Creative industries – games development – includes a storyboard of the games development process.
Interactive Selection – a recruitment company specialising in games and entertainment. View the ‘Tips for jobseekers’ which includes ‘Games Careers’ and ‘Women in Games’.
University of Kent Careers – Computer Games – produced by University of Kent Careers Service and includes a profile of the computer games industry, roles and job sites.
National Careers Service – computer games tester profile – job profile on games tester.
Amiqus – specialist recruiter for the games industry.
Answers Recruitment – specialises in New Media and Interactive Computer Games Industry– mainly France, Spain and Germany based jobs.
Bubble – jobs – source of digital jobs in the UK – use keyword search to find gaming related jobs.
Creative Pool – recruitment agency covering the creative industries.
Gamasutra.com – some jobs in the UK but mainly in the USA.
gamesindustry.biz – site covering all aspects of jobs in the computer games industry.
Games Jobs Direct – Search for games jobs by category and region – jobs available in the UK, Europe and Worldwide.
Interactive Selection – global games recruiter.
Jobs Database – search games jobs database to find your ideal video game job.
MCV.com/jobs – find jobs in computer & video games.
Technojobs – games – search games jobs.
Animated People – recruitment specialists for the feature film, tv broadcast, tv commercials & games industries.
Change – recruitment site for the games industry.
Datascope Recruitment – recruitment consultancy for jobs in games, online and mobile technology sectors. Includes Datascope Gateway to Games – provides links to most of the UK’s games companies and contains a comprehensive list of useful games-related sites.
DS Interactive specialist recruitment and media group within the interactive entertainment and gaming sectors.
Games jobs direct – lists games industry recruitment agencies.
Jam Creative Studio – Jam Creative Studios is a multimedia creative agency. Jam have employed USW students in the past.
OPM Recruitment – recruitment specialists for the games industry.
semag – recruitment site specialising in video games.
Log in to Unilife Connect – Search and follow Employers by industry and job type.
Wales based Companies
Games Wales – an online directory of games companies in Wales
gamedevmap – map of games development companies all over the world
gameindustrymap – maps out games development organisations across the globe
Edge – Check job adverts to identify companies that advertise there
Activision – careers – a leading developer and publisher of video games
Blizzard – includes jobs and roles available
BulldogInteractive – video games developer based in Leicestershire
Codemasters – award winning games developer and publisher based near Leamington Spa and employs more than 400 people
Colossal Games – go to the Careers page to find out about opportunities
Creative Assembly – view the jobs section to find out about roles available and vacancies
crytek – an independent videogame developer, publisher and technology provider
DeepSilver – go to careers section to find out about opportunities
Dovetail Games – www.dovetailgames.com/ – view Vacancies to find out about opportunities with this simulations developer
Square Enix – Search jobs section.
EA Careers – view career search to find opportunities.
Eutechnyx – view Recruitment to find and apply for opportunities.
FortuneFish – click onto Careers for job information.
Gamesys – view Careers for job information.
Hard Light Studio click onto Careers for job information.
www.headstrong-games.com – a leading independent videogame development studio based in London.
Hot Gen Ltd – a videogame development and interactive toy design studios.
Jagex – games developer and publisher – view job listings.
Legendary Games – view Careers at the bottom of the page.
Mediatonic Games view Careers for information on opportunities.
Natural Motion – view Careers for job vacancies.
Pixel Toys – view Join Us for information on opportunities.
Playground Games – view Careers for information on opportunities.
Playstation Jobs – find out about vacancies with Sony Computer Entertainment.
Spiral House – an independent games developer.
Team 17 – Careers – view Careers for information on opportunities.
Tt Games – Jobs – find out about job vacancies.
Ubisoft – search job opportunities.
The content of these sites is subject to change and not subject to the editorial control of the Careers Service and Unilife. If you come across a link which takes you to a poor quality or dysfunctional site, please contact the Careers Service and let us know, so the link can be removed.
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