We are Amiqus

Our Story

We started Amiqus back in 2000, with a mission to take our love of the games industry and combine it with our experience in recruitment to help more people find the right job, at the right time.

Since then we've come a long way, together with the industry we've grown into a successful team, with Client and Candidate relationships globally, all from our base in the UK. 

We’re passionate about the games industry and do everything we can to support its growth. 


We're an active member of APSCo a trade association specifically for the professional recruitment sector, an assurance of quality in the recruitment market and we're members of Ukie and TIGA, central to our support of and commitment to the games industry.


There's no recruitment challenge we haven't experienced and we know we can help grow teams of any size, across all disciplines from experienced right through to Board level hiring. Candidates can be assured of a personalised and confidential service to find the best opportunity for them.

We are proud to have won many industry awards over the years, we’re truly happy that people appreciate the work that we do. 


Awards and recognition

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The Amiqus difference

We’re based in the UK in one office in the North West of England working predominantly with European developers and publishers.  


Our Consultants are based in the UK, with our outsourced back office functions such as payroll and legal based in London and Krakow


We're deeply networked and connected in the Games Industry, the average length of service per Consultant in our team is 10 years. 


We own and manage a LinkedIn Group of 60,000 Games professionals. 


Relationships are at the heart of our business, driving highly engaged and long established Client and Candidate Associations. We only expect to be rewarded for providing exceptional service and results to our Customers. 


To provide the best service, we invest significantly in People, in our technology and in our brand. 


We have a deep understanding of what it takes to attract a diverse candidate pool and take positive action on every role. Diversity in Action is at the core of our service and embedded into the industry through our award winning pro-bono initiative -

Putting the G Into Gaming. 

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Client Services


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Leadership

We’re very fortunate to work together and our team makes us who we are. 


Three of us lead the Amiqus business. 


Liz Prince is responsible for directing the strategy and ensuring profitable growth for the business, joining Amiqus in 2005.


Together with Stig and Alan she sets the standards for our service to clients and candidates and manages those standards with the team. She’s an active Client Director in the business, originally a Computer Science graduate, starting out in tech recruitment 26 years ago.



Stig Strand & Alan Dixon are responsible for driving Consultant activity internally, with team management responsibilities. 



Both focus on Senior and Executive level hires externally. 



Two of the most established and highly regarded Recruitment Specialists in the Games industry, Stig has been with Amiqus since the start in 2000 and Alan has been with Amiqus for 9 years.





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Our Charity Partners

Artificial Intelligence
WHAT DOES THE GAMES INDUSTRY REALLY THINK ABOUT AI…?

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07/05/2024

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Games studios have long been utilising AI, with the technology having revolutionised– positively – areas from NPC behaviour to game analytics. But what do game devs think about how AI may impact

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What Do Game Devs Want from Their Next Job?
THIS IS WHAT GAMES DEVS ARE LOOKING FOR IN A NEW JOB (AND IT’S NOT WHAT YOU THINK…)

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24/04/2024

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We’ve just carried out a straw poll of games professionals on LinkedIn, asking them what the most important thing is that they look for when considering a new job role. Over 400 to

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An Amiqus straw poll reveals what games professionals ar looking for on their next job

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International Women's Day 2024
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: TIME TO LOOK BEYOND THE TOKEN GESTURES

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05/03/2024

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International Women's Day - It's time for change not cake...

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Some Positive News For The Games Industry
AND NOW FOR SOME GOOD NEWS…

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23/01/2024

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If you’ve been reading some of the commentary about the games industry of late, you’ll be forgiven for thinking that we’re in a downwards spiral of doom and gloom.It’s true: times are tougher

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Times are tougher for the industry than they have been for many years. We’ve seen projects cancelled alongside redundancies and restructuring... but surely we need a little positivity to allow us to better tackle the challenges ahead?

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#EqualPayDay
EQUAL PAY DAY: TIME TO MAKE FLEXIBLE WORKING THE DEFAULT?

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22/11/2023

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Today (November 22nd) is the day when, because of the gender pay gap, women overall in the UK stop being paid compared to men. This means:At the current rate of change, the gender pay gap won'

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TIGA Winners 2023
Another Award For The Trophy Cabinet 🥳

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21/11/2023

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The whole team at Amiqus is absolutely delighted and honoured to have received another award, this time the accolade of Best Recruitment Agency at the TIGA Games Industry Awards 2023.Awards li

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What's Next? Unlocking A Complicated Industry
Unlocking A Complicated Industry

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17/10/2023

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The Value of Working with a Games Recruitment Agency There has been a lot of sad news recently about redundancies and restructuring within the industry, and our thoughts go out to

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Facing redundancy can be daunting. Here are some top tips to help you get back on track...
Navigating Redundancy in the Video Games Industry: 7 Essential Tips

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05/09/2023

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Facing redundancy can be daunting. I'll cut to the chase with my top tips to help you navigate this situation: Take Your Time to Reflect and Regroup: In the midst of a career trans

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Amiqus Wins Recruitment Star Award 2023 at Develop: Brighton
DEVELOP:BRIGHTON: WHAT A GREAT FEW DAYS! (AND ANOTHER AWARD FOR THE TEAM!)

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19/07/2023

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The Amiqus team has just about recovered from a super busy and exciting few days in Brighton for the Develop Conference and Awards. The icing on the cake for us was picking up the

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How to Stand Out From The Crowd - Landing That Job

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12/06/2023

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We’re often asked by candidates about how they can stand out during the job application process. With over 20 years of experience as a specialist games recruiter, we’ve got an arsenal of killer

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