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It’s time to join an award-winning team in games recruitment

Posted by: Liz Prince

More than 100,000 people now work in the UK’s thriving recruitment sector, helping 634,000 candidates find new permanent jobs in 2014/15. The games industry plays a significant part in this success, yet many consultants have never considered trying their hand at games recruitment. But we’re looking to change that. At Amiqus, we want talented, bright and passionate recruiters to join our team and help make games great. If you’re fed up with the recruitment industry’s obsession with KPIs and want to add more sophisticated value to candidates, your company and the industry at large, we want you to join us.

Why games?

Games is one of the most exciting sectors to recruit for, regardless of whether you’re into games or not. It’s creative, fast-paced and technically cutting-edge. The games industry has a wide variety of roles ranging from programmers and producers through to artists and designers so the diversity of talents we work with is brilliant. As a recruiter in this sector you’ll meet some exceptional people, whether that’s based on their technical prowess or inspiring creative ability. Recruitment offers quick rewards, a fast-paced environment and excellent opportunities for career progression. Games recruitment does all this and more, providing a solid base from which to build a long and varied career. With rapid growth reported in the games sector (revenue is up 8.5% on 2015), recruitment in the industry looks set to continue to soar. This is good news for candidates and great news for recruiters looking to get into a thriving market, but it’s a sophisticated business we’re in as Liam from our team describes: “Because the market is so candidate led we have to be clever about how we source for these individuals so you learn lots of new methods”.

Why Amiqus?

There’s never a dull moment at Amiqus. Recruitment is a rollercoaster in itself, but throw in a team of passionate games fans and a genuine commitment to helping people secure their dream jobs and it gets even more exciting. Our team is successful in recruitment without micro-management - our focus is instead on autonomy, support, guidance and coaching, allowing our team members to develop their careers within the secure environment of an established agency. Expectations are high however, so you’ll need to be bright, self-disciplined and capable with exceptional communication skills and strong commercial awareness. We work with awesome people who love what they do and are really good at it, so you’ll need to mix with the best. Working here is described by one of the team as “a group of good friends working hard together to be the best at what they do in their industry” (thanks Lee!) we love encouraging teamwork and knowledge sharing. Plus, we always have cake :)

We love to show recruiters how much fun games can be, so if you’re looking for a new challenge and want to join a company that has a unique take on recruitment, Amiqus could be a great fit. Get in touch with us to see how we can help kick-start your career in games recruitment.

If people want to work in an amazing environment in an awesome industry where every role is interesting, look no further. This isn’t a normal recruitment job, this is a position where you can really influence your career in a great atmosphere - Will

If you're a recruiter thinking about a fresh move why not give Meg a call and see what working at Amiqus could do for you
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