Amiqus Wins 20th Award

Liz Prince our consultant managing the role
Author: Liz Prince
Posting date: 13/11/2022

WHAT a milestone for this amazing team. Our 20th industry award for recruitment services to the Games Industry. A bit of a journey to say the least!

We’ve been nominated for awards each year since starting out, alongside our peers in other specialist recruitment agencies who have been smashing it as long as we have. No word of a lie, it was a strange place to be as a recruiter back in those days. 

I joined the Amiqus business in 2005 and I remember being excited about our nomination that year at the Develop Awards - but was a bit floored when the recruitment category was boo’d like a Pantomime villain! I remember coming away from that night wondering why recruitment was so undervalued in the games industry and determined to be part of something that could help to change that perception. 

Our philosophy at Amiqus has always remained the same – to demonstrate the value we can bring, do things with honesty and integrity, and be an example. And that’s stood us in good stead. I hope over the years that we’ve proved to the industry that we’re here for the long haul, we’re here to invest in people and the sector, and to give our time and energy to its well-being and growth. 

Fast forward four years after that strange ‘pantomime’ night... In 2009 we were honoured with our first award, a Develop Award, and this time the room stood for us, clapping for our success. I remember that with goosebumps and knew then that we were heading in the right direction. 

We have always wanted to do business with people who share the same values and over the years have chosen to surround ourselves with companies and people who feel the same way. People like Lisa, Stu and Darrell from Mimram, Fiona and James from ThinkinCircles, the teams at UKIE, Raise the Game, APSCo andTIGA, The Special Effect team, and all of our trusted advisers and partners. We couldn’t do any of this without you and we’re so grateful for your support and friendship. 

To the clients who choose to work with us and value us as we value you, our biggest thanks. It’s a privilege to support you and to watch you grow. To candidates who choose us to assist in their next big step, or in some cases every step in their career, thank you. You’re our lifeblood and we appreciate your trust more than you will ever know. 

To everyone we have grown to know and love in this industry - too many to shout out, but you know who you are - you’re our rocks and we appreciate everything you do to develop the games industry every day. And finally, to the team who are now the proud and deserving owners of 20 awards for recruitment services to Games – you’re all I could ever have asked for in a team and you have done everything possible to change the way this industry thinks about recruiters, and rightly so. Your passion and professionalism, your warmth and relationship building, your desire to get a genuine win for everyone involved in every situation - you’re an inspiration, valued by so many, and I couldn’t be more grateful to you for all you do.

Award number 20 = achievement unlocked. Here’s to the next level :-)

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