Our 2019 Grads in Games awards shortlist is here! We’ve had a truly fantastic response to the awards this year, it’s been a record year for nominations, increasing by 24% from 2018. You really have helped us to highlight and celebrate all the super studios, amazing academics, star students and upstanding universities with your nominations. […]
We’re sure you’ve heard us banging the drum about nDreams on plenty of occasions by now. But dya know what? They’re awesome, and we’re going to bang it again. nDreams is an award-winning virtual reality developer and publisher, with a proven track record in creating successful and memorable experiences for the leading VR platforms: high […]
So, you’re at University studying 3D Character or Environment Art, VFX, Animation, Programming, Comp Sci or Game Design, right? You might not be thinking about it just yet, especially not in your first or second year, but you’re going to be hoping to get your first role in the games industry pretty soon aren’t you? You’ll […]
We announce the winners of the inaugural Grads in Games Awards, recognising achievements across academia and industry to progress graduate employment in the games industry
The Search for a Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star 2018 challenges have come to a close. 2018 has been one of the best so far, with such a high calibre of students that even getting to the finals was a close challenge, let alone our judges having to make a final decision on the […]
Aardvark Swift are calling for guest speakers to inspire the next generation of developers on this year’s Get in the Game tour.
We’re excited to announce that Hannah Smith is the latest Search for a Star contestant to fill a Playground Games Job through Search for a Star!
Introducing our new Grads In Games partner Gamer Camp who are sponsoring our Search For A Star competition. Created and staffed by industry veterans, Gamer Camp is a unique finishing school for game developers (including coders, artists, designers and producers), designed to give graduates the skills and experience the games industry demands. Endorsed by the the […]
And that’s week six of Get In The Game done! This week we headed back up to the North with Red Kite Games & AMD https://twitter.com/ASwift_James/status/800664729710641152 Dave Robertsand Simon Iwaniszak from Red Kite Games joined us for the first half of the week, where we visited Huddersfield, Manchester, Salford and Manchester Metropolitan before we headed […]
Aardvark Swift have won Best Recruitment Agency at this year’s TIGA Awards, one of the most prestigious events in the games industry. Our Grads In Games initiative also made it as a finalist for the Education Initiative and Talent Development award