Specialmove Consultancy Ltd

Based in Glasgow and established in 2005, Specialmove Consultancy Ltd is Scotland’s leading recruitment agency for the Global Interactive Video Games industry.

Specialmove Consultancy Ltd

Specialmove specialise in the recruitment and placement of staff for game developers, publishers, distributors and retailers. Their approach is tailored; driven by quality rather than volume.

Specialmove offers a highly focused and selective recruitment service for full time, permanent positions. Their key strengths are their unmatched knowledge of development, publishing & retail, their selectiveness and focus on delivering the highest possible levels of service.

Uniquely, the team at Specialmove has over 20 years experience of actually working for game development studios, publishers and retailers. They know games development. They’ve been on the other side of the fence. They know the challenges of having the right people in the right role. They know the key to successful game development lies with the selection, assembly and management of the project team. They know art, programming, audio, management and quality assurance. They know the long- term business needs of a development studio.

Their primary markets are Games Developers, Publishers, Distributors and Retailers. Specialmove has already established a world class client list and has secured recruitment supply contracts with over 50 Clients including the following companies:

  • Rockstar
  • Sega
  • Eidos
  • Activision
  • Electronic Arts
  • Vivendi Games
  • Codemasters
  • Realtime Worlds and many others.

Specialmove has over 500 live, open positions on its website and access to over 10,000 candidates globally. From their base in Scotland they deal with these international companies and place staff in the USA, UK, Europe and Asia.

The ultimate long-term vision for Specialmove is to become the global name and brand for recruitment within the Games Industry. In order to do this, the company will remain true to its core values, demonstrating great levels of industry knowledge, efficient placement and great service.

Specialmove has already established it’s global HQ in Scotland covering UK, Europe, North America and Australasian markets.

From a standing start, Specialmove has built a focused operation in the provision of recruitment services for the video games market. The company shows huge potential for growth and has the ability to become the leading name for global interactive video game recruitment.

They are also members of the REC – The Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

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Specialmove Consultancy Ltd
Hillington Park Innovation Centre
G52 4RU

+44 (0)141 5304555