Careers ServiceI want to work in games industry

Sector overview

Sector overview of the video games industry.

Typical job profiles


Games designer

Games developer

Useful online resources

Computer Games CreativeSkillset

Games Radar (including online magazines 

Grads in games Careers advice and jobs board

Scottish Games Network

Scottish Technology Industry annual report

Job sites & specialist recruiters


Datascope (recruitment agency) - includes careers advice

Into Games non-profit organisation that supports entry to this industry


TIGA (trade association for videogame industry) jobs board

Professional bodies