Jenrick IT, specialist IT recruiter, has reported an increased demand for gaming skills across the UK as innovation continues to drive the UK economy forward Samantha Porter, Gaming Consultant Specialist at Jenrick IT recently commented on the increased demand in skills within the UK gaming sector:

"UI/UX/VFX Artists are in extremely high demand at the moment with skills such as  Unity3D, Unreal Engine, Maya, 3D studio Max as well as coding skills. However, being able to combine this with a graphic design and/or artistic skill set you’d be very well disposed towards the Interactive Entertainment Industry. For coders and programmers, C++ / C# is a good basis that can open doors to a wide range of roles. Online games developers/ web developers with Unity3D, HTML5, CSS3, Java, JQuery, JQueryUI are also in increased demand in the current UK gaming sector."

Key demand skills are: 

  • UI/UX/VFX
  • Unity3D
  • Unreal Engine
  • Maya
  • 3D studio Max
  • C++ / C#
  • Java
  • Unity3D
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Java
  • JQuery and JQueryUI / C#

Further Information

Jenrick IT is a leading UK recruitment consultancy for the Technology sector. If you are a C++ Programmer, 3D artist or Games Designer within the gaming sector or are seeking to hire top gaming talent within your organisation please call +44 (0) 1932 245 500 to speak to Specialist Consultant in the gaming sector, Samantha Porter, who will be able to discuss your requirements further. Click on the following links to Follow Sami on TWITTER, or connect with Samantha on LinkedIn. Image source: masonicgamer.com