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  • ​"Working with Aardvark Swift has been smooth and simple.Our brief to Aardvark was to find senior - principal games programmers, thanks to the clear communication we enjoy with their recruitment team, we detailed the skills and project background we'd like to see. Because of this Aardvark Swift quickly provided a selection of potential hires that were a great fit for both our team and project requirements.The recruitment process was smooth throughout and we're pleased with the talent they’ve helped us secure and we look forward to continuing our partnership."

    Dylan Beale
    Dylan Beale, Studio Director

    DPS Games - A Wargaming Studio

  • ​"Aardvark provided a key service to our studio when we were looking to make a pivotal hire as we transitioned to UE from a proprietary engine.Bringing onboard a Tech Director is no small task but Aardvark Swift quickly understood the specific requirements of the role and how we needed a Tech Director to both manage the Programming team and train them on UE.It was important we also found someone who had experience of handling a new IP from it's infancy through a full development cycle as we embarked on a new project.Aardvark proved to us they understood exactly was required and found us the ideal candidate and we look forward to working with them again."

    Enis Mehmet Acar
    Enis Mehmet Acar, HR Manager

    DECK13 Interactive

  • ​The team at Aardvark Swift has been a great partner for us as we've been growing our team over the last year. Across multiple disciplines and levels of experience they have reliably found us high calibre candidates that match the profile of what we're looking for. These well-vetted candidates have enabled us to move quickly and get our roles filled.

    Brendan Dillon
    Brendan Dillon, Chief Operating Officer

    Romero Games

  • ​“Partnering with Aardvark Swift has been a great decision for us. We’d reached a point where we wanted to hire a Producer to optimise our work across multiple projects. Being a small studio it was important they could quickly get to grips with our projects and how we work.​Aardvark Swift delivered us candidates carefully matched to our requirements for the position. the whole process as handled quickly and efficiently with our hire completed within 3 weeks of our initial chat with Aardvark, due to their understanding of what we wanted and the regular communication between Aardvark and our studio.​The personal attention and expertise from Aardvark Swift have made all the difference. We’re delighted with the outcome and our ongoing collaboration.”

    Charles Griffith
    Charles Griffith, Founder & Design Director

    Cavalier Game Studios

  • ​I have had the privilege of working with A for over a year now as the Talent Acquisition Manager at YAGER, and I can say that our partnership has been positive. ASwift consistently demonstrates their commitment to delivering good-quality recruitment services.The quality and quantity of candidates provided by ASwift have met my expectations. They have a good understanding of our specific needs and most candidates presented not only possess the necessary skills and experience but also align with our company culture.ASwift's dedication to finding candidates who are not only technically proficient but also have cultural alignment has been a key strength of our partnership. They take the time to understand our organization and its values, ensuring that most of the candidates they present are not only skilled but also poised to thrive within our unique environment.Speed is of the essence in the competitive world of talent acquisition, and ASwift has consistently delivered on this front as well. Their promptness in providing candidate profiles and facilitating the interview process has expedited our hiring cycles, allowing us to secure a couple of top talent more efficiently. The team is highly responsive and always ready to address any questions or concerns promptly.Overall, our partnership with ASwift has been a resounding positive journey. We have made successful hires through their services, and I look forward to continuing our collaboration

    Fre Machado
    Fre Machado, Talent Acquisition Manager


  • ​As a small indie studio without a dedicated talent acquisition team, we sometimes struggle to find the time to focus on recruitment, or to find the right candidates for the role. Aardvark Swift has been a lifesaver for us when it comes to recruitment. They’ve consistently delivered top talent to our studio, making the hiring process smooth and efficient. Their expertise in finding experienced candidates from the gaming industry is evident, and their dedication to finding the right fit tailored for our team is unmatched. Their recruitment expertise and industry knowledge have filled critical roles that we struggled with for a long time. Partnering with Aardvark Swift has been a game-changer for our studio's growth and success.

    Rob Lennon
    Rob Lennon, Co-Founder

    Riyo Games

  • ​It really doesn’t matter where you are, Athina is a perfect example of how the perfect job can find you! Our Commercial team was looking for candidates who matched the precise skillset that Ubisoft were looking for. Athina ticked all of the boxes, and when we reached out to her she was travelling across Australia at the time! This is her first role within the games industry and she’s doing great.

    Athina Hachenberg
    Athina Hachenberg, German Player Support Agent


  • "Last year was challenging for recruitment and, with a lot of changes happening in the business, and in the industry as a whole, we needed help to support us in developing our team. Over the past 12 months, Aardvark Swift have assisted us in the successful placement of twelve candidates across a range of disciplines including Design, Art, Programming and Production, and at all levels of seniority. We’ve worked with Aardvark Swift for many years and can always rely on them to find a candidate with both the skills we’re looking for, and who is the right person for our team. The Aardvark Swift team are always happy to help and are generous with their time; they are always keen to understand exactly what it is we need and are very responsive to feedback."

    Emma Blenkinsop
    Emma Blenkinsop, Administration Manager

    Coatsink Software Ltd.

  • ​“We enjoy a close and collaborative working partnership with Aardvark Swift. Open and honest two-way dialogue has led to a greater understanding of the Studio’s needs and the candidate/industry landscape resulting in stronger candidate submissions across all roles."

    Helen Haynes
    Helen Haynes, Senior HR Officer

    Deep Silver Dambuster Studios

  • ​Matthew attended the Get in the Game careers talk at the University of Central Lancashire back in 2017. He became a finalist in the Grads in Games Rising Star game development challenge in 2018, and secured an internship off of the back of that at Boss Alien. We knew he was going to be one to watch! Matthew followed this by winning Search for a Star, and we worked together to get him his first permanent industry role at d3t!

    Matthew Lowe
    Matthew Lowe, Junior Programmer


  • ​“We have been delighted to continue to develop our partnership with Aardvark Swift to support our recruitment needs. They have invested time to deeply understand our business structure and culture, allowing them to ensure the candidates presented are pre-qualified to an extremely high standard. This level of understanding and trust that we have built allows us to work quickly to secure the best talent available in the marketplace and enhance our team’s capability."

    Natalie Leighton
    Natalie Leighton, Head of HR (EMEA)


  • ​Build a Rocket Boy were looking for someone to head up internal recruitment. This was a key hire for them and was pivotal for the growth of their studio. Antonio was a Senior Recruiter at Epic Games, looking to progress his career. This role was a perfect fit for him and he’s been leading the charge of studio development at Build a Rocket Boy ever since!

    Antonio Papa
    Antonio Papa, Head of Talent Acquisition

    Build A Rocket Boy

  • "​We’ve worked with Aardvark Swift for many years now and we have always found them to be efficient, effective, and professional when it comes to helping us recruit. They are understanding and responsive to our specific needs, for example, when we had a particular requirement for several environment artists for short-term contracts Aardvark managed to fill all the positions within a set timeframe which really supported us for the final push in the development of our title."

    Katie Mcfetridge
    Katie Mcfetridge, Recruiter


  • ​Solal was working at Jagex as a Product Manager, but as a French national he had his eyes set on Canada. We worked together to make his dream a reality, eventually landing a role within Gameloft in Montreal. He’s still working in the same role, but now he’s emigrated and living in the country he wants to be in.

    Solal Le Gall
    Solal Le Gall, Product Manager

    Gameloft Montreal

  • ​"Aardvark Swift have found us developers that have resulted in a substantial and sustained impact on our studio’s growth and structure, from talented graduates through to directors in their respective discipline."

    Duncan Kershaw
    Duncan Kershaw, Production & Business Director

    Ballistic Moon

  • ​Laura had taken a break from the tech industry and was looking for a route back in so her skills could be ultilised in an environment she was passionate about. After speaking with us, we managed to ensure that Hadean recognised her potential. She’s now their Program Manager, an exciting role as Hadean design the cloud computing systems of the future.

    Laura Nigri
    Laura Nigri, Program Manager


  • ​Nitin actually approached us due to a strong relationship we have with another candidate. The pair knew each other, and word of mouth had Nitin reach out to us. He’d previously worked with the Paris office at Ubisoft as a Senior Tools Programmer and was looking for a new challenge. He now works as the Lead Tools Programmer at Wargaming, and he’s in charge of his very own team!

    Nitin Khosla
    Nitin Khosla, Lead Tools Engineer

    DPS Games

  • ​“Aardvark Swift have a close working relationship with Steel City Interactive. We’ve made multiple hires with Aardvark, from graduates to seniors, enabling us to ramp up production drastically.”

    Asif Habib
    Asif Habib, Co-Founder

    Steel City Interactive

  • ​Femi saw our post on social media about our commitment to the BLM movement, offering free CV, portfolio, and career advice to black communities. I had a good chat with him to find out what type of role he was looking for. I discussed his situation with the Founder of Airship Images and it was a perfect fit! I introduced them both and now he’s working in his first role within video games!

    Femi Boye
    Femi Boye, Marketing & Engagement Manager

    Airship Interactive

  • ​"Utilising the expertise of several specialist consultants, Aardvark Swift have made multiple placements across a number of disciplines that have had a crucial impact on Dovetail’s all-round business model and development."

    Fiona Turner
    Fiona Turner, Senior Talent & CSR Executive

    Dovetail Games

  • ​Ben worked as a Environment and Technical Artist at a major developer but was made redundant after a period of restructuring. He reached out to us and within two weeks of him losing his job we had secured him a position at Stellar Entertainment. How now works in a more senior role than the one he lost, progressing his career, and was back in employment quickly!

    Ben Merrick
    Ben Merrick, Senior Environment Artist

    Stellar Entertainment

  • ​Anton was in love with Japan, from the culture and media this location is famed for, all the way through to their way of life. As a skilled programmer, he harboured dreams of being able to emigrate and work within the country. After working with me, he’s been able to do just that. He’s been working with Q-Games in Kyoto for several months now, and he’s doing great!

    Anton Guljajev
    Anton Guljajev, Game Programmer