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David Smith - Managing Director

Interactive Selection is the market leading search and recruitment company
working only in computer games and interactive entertainment. The company was founded by David Smith in 1996 with an office in London, UK. Interactive Selection enjoys working with the very best of recruiter associates in the USA and now Japan and the Nordic region (Sweden). We do not advertise. Candidates are attracted to the company by reputation and word of mouth.

We believe that recruitment is a partnership and should be FUN. We work hard to take the stress out of the process and deliver long term success to all parties.

Our service is free to job seekers. Let Interactive Selection do the work for you. We will advise you every step of the way looking out for your best interests.

We are dedicated to finding the best opportunities for our registered job seekers in over 200 client companies that include 2K Games, Bioware/Pandemic, Codemasters, Crytek, Disney Interactive, Eidos, Foundation 9, Funcom, Hasbro, Midway, NCSoft, Sony, THQ, UbiSoft, Vivendi Universal Games and Warner Brothers.

Over the last 12 years we have worked tirelessly to help candidates find jobs in the world's top computer and video games developers, publishers, distributors and retailers. We also work closely with the leading console hardware, accessory and peripheral manufacturers.

In recent years new clients have included online and wireless publishers and distributors of digital interactive entertainment products, be they ISPs, games retailers, entertainment and e-commerce portals on the internet, broadband or in cable, satellite, interactive TV or 3G mobile. We also work in both the casual and serious games sectors. Expect us to be talking now to clients bringing you tomorrow's interactive entertainment across all delivery platforms.

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Interactive Selection - Why work with us?

1. Focus and specialisation in games and interactive entertainment.

We only work in interactive entertainment. We have 10 years of success serving this one market. We are not reliant on other sectors to subsidise our offering to you.

2. Reputation based on word of mouth, not paid for advertising.

We attract both clients and new job seekers by reputation and word of mouth. We do not need to advertise our jobs in the trade press to maintain our profile.

3. Global reach tailored to local needs.

We work for clients and place job seekers in all the world's attractive, less attractive and unusual locations, with a network of consultants willing to help you. Our fee rates for clients reflect local salaries and individual company circumstances.

4. A commitment to professional recruiting and ethical standards.

We are signed up to rigorous codes of conduct with both the REC (UK) and PEER (worldwide). Both trade bodies demand the highest professional recruiting standards and take complaints seriously. We commit to providing a good service to all our users.

5. Fully trained, games industry experienced consultants .

All our consultants have a minimum of 4 years games industry experience and are AREC qualified.

6. High visibility on your desk top and at international shows.

You can view and talk to our consultants from the comfort of your desk for free using our Skype video links and webcams. You can also meet us at many of the world's games conferences and shows.

A Commitment to Standards

We commit to the highest standards. Interactive Selection was the first recruitment agency specialising in games to join the REC, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, representing over 6000 recruiters in the UK. This body represents excellence in recruitment and demonstrates a commitment to high standards of service to both employers and candidates. David Smith is Vice Chairman of the REC's IT & Comms Sector Group.

Interactive Selection is also a proud member of PEER - the first non US recruiter to be invited to join the new trade association of Professional Electronic Entertainment Recruiters which comprises the recruiters worldwide committed to serving better the industry. All PEER members stand by the association's Charter Agreement which demands the highest professional recruiting standards and practice.

Recruitment & Employment Confederation Member

PEER Member

Interactive Selection is currently seeking talented recruiters for its Wimbledon UK office.