Technology, Media & Entertainment

Gaming

Industry Challenges

There has been much change in the gaming sector in recent years as it’s shifted from release dates and one-off purchase pricing, to subscription models (gaming as a service) and in-game purchasing.

However, one thing that remains constant is the competition among developers to acquire and retain the attention of the consumer. This constant pressure on gaming companies to stand out from the crowd, put tremendous pressure on developers and with the constant threat of competition for talent, it’s inevitable that high levels of staff burnout and turnover are going to be a problem.

In an industry where competition is fierce and talent is in short supply, there’s often a tendency for consolidation, whereby the larger players can help to address both of these issues, while also driving up revenues and valuations. It is therefore critical that in order to attract gaming developers, brands must invest in their employer brand and talent attraction strategies if they’re to continue to recruit talent organically.

Our Experience

Talent research specialists in the gaming industry.

From establishing new talent pools and supporting business growth to identifying leadership teams who can help the company meet new customer demands, our insights will give your talent acquisition strategy an unparalleled advantage. 

The Armstrong Craven team are experts in talent research and are always ready to support companies as they grow with the industry.

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Source: Ernst & Young

A 2019 study by EY revealed that companies face escalating personnel costs, with more than half of respondents saying a shortage of development and technical talent will accelerate over the next five years.

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