Realtime Worlds said today it’s hit 250 staff, and has more than 40 positions currently available.
The Scottish developer is finally moving to launch MMO APB in conjunction with EA Partners and now taken on an additional 8,000 sqft of offices to provide high quality working space to compliment the current 26,000 sqft premises.
All the firm’s jobs are listed here. Press release after the break.
For Immediate Release:
REALTIME WORLDS HITS 250 STAFF
Award winning developer now one of the UK’s largest developers.
DUNDEE, Scotland – May 18, 2009 – Realtime Worlds, the leading independent video game developer, announced today that its ambitious growth plans have now taken it up to and beyond having 250 staff. And that plans are set for it to continue to grow to considerably more than 300 by early 2010 when it will have launched its next title, APB.
To accommodate the increased talent pool, the company has recently just taken on an additional 8,000 sqft of offices to provide high quality working space to compliment the current 26,000 sqft premises.
Realtime Worlds’ CEO, Gary Dale, commented “The calibre and potential of games we are creating requires staff of the highest calibre and we’re proud to have found 250 immensely talented and creative individuals so far, and look forward to finding more like-minded people to join the family.”
“We’re coming off the back of a very successful E3, with APB winning countless plaudits, which increases the level of excitement over the coming months as we ramp up to launch.”
Dr Richard Wilson, CEO of Tiga, the national trade association for game developers, added:
“Realtime Worlds’ expansion is a testament to the company’s inherent strengths: creativity, drive and professionalism. The company’s exciting growth is also emblematic of the potential of the UK video games sector. At a time of rising unemployment, Realtime World’s recruitment drive demonstrates the capacity of the video games sector to help lead the UK economy out of recession.”
Realtime Worlds currently has over 40 vacancies, listed at www.realtimeworlds.com