Category Archives: Jobs
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 21:24 BST
Denise F. Warren, executive vice president of the Digital Products and Services Group at The New York Times Company, is the first woman to br appointed to EA’s board of directors and audit board, the firm has announced.
Sun, May 12, 2013 | 23:54 BST
Social and mobile publisher Gree has confirmed a series of lay-offs, with reports suggesting as many as 30 staff were made redundant.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 19:15 BST
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 06:20 BST
Patrice Désilets has said over Twitter that he wasn’t the only developer fired by Ubisoft yesterday.
Fri, May 03, 2013 | 18:23 BST
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 15:17 BST
Mobile publisher Glu Mobile has laid-off around 68 staff members as it moves to a games-as-a-service business model. Those affected include Griptonite Games in Kirkland, San Francisco and Beijing. Glu closed its Brazil office last year. “We believe concentrating resources on fewer titles, with a greater centralized support infrastructure will accelerate revenue growth in Q4 2013 and beyond,” CEO Niccolo de Masi told IGN. “A reduction in force was commenced today to promote talent density throughout the studio, as well as fund over 80 new [games as a service] colleagues.” Thanks GI International.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 02:37 BST
Two little bits of gossip regarding RTS developer Petroglyph suggesting job cuts and a new game in the works.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 07:47 BST
EA has put the Tiger Woods PGA Tour series on hold as a cost-saving measure, according to anonymous sources.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 09:40 BST
Following rumours of the closure of the entire EA Partners label, EA has made a very vague statement confirming lay-offs and restructuring.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 10:22 BST
Multiple reports suggests the development group formerly known as Team Bondi has been let go after the LA Noire studio was unable to find a publisher for new project Whore of the Orient.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 04:07 BST
Although EA still isn’t keen to comment, it has made layoffs at at least one and probably two studios, with talk of a wider restructuring across its mobile and social divisions.
Sat, Apr 13, 2013 | 20:39 BST
EA has lad-off an undisclosed number of number staff members at its customer service center in Galway, reports Ireland’s The Journal. When asked for a statement on the matter, the firm provided the trade outlet with the same response given to the lay-offs which occurred earlier in the week in Montreal. In September of last year, EA announced it would add 300 new jobs to the 200 already present at its Galway offices, through an IDA Ireland-supported expansion. While EA would not comment on the number affected, the trade journal understands the number of cuts equate to less than 20 positions. Thanks, Sorvin.
Sat, Apr 13, 2013 | 16:27 BST
Twisted Pixel’s lead designer Dan Teasdale has announced he has left the studio.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 14:55 BST
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 20:06 BST
Electronic Arts has laid-off some of its employees at EA Mobile Montreal, and while the firm has commented on the matter, it had refused to provide the specific number of those affected.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 03:05 BST
Namco Bandai is expanding with two new international offices. A press release by the British Columbia Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training notes that Namco Bandai Vancouver will begin operation in june, while an unnamed Singapore office will also open sometime this year. The former will developer social games, while the latter’s role is unknown. The BC government seems pretty chuffed to have secured a new source of jobs – especially among recent reports of games industry companies packing up and heading east.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 23:08 BST
Resident Evil: Operation Racoon City and Galactic Reign developer Slant Six Games has issued another round of temporary lay-offs with the intention to rehire all staff.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 10:27 BST
Former Gears of War producer Rod Fergusson, who joined Irrational Games to assist with BioShock Infinite, is moving on already.
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 | 23:43 BST
Sega has announced the closure of Sega Studios Australia, the Brisbane studio behind Stormrise.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 01:49 BST
In addition to his exisiting appointment as deputy head of consumer games R&D, Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono has accepted a position as a corporate office at Capcom Japan. On Twitter, the famously friendly industry veteran said it might be “tough” to enjoy the new role in addition to his current duties; Ono was taken ill last year due to overwork and has since publicly criticised Capcom for the pressure it places on staff.