Category Archives: Jobs
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 | 00:21 GMT
Rock Band, Dance Central and Fantasia: Music Evolved developer Harmonix has issues an unannounced but small number of lay-offs.
Sun, Dec 08, 2013 | 22:51 GMT
Halo 5 developer 343 Industries has snapped up former Crystal Dynamics staffer Tim Longo.
Fri, Dec 06, 2013 | 20:02 GMT
EA was named as one of British Columbia’s “Dream Employers” during a recent survey.
Thu, Dec 05, 2013 | 20:37 GMT
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 03:01 GMT
Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager is seeking new staff to work on a free-to-play, next-gen title, presumably its long-awaited new project.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 09:06 GMT
God of War: Ascension director Todd Papy left Sony Santa Monica Studio earlier this month and moved to Germany. He’s now confirmed his new role at Crytek.
Thu, Nov 28, 2013 | 12:24 GMT
Star War 1313 seems to have gone the way of the dodo, but EA Canada appears to be working on an open-world, next-gen Star Wars game.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 | 23:14 GMT
Modding is still one of the best ways to develop and showcase your talent to the games industry, as Alexander J. Velicky’s success story proves. The creator of the enormous Falskaar mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim announced on the Bethesda forums that he has won an associate designer position at original Halo developer Bungie, which is now working on upcoming shared-worlds shooter Destiny. Crediting his success in landing his dream job to his modding history, Velicky thanked the community for their support over the years.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 12:53 GMT
Crackdown 2 studio Ruffian Games is currently hiring for a variety of roles, a few of which concern a next-gen console product that will ship in 2014. Hear that? It’s someone pouring coals into the rumour furnace.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 | 22:35 GMT
God of War developer SCE Santa Monica has a mysterious, unannounced project on the go, and while we still have no idea what it is a new job ad gives a few vague suggestions.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 | 14:24 GMT
Microsoft Studios is looking to fill a Technical Producer position, and upon being hired, the candidate will help “drive the future of gaming through a hybrid of AAA quality games and service-based experiences, technology, and business models.” In other words, they’ll be developing a free-to-play title.
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 | 23:45 GMT
Disney Interactive co-president John Pleasants has tendered his resignation, citing the untenability of twin leadership.
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 | 09:30 GMT
Microsoft’s search for Steve Ballmer’s replacement as company CEO has been narrowed to just four candidates, according to a report from Reuters.
Tue, Nov 05, 2013 | 08:37 GMT
Octopus 8 Studios is a new UK outfit formed from Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games and ZeniMax veterans. Its currently got two games in development now, pegged for launch in late 2013 and 2014 respectively.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 | 10:23 BST
Gamer Network, publisher of VG247 and Eurogamer has promoted publishing director Simon Maxwell to COO after joining the company a year ago.
Sat, Oct 19, 2013 | 17:29 BST
Ninja Theory are still hiring and are currently looking for an engine programmer. The firm states it has “exciting new console projects coming up” so it’s looking for folks with relevant console or PC industry experience. Last we heard, the studio was working on new triple-A console title with shooting, melee and stealth mechanics running on Unreal Engine 4, and back in July, screencaps taken from a video giving a overview of the studio appeared, showing one of its latest project in the works. We reached out to Ninja Theory on the matter at the time, and were told it was something it couldn’t “comment on”. Hit up the link for more information on the position. Thanks, AGB.
Thu, Oct 17, 2013 | 20:57 BST
2K Marin, developers of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, has seen a round of staff reductions, 2K Games has confirmed.
Mon, Oct 14, 2013 | 10:19 BST
IGN’s parent company Ziff Davis International has appointed former CBS Interactive vice-president and UK managing director Geoff Inns. He joins the company as its new VP and MD. It should also be noted that CBS Interactive is Gamespot’s parent company.
Sat, Oct 05, 2013 | 16:49 BST
WB Games will expand its Montreal studio, adding 100 positions over the next five years. The expansion is part of a deal with the Quebec government which invested $63 million in grant money and incentives into the Batman: Arkham Origins studio. This is to help support the local development scene, and the new positions are expected to pay approximately $70,000 annually to employees. At present, the studio has around 325 permanent employees. Earlier this week, Ubisoft was a recipient of a $9.9 million grant by the government which it will use to expand it Montreal studio by 500 jobs. Thanks, GI International.
Wed, Oct 02, 2013 | 23:04 BST