Thinking about getting a new job?

Will Freeman

Are you considering looking for a new job in the industry? If so the MCV jobs board is the best place to start your search.

This week there are numerous positions available, including our three featured jobs, which all offer a fantastic opportunity to further your career.

With a large number of postings on the MCV jobs board, there’s never been a better time to think about a move to pastures new. Whatever your discipline, there’s bound to be a vacancy that suits your experience.

Featured job:
Title: Music business lecturer
Location: UK - South
Salary: DOE
Description:

The Academy of Contemporary Music
World Leaders in Music Industry Education

School for Rock and Pop Musicians is looking to employ a music business lecturer to teach one of the modules on our new Higher Diploma course,
commencing in September 2009
 
Pay Rate: £27 – £29.50 per hour
(Hourly rate is dependant on level of course taught and relevant teaching qualifications)

Interactive Entertainment
This module looks into the world of leading computer games specialists, the legalities governing classification and ratings; and the moral, ethical and social issues that the interactive entertainment business brings. The module aims to develop students’ understanding of the infrastructure of this market segment by exploring the process of creating, developing, publishing and marketing of such products. Students will examine the role that music plays in interactive games; along with the eagerness of record companies and recording artists to be involved. Candidates must have reputable experience of working in the areas of new media and/or label management.
 
It is envisaged that the above module will require a lecturer to teach a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 hours a week (spread over one or two days), term time only. Exact hours and days will vary on a termly basis and will be dependent on the School’s timetabling. Please note that teaching may be comprised of either lessons or tutorials; or even both. More details of the exact hours will be given on application. The ability to build and influence positive relationships with the students and other staff members is imperative. Past teaching experience and qualifications (i.e. PGCE, PTLLS or CTLLS) is desirable.
 
If you are interested in the above post then please send your CV, along with a covering letter including two reference details to Rachel Sherfield (HR manager)
ACM, Rodboro Buildings, Bridge Street, Guildford, GU1 4SB or email to: hr@acm.ac.uk.
 
Closing date for all applications: 30th April 2009

Featured job
Title:
PR executive
Location: UK - London
Salary: DOE
Description:

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier publisher, licensor and developer of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming. Leveraging the distribution, marketing and sales infrastructure within Warner Bros, WBIE is a significant worldwide publisher for both Warner Bros' and third party game titles.

Under direction of the PR manager, EMEA, the PR executive is responsible for assisting and supporting 11 EMEA territories in all aspects of the PR strategies and tactics for WBIE video games and games distributed through third party distribution agreements. This will primarily involve providing European input into the global PR plans, ensuring timely delivery of assets from the global PR team in LA, delivering clear concise PR and asset briefings and information flow to 11 European territories and providing general publicity support to the region.


Proven PR experience required in gaming industry


A strong communicator able to work with people at all levels outside and within the organisation


Sound understanding of the marketing principles


Game lover – Must be passionate about gaming

Featured job

Title: World artists
Location: UK - South
Salary: DOE
Description:

We currently require world artist contractors to work alongside our internal development team on our Harry Potter Franchise. Contracts are available to start end of April 2009 until around the end of Jun 2009.

EA is looking for World Artists with demonstrable experience in the gaming industry, preferably with experience working on PS3 and XBOX 360 platforms. Ideally contractors will have shipped a number of titles previously on these platforms.

Key skills required for this role include but are not limited to:
·         Strong, demonstrable Maya World Modelling skills
·         Strong, demonstrable Photoshop skills
·         Z-brush skills desirable but not essential
·         Experience of next generation shading and    texture map creation
·         Good communication skills
·         Experience in World lighting techniques desirable but not essential
·         Experience in distributed development desirable

Rates are dependent upon experience and knowledge. Please visit www.jobs.ea.com to register your details.

If the trio above aren’t what you are looking for, there are plenty more vacancies listed on our jobs board, where you can also upload your CV and send it directly to recruiting companies.

Click here to find your dream job.

And if you're a recruiter looking to find new staff you can harness the diversity and experience of our huge pool of readers. Contact lesley.blumson@intentmedia.co.uk to find out more.

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