Entries in 'jobs' (79)

New Year, New Job: How to become a games retail buyer

New Year, New Job: How to become a games retail buyer

Retail veteran Mike Fethers tells us what being a games buyer involves and what skills retailers look for in prospective candidates.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 12th 2015 at 1:15PM in News
LAST CHANCE: MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey closes today

LAST CHANCE: MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey closes today

Less than eight hours remain to take part in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey. 

on Jan 12th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Jobs at risk at Codemasters

Jobs at risk at Codemasters

A number of jobs are on the line at UK developer and publisher Codemasters.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 2:51PM in News
New Year, New Job: How to get a role in QA

New Year, New Job: How to get a role in QA

Testology's Harrison Baker shares his tips for getting into video game quality assurance.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 9th 2015 at 1:30PM in News

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REMINDER: Four more days to fill in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey

REMINDER: Four more days to fill in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey

You have just four more days to take part in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey. 

on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:39AM in News
New Year, New Job: How to get a role in PR

New Year, New Job: How to get a role in PR

Tracey McGarrigan, head of PR and communications at Green Man Gaming, Playfire and Green Man Loaded, offers her tips for landing a job in PR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 8th 2015 at 12:49PM in News
New Year, New Job: How to get a role in video journalism

New Year, New Job: How to get a role in video journalism

Gav Murphy has held video production roles at the likes of Future, Gamer Network and, now, IGN.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 7th 2015 at 1:01PM in News
REMINDER: Only six days remain to take part in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey

REMINDER: Only six days remain to take part in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey

You have just under one week to fill in MCV and Develop's 2015 Salary Survey. 

on Jan 6th 2015 at 10:10AM in News

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New Year, New Job: Kick start your career in the games industry

New Year, New Job: Kick start your career in the games industry

MCV is kicking off 2015 with a month of coverage on how to get a new job in the games industry, or climb further up the ladder. 

on Jan 6th 2015 at 10:01AM in News
110 jobs lost in Rovio studio closure

110 jobs lost in Rovio studio closure

Rovio has laid off approximately 110 staff and closed its studio in Tampere.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Dec 4th 2014 at 4:03PM in News
Green Man Gaming marketing boss departs

Green Man Gaming marketing boss departs

EVP of marketing Darren Cairns is leaving online retailer Green Man Gaming. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 28th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Jagex's Transformers Universe team suffers layoffs

Jagex's Transformers Universe team suffers layoffs

UK developer Jagex in the process of laying off an unknown number of staff.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 11th 2014 at 10:37AM in News

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NCsoft confirms layoffs as mobile and tablets are targeted

NCsoft confirms layoffs as mobile and tablets are targeted

A number of developers have lost their jobs amidst a restructuring at MMO makers NCsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 10:53AM in News
AMD shedding 700 jobs

AMD shedding 700 jobs

PC component manufacturer AMD plans to cut seven per cent of its global workforce.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
Rovio sacking up to 16% of Finnish workforce

Rovio sacking up to 16% of Finnish workforce

Angry Birds developer Rovio has announced plans to “simplify” its organisation by cutting 130 jobs – around 16 per cent of its workforce.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 9:02AM in News
30 jobs lost at Mind Candy

30 jobs lost at Mind Candy

Moshi Monsters outfit Mind Candy has laid off 30 staff.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 1:29PM in News

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Simon MIller returns to PR

Simon MIller returns to PR

Videogamer editor-in-chief Simon Miller has joined 2K Games as its new UK PR and social manager. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:03AM in News
PR veteran Bryant joins Jagex

PR veteran Bryant joins Jagex

Jonnie Bryant has moved to Jagex as head of PR.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 28th 2014 at 4:31PM in News
Apple App Store enjoys a record-breaking July

Apple App Store enjoys a record-breaking July

The market may be getting increasingly tough for Apple, but that isn’t stopping the continued growth of the App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 12:14PM in News
Lucy James joins GameSpot

Lucy James joins GameSpot

GameSpot has announced that Lucy James has joined the site as a video producer. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 18th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
Microsoft to confirm job cuts this week, report says

Microsoft to confirm job cuts this week, report says

Something in the region of 6,000 job cuts could to be announced at Microsoft later this week, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 9:43AM in News
Homefront: The Revolution director quits Crytek, report claims

Homefront: The Revolution director quits Crytek, report claims

The situation at Crytek’s UK studio appears to be worsening.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2014 at 9:30AM in News
Riot offers new staff money if they quit

Riot offers new staff money if they quit

Newcomers to League of Legends creator Riot Games are being offered up to $25,000 to quit their jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 11:51AM in News
Three staff cut as Polygon moves away from features and video

Three staff cut as Polygon moves away from features and video

US games journalism powerhouse Polygon has dropped three staff members as part of a tweak to its editorial direction.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2014 at 10:35AM in News
Samsung sales boss saw Jobs death as "best opportunity to attack iPhone"

Samsung sales boss saw Jobs death as "best opportunity to attack iPhone"

Documents unearthed as part of a US legal battle between Apple and Samsung have revealed the distasteful truth underpinning some corporate strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 11:12AM in News