Entries in 'Recruitment' (58)

Remedy Entertainment CEO Myllyrinne quits studio

Remedy Entertainment CEO Myllyrinne quits studio

The CEO of Quantum Break developer Remedy Entertainment has left after 15 years with the company.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 2:25PM in News
Gree shuts down its Vancouver studio

Gree shuts down its Vancouver studio

Japanese gaming firm Gree International has shut down its studio in Vancouver, Canada, laying off all staff and discontinuing development on all of the team’s projects.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 13th 2015 at 3:21PM in News
Former Epic boss Capps joins Unity as advisor

Former Epic boss Capps joins Unity as advisor

Mike Capps, the former president of Unreal Engine creator Epic Games, has joined Unity Technologies.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 8th 2015 at 12:39PM in News
Zynga to shed 18% of workforce

Zynga to shed 18% of workforce

Zynga is set to lay off 364 staff as part of its plans to stem its losses and move back into profit.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 7th 2015 at 10:42AM in News

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Club Penguin staff cut by Disney

Club Penguin staff cut by Disney

A series of job cuts has been made throughout Disney Interactive, specifically the team behind kids games platform Club Penguin.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 12:42PM in News
DeNA cuts jobs at North American studios

DeNA cuts jobs at North American studios

Japanese publisher DeNA has laid of an unspecified but reportedly significant number of employees in the US.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 13th 2015 at 11:34AM in News
Ubisoft reshuffles UK PR team - Petrullo leaves, McGarry joins

Ubisoft reshuffles UK PR team - Petrullo leaves, McGarry joins

There have been some major changes at Ubisoft’s UK PR team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 10:56AM in News
Rod Cousens leaves Codemasters, becomes new Jagex CEO

Rod Cousens leaves Codemasters, becomes new Jagex CEO

UK games industry stalwart Rod Cousens has left Codemasters and taken the job of CEO at Jagex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 2:14PM in News

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55 jobs lost at Driveclub dev Evolution, report says

55 jobs lost at Driveclub dev Evolution, report says

Driveclub developer Evolution could be about to lose half of its staff.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 2:44PM in News
Ubisoft opens new Customer Relationship Centre in Newcastle

Ubisoft opens new Customer Relationship Centre in Newcastle

Newcastle is the host of a new Ubisoft office, which opens today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 2:58PM in News
OPM latest firm to partner with MCV Awards 2015

OPM latest firm to partner with MCV Awards 2015

Recruitment partner OPM has signed on as Gift Partner for this year's MCV Awards.

on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:49PM in News
Simon Byron joins Curve Digital as publishing director

Simon Byron joins Curve Digital as publishing director

Premier PR’s Simon Byron is leaving the company to make the jump into publishing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2015 at 11:05AM in News

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Layoffs hit Daybreak Game Company (formerly known as SOE)

Layoffs hit Daybreak Game Company (formerly known as SOE)

Rebranded developer Daybreak Game Company has cjob losses at its San Diego and Austin studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 9:33AM in News
Head video games buyer leaves Amazon

Head video games buyer leaves Amazon

Amazon UK's category leader for video games and software, Ketu Patel, has left the etailer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 10th 2015 at 2:42PM in News
New Year, New Job: Building your CV with experience from around the industry

New Year, New Job: Building your CV with experience from around the industry

Cryss Leonhart, community manager at online game company Aeria Games Europe, tells us the lessons he has learnt moving from journalism to indie development, and eventually, community management. 

on Jan 27th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
New Year, New Job: Recruitment tips from around the industry

New Year, New Job: Recruitment tips from around the industry

It’s a New Year, and it could well be a new start for your career.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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APPOINTMENTS: Fresh changes at Nintendo UK

APPOINTMENTS: Fresh changes at Nintendo UK

There have been a number of changes in Nintendo's UK team. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 11:46AM in News
56% of the UK games industry work more than 41 hours a week

56% of the UK games industry work more than 41 hours a week

It’s official. The UK games industry is full of workaholics.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News
New Year, New Job: Why work experience is a great start in the industry

New Year, New Job: Why work experience is a great start in the industry

Alex Gouldman's time as an intern for industry charity GamesAid is shortly coming to a close.

on Jan 22nd 2015 at 1:00PM in News
New Year, New Job: Why you should move overseas for work

New Year, New Job: Why you should move overseas for work

Last year, QA specialist Justin Cutress moved from the UK to the Czech Republic so he could work at start-up mobile game company Cashplay.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 21st 2015 at 1:55PM in News
New Year, New Job: How to get a job in marketing

New Year, New Job: How to get a job in marketing

Katy Ellis, account executive at experiential marketing firm Amplify, shares her journey through the games industry and offers her tips for applying for jobs. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 20th 2015 at 2:40PM in News
New Year, New Job: Five common job interview mistakes

New Year, New Job: Five common job interview mistakes

Lis Naylor, MD of recruitment firm Lis Welsh, tells us what the biggest interview pitfalls job hunters face and how they can be avoided.

on Jan 19th 2015 at 1:45PM in News
New Year, New Job: Ubisoft's Stefano Petrullo on moving from journalism to PR

New Year, New Job: Ubisoft's Stefano Petrullo on moving from journalism to PR

You might know him as a senior PR manager for publisher Ubisoft, but Stefano Petrullo led a long career before this, starting off as a journalist in Italy.

on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
New Year, New Job: How to become a community manager

New Year, New Job: How to become a community manager

Capcom UK's social and community manager Neil Gorton tells us how producing videos on YouTube helped him get his job today and what challenges his role involves. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2015 at 1:10PM in News
New Year, New Job: What a magazine editor looks for in writers applying for work

New Year, New Job: What a magazine editor looks for in writers applying for work

Official PlayStation Magazine's editor Matthew Pellett shares what he looks for in candidates applying to the publication, and offers his top tips for landing a job in the games media.  ...

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 14th 2015 at 1:00PM in News